The community garden is located at 77th and Halsted. Flavian Prince/Provided

South Side Youth-Led Farmers Market Adding Open Mic Night Starting This Week

The market has been run by South Side youths for more than a decade. They're hoping an open mic night will help draw more customers to support Black and Brown vendors selling fresh produce and goods.

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Chicago Park District’s Plan For New Brighton Park Headquarters Lands Endorsement From Key City Committee

Some commissioners lauded a "transformational" investment in the South Side neighborhood while others cautioned about the risk of gentrification.

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Black Chicagoans Die 9 Years Before White Residents. The City Has A New Plan To Confront Racism And Close The Gap

Chicago's life expectancy gap is rooted in systemic racism, officials said when announcing the Healthy Chicago 2025 plan Thursday.