South Shore Chamber executive director Tonya Trice cuts the ribbon at the July 1 announcement of a South Shore small business development center. Among the guests are Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th, far left) and state Sen. Robert Peters (D-13th, third from left).Julia Hunter/Work2gether4Peace

New South Shore Small Business Center Will Help Entrepreneurs Recover From Pandemic

The center, operated through the South Shore Chamber, is one of seven that recently opened across Illinois.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.