Barbara Jean Wright Court resident Latrell Johnson, 16, stands under a locked basketball rim at Barbara Jean Wright Courts. Mauricio Peña/Block Club Chicago

Reporters At Block Club Chicago Pick Their Favorite Stories Of 2018

We asked our reporters to share their favorite stories of 2018.

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Shop Local 2020: An Auburn Gresham, Chatham And Englewood Gift Guide

Buy from these local shops and retailers to support South Side businesses during hard times.

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You Can Support The Irish Nobleman, Local Artists By Shopping West Town Bar’s Pop-Up

Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.

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With No Help Coming From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.