Don Rashid, a South Shore resident of 42 years, grabs a bag in front of the tomatoes at the new Local Market. "It is with open arms that we welcome Local Market to the community, to provide us with the food and nourishment we need access to," Rashid said.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Food Desert No Longer: South Shore’s Local Market Opens As Hundreds Of Residents Celebrate

After six years of waiting, South Shore finally has a full-service grocery store in its new Local Market, which brings fresh produce, ready-made foods and packaged goods to the neighborhood.

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These South Side Peace Marches Aim To Empower Black Mothers, Feed Those In Need

Lace up those shoes and get those signs ready.

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Officers Who Violently Pulled Woman Out Of Car At Brickyard Mall Should Be Stripped Of Police Powers During Investigation, COPA Says

But a Chicago police spokeswoman on Friday said "nothing has changed at this time with the status of the officers" and the investigation is ongoing.