Category: Death Notices

Pedro Alvarez, Force Behind El Prado In Maywood, Dies At 83

Friday, October 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11:00 p.m. 

Featured image: Pedro Alvarez, the longtime owner of El Prado in Maywood, died on Oct. 16. | Courtesy Carlos Alvarez 

Pedro Alvarez, who a half-century ago started what was likely the first first Cuban restaurant in Maywood and, according to his son, perhaps the first one in the Chicago suburbs, died on Oct. 16.

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Hundreds Mourn Beloved East Dance Coach Who ‘Bled Royal Blue’

Saturday, August 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Members of the Proviso East Pirateers dance in tribute to their coach, Tiffany Battle, who died on Aug. 3. Battle’s Aug. 11 funeral was held at Proviso East, her alma mater. | Photo: Proviso East Class of 2003 Fund 

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