The Black Mall co-founders Dre Meekins and Cassiopeia Uhuru pose were dressed for the occassion at the 3rd Annual TBM Awards [Photo by Matt Marion]

The Black Mall Celebrates Black-Owned Businesses As Neighborhood Celebrities

The Black Mall, the online directory for black-owned businesses, honored companies over Memorial Day weekend in an effort to recognize their work and make them neighborhood celebrities.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Drowns Near Pratt Pier In Rogers Park

The man was fishing off of the pier when he decided to go for a swim and never resurfaced, police said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Car With 4 Men Tries To Lure Over Girl, 14, In Gladstone Park

The incident happened Friday in the 5900 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

What’s Going On At Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain? A $67,000 Restoration

The 1800s-era fountain marks the “epicenter of the neighborhood," a Wicker Park neighborhood leader said.