Chicago honors one of its own

Chicago native and “Second City” alumnus Jeff Garlin is slated to receive the 2009 Columbia College Chicago Impact Award, honoring his contributions to the entertainment industry.

“Throughout his career, Jeff has consistently kept Chicago in the forefront through his incorporation of the city itself into the fabric of his stand-up and theatrical work,” said Columbia College prexy Warrick L. Carter.

Garlin, co-star of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” will accept the kudo Nov. 19 at the Paramount Theater in Los Angeles.

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