Tomorrow, June 9th, from 4-9 p.m., Kincaid’s, 21st Amendment, and Petite G Jewelers are hosting a Block Party at 56th and Illinois called BBQ, Bourbon, & Bling!  In addition to those three businesses, Byrne’s Grilled Pizza, The Jazz Kitchen, Sangrita Saloon, The Sinking Ship, Be The Boutique, and Gomez BBQ will be participating.  In connection with the event Byrne’s is hosting a Grand Opening Party featuring live music by the Goodspeed Brothers from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  More information regarding Byrne’s Grand Opening can be found at:
ALSO, as noted before the biking & cancer research fundraising event 24 Hours of Booty is coming to the neighborhood on June 24th!  Please send an email to with your address if you would like to display a yard sign at your home.  More information on the event can be found at  You can register online at  Registration is $45, and riders are required to raise a minimum of $200 prior to the event.