From left: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, "Black-ish" actress Yara Shahidi, former President Barack Obama and Mimi Gonzalez of the Community Leadership Corps close out the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit, held at the Illinois Institute of Technology.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Obamas Focus On Community At Foundation Summit, But No Talk Of Neighbors’ Role In Presidential Center Plans

Michelle Obama said the presidential center will bring "life" to a dormant Jackson Park. "It might be protected and loved by its friends, but it's not used by the community."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Emporium Arcade Owners Bail On Plan To Expand MOCA Weed Dispensary In Logan Square

The dispensary was burglarized earlier this month and the burglar made off with more than $100,000 in cash, police said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago’s South Asian Community To Rally Against India’s Anti-Muslim Citizenship Measure

A demonstration planned for Sunday in West Ridge will mirror others across the country.