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St. Sabina Church Members Vow To ‘Stand With Mike’ After Father Michael Pfleger Removed For Another Child Sex Abuse Allegation

Longtime church members say they will continue to support Father Michael Pfleger following a new allegation of child sex abuse filed against the pastor.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Check Out Chatham, South Shore, Hyde Park And Kenwood During Open House Chicago

Neighbors can tour a century-old church in Hyde Park and a vacant theater in South Shore with murals dedicated to musical legends.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Harold Washington’s Legacy As Chicago’s First Black Mayor Gets The Spotlight In ‘Punch 9’: ‘Somebody Had To Make This Movie’

The doc shows Washington's journey as he faced racist pushback and challenges from political heavyweights. It'll center a curriculum so more students know about Washington’s life.

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‘Miracle On 79th Street’: Auburn Gresham’s Healthy Hub Opens, Bringing Restaurants, A Clinic, Bank, And More To The South Side

The Healthy Lifestyle Hub will transform a building that sat vacant for more than two decades into a prime destination for neighbors, beginning a “new chapter in this neighborhood’s history,” officials said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

‘Food Truck Saturdays’ Will Bring Music, Good Eats To Chatham’s Mahalia Jackson Court This Month

Neighbors can dine on barbecue from I-94 Ribs, shrimp baskets from Haire's Gulf Shrimp and more every Saturday. The Mahalia Jackson Court opened with much fanfare in September.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Nikole Hannah-Jones Is Bringing ‘The 1619 Project’ To Chicago With WBEZ’s Natalie Moore

The free October discussion with examine the negative and positive reactions since the publication of "The 1619 Project" in 2019.

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What Does A Perfect Day In Chicago Look Like? A New Recipe And Guidebook Takes You Across The City

"(A) Part: A Recipe Guidebook to Chicago" features more than 20 local creators taking you to their favorite places and sharing recipes that remind them of Chicago.

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Short Film Puts Spotlight On ’40s South Side Through Black Love And Poetry: ‘We Need A Lot More Stories’

The film explores Black, queer love through the lens of a '40s poet. Viewers can watch "The Funnel" virtually Friday at the Reeling Film Festival.

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Englewood Connect, A $14 Million Culinary Hub And Community ‘Living Room,’ Breaks Ground At Century-Old Firehouse

Developers at McLaurin Development Partners said construction will begin on the culinary hub in the "coming weeks," and it could open by summer.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Auburn Gresham’s Jamaican Jerk Villa Moves Into Larger Location On 79th Street, With Restaurant And Bar Opening Next Spring

The new location is open with to-go options, but once the expansion is complete, neighbors can sit and enjoy their dinners with a cocktail.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

The Lyte Collective Opens $1.8 Million Community Center, Giving Youth Experiencing Homelessness A Safe Space To Call Home

Young people can visit the Lyte Lounge three days a week to get the services they need or relax in a music studio, art space and yoga room.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

$5 Million Chatham Car Wash Approved By City A Day After Neighbors Protest Plan: ‘We’re Not Being Heard’

Chatham neighbors said they don't want a car wash on the vacant site because it will add traffic. They want a sit-down restaurant or something that will add more jobs to the area.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

A $5.3 Million Restaurant Hub Will Open In Englewood Next Year: ‘We Want To Do Something Different’

The food hub will house Pass the Peas, a soul food restaurant, and Ellie's Urban Grill, a sports and entertainment eatery. Pop-up restaurants will serve a range of cuisines.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood’s Whole Foods Market Could Have New Grocer Announced ‘In The Next 30 Days’

Developers have narrowed their list of what will replace Whole Foods down to three choices. The new grocer will open early next year, developers said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

A TikTok Historian And Englewood Artist Are Launching South Side Neighborhood Tours To ‘Change The Perspectives’

Shermann "Dilla" Thomas and Tonika Johnson will host two tours Sept. 25 exploring the past and present of Englewood.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Whole Foods Market Will Close Its Much-Touted Englewood Store In November

Employees received a 60-day notice Tuesday, an employee said. Whole Foods representatives announced in April the store would shut down but didn't provide a date.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago’s Last Black-Owned Bank Reopens Its Chatham Branch After 2-Year Closure: ‘We Are Here To Stay’

GN bank closed its Chatham branch in 2020 because of closed accounts and a decline in transactions, company leaders said. It is open for limited services.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Sean Flynn, Ald. David Moore’s Former Chief Of Staff, Challenging Ald. Michelle Harris For South Side Seat

Flynn hopes to oust the four-term City Council veteran representing the 8th Ward. But Harris said she's "absolutely, positively not going anywhere."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Need Professional Headshots? An Englewood Nonprofit Has You Covered — For Free

Made In Englewood will offer free makeup, photography and printing services Saturday for anyone wanting personal or professional pictures.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. Will Retire After Almost 2 Decades Leading South Side Ward

Brookins, 58, is one of the longest sitting City Council members and wants to "hand the reins over to a new generation of leadership," according to his office.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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