GRCC PresentsCommunity News

Here’s where you’ll find community events, activities, and general news.

Behind the Scenes: The Making of Ravenswood’s “Blind Love”

Enjoy a behind the scenes look at the making and installation of “Blind Love” in a new short film. In 2021, the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce (GRCC), Ravenswood Community Council (RCC), and SSA #31 established the Ravenswood Sculpture Garden. Located along our historic industrial corridor, the Garden debuted with seven permanent sculptures. These new […] … Read more “Behind the Scenes: The Making of Ravenswood’s “Blind Love””

Join the Next Levy Senior Center Community Meeting

The Northeast Levy Senior Center (2019 W Lawrence Ave) is a community focal point for residents who are 60 and older. The Levy Center offers a variety of social, educational and recreational activities and provides valuable resources for residents. The Levy Center is supported by The NE Levy Center Village, a collaborative volunteer network that […] … Read more “Join the Next Levy Senior Center Community Meeting”

Ravenswood Light Up Nights Specials + Promotions

Ravenswood Light Up Nights returns on December 17, 18 and 19! Businesses and neighbors are kicking off the holiday season in Ravenswood by lighting it up for the weekend! We’ve got the scoop on all the special treats, promotions, and displays from GRCC member businesses. Read more “Ravenswood Light Up Nights Specials + Promotions”

Clark Street Crossroads: City Announces Study of Clark St Commercial District Between Montrose Foster

The City of Chicago has started work on a new study of the commercial district on Clark Street between Montrose and Foster Avenues. Dubbed “Clark Street Crossroads,” the study will seek to enhance the vitality and walkability of the corridor. Read more “Clark Street Crossroads: City Announces Study of Clark St Commercial District Between Montrose Foster”

Ravenswood Metra Construction Update August 2021

As of August 23rd, Leland Ave will be closed to traffic under the Metra tracks so that crews can install the new station’s platform. This closure is expected to last two weeks. Workers will maintain pedestrian access under the bridge and reopen one lane to traffic during the weekends. Read more “Ravenswood Metra Construction Update August 2021”

Ravenswood Summer Events Return: ArtWalk, Thirsty Ears & More

At long last, many of our favorite neighborhood festivals, celebrations, and gatherings are on the horizon. Read on for the latest updates Ravenswood ArtWalk, Malt Row on Damen, Thirsty Ears, Ravenswood On Tap, and other local events. Read more “Ravenswood Summer Events Return: ArtWalk, Thirsty Ears & More”

Bowmanville Buzz: Summer Events Return, Call for Volunteers

As Chicago reopens for business and play, our neighborhoods are springing back to life! Our friends at the Bowmanville Community Organization have been hard at work determining what events and programs they can move forward. Today, we bring you the latest Buzz from Bowmanville! Read more “Bowmanville Buzz: Summer Events Return, Call for Volunteers”

New Ravenswood Patio Rebate Program Helps Restaurants & Bars Increase Outdoor Capacity

As Chicago makes continued progress in the fight against COVID-19, local bars and restaurants are preparing for critical summer. To support these small business owners, GRCC is launching a new Ravenswood Patio Rebate program. Read more “New Ravenswood Patio Rebate Program Helps Restaurants & Bars Increase Outdoor Capacity”

RCC Book, Puzzle, and Board Game Drive for Ravenswood Senior Living

This May, the Ravenswood Community Council is launching a Book, Puzzle, and Board Game Drive to gather items for the community rooms at the new Ravenswood Senior Living facility. Click to learn how you can participate! Read more “RCC Book, Puzzle, and Board Game Drive for Ravenswood Senior Living”

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