Over 300 community members gathered at the Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave for Thursday’s 1Woodlawn meeting. Troy Closson/Block Club Chicago

City-Owned Land Near Obama Library In Woodlawn Should Become Thriving Commercial District, Residents Say

By next summer, the city wants to have a solid idea of what to do with commercial land it owns near 63rd Street.

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After Several Weeks Of Waiting, Innertown Pub Is Finally Opening Its Outdoor Beer Garden

At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted to not oppose the bar's permit.

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West Side Church Offering $100 Per Gun At Turn-In Event Saturday

The no-questions-asked gun dropoff is an effort to reduce gun violence on the West Side.

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Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a $50 million campus with a health center, urban farm and affordable housing to life.