Tag Archive for Shawn Michelle’s

Ice Cream Social

The truck for Shawn Michelle’s Homemade Ice Cream sits tucked away under the pavilion of Kimbark Plaza at 53rd and Kimbark Avenue. Parked oddly between Leona’s and CVS, the powder blue truck’s painted-on slogan, “Best Homemade Ice Cream in the…

Best of the South Side: Chatham

Chatham is famous for being the stoutest stronghold of Chicago’s African-American middleclass. Peace and quiet dominate the neighborhood’s character as well as its history. Before the Great Migration of the 1950s, Chatham was variously populated by Hungarians, Irish, and Jews.…