Homewood to seek condemnation of former Bogart’s Charhouse

(Photo by Tom Houlihan/H-F Chronicle)

It’s a legend in Flossmoor’s Heather Hill neighborhood.

For years, longtime residents have talked about the day that Muhammad Ali came to Heather Hill School.

The stories differ. There may have been an assembly. He may have put on a boxing exhibition, or helped conduct gym class.

But he was really there.

Ali’s second wife, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, lived close to the school in the 1980s and 1990s. The couple’s three girls and one boy — Maryum, Jamilah, Rasheda and . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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