Erica Ferguson held a grand opening for her art and culture business, Pink Giraffe Art Studio. Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

Pink Giraffe Art Studio Aims To Prove Creative Businesses Can Thrive On The South Side

Tired of traveling for wine and paint nights or yoga classes, a CPS teacher set out to build a creative hub in South Shore.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stages of the cross in Pilsen.

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

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."