A Streets and Sanitation truck drives down a flooded South Shore Drive, a block north of the Windsor Beach Apartments.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

South Side Lakefront Erosion Has Been Ignored For Too Long, Neighbors Say. Now, They’re Demanding Answers

All Illinoisans who "enjoy the precious natural resource that is our lakefront" should get involved in the lakefront protection effort, state Rep. Curtis Tarver said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
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Help Clean Up Englewood Again! #TheHoodTakeover, Part 2, Is On This Weekend

Englewood resident Shamica Wilson is looking for more volunteers, cleaning supplies and donations to help clear garbage and debris off of 14 blocks along Racine Avenue. Find out how you can help.

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After Strike, University Of Illinois Hospital, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The contract includes hiring 160 full-time nurses to cut down caseloads, improved wages and more protective measures amid the pandemic.