Category: Noted

Maywood’s ReUse Depot Among Chicago Magazine’s Best Places To Shop In The Suburbs

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Inside ReUse Depot in Maywood, which was recently featured in Chicago Magazine. | ReUse Depot/Twitter

“Fill your tank and get a Metra pass,” writes Chicago Magazine reporters in the publication’s special Suburbia issue. “Here are the best places to eat, drink, bike, hike, shop, party, and explore, from the Wisconsin border to Indiana and beyond.”

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VFP Honors Black Mayors, History Makers And Living Legacies

Monday, March 25, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

During a reception held March 23 at Rock of Ages Baptist Church’s T.H. Wade Foundation Center, 1405 Madison St. in Maywood, the Village Free Press formally recognized the 10 individuals designated Black History Makers and Living Legacies in a special Black History section of the print paper that we published last month.

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East Grad, Ford Model Offers Area Girls A Lesson In Grace

Sunday, March 17, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Robin Harris, left, instructs young women during a makeup tutorial on March 17 in Chicago. | Shanel Romain

Robin Harris, a Proviso East High School graduate and fashion model, stands stately and statuesque at 6’1” tall. Her good looks and long, lithe frame landed her a contract with Ford Models, the internationally known modeling agency. Her height, however, also presented some challenges.

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