Sweet Beginnings, LLC was one of seven West Side small businesses that received grants from West Side United in 2019.Sarah Conway/City Bureau

West Side’s Small Businesses And Nonprofits Will Share In $725,000 In Grants To Lift Up Residents, Cut Lifespan Gap

"If you live in a place that has job opportunities, education opportunities and a healthy neighborhood, you are just much more likely to be healthy."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

After Cyclist Stabbed By Stranger On The 606, Suspect Remains At Large — And Neighbors Want Answers

"I totally understand that the police have more than their hands full ... but some leadership and clarity and partnership with the community would be appreciated," one neighbor said.

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Lightfoot Plans To Spend $4.5 Million To Keep Woodlawn Residents In Their Homes Near Obama Center

Woodlawn Ald. Jeanette Taylor said the mayor’s proposal does not do enough to protect residents from being pushed out.

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Olive-Harvey College Hosting Aviation Job Fair On South Side Thursday

The job fair is an extension of the school's Aviation Futures Training Program, which prepares students for the expanding industry.