ARC Music Festival Debuts In Chicago, Bringing Electronic Music To The Birthplace Of House: PHOTOS
The inaugural festival took place at Union Park.
Lane Tech Honors First Female Students 50 Years After Going Coed: ‘Thank You For Your Fearlessness’
Lane Tech's first female students enrolled in September 1971 after six decades of being an all-boys institution.
A Community Celebrates As Pullman National Monument Opens To The Public
"We want it to be open, we want people to learn — when the press isn't here, we still need to be inviting," local historian Shermann "Dilla" Thomas said.
Summer Smash Or ‘Fyre Festival’? Workers Walk Off Job, Citing Chaos At Douglass Park Music Fest
The annual festival was disorganized from the start, workers and attendees said. Organizers said no one was hurt and they'll be back next year.
At Ella French’s Funeral, Thousands Say Goodbye To Beloved Slain Officer: ‘I Am Here With Half My Heart’
Family and friends remembered the "bubbly and always smiling" 29-year-old as someone who adored dogs and was dedicated to helping others.
This Portage Park Block Has Become A Sanctuary For Rare Butterflies — Thanks To One Gardener’s Influence
Ruta Lietuvninkas has been hard at work creating the Berteau Butterfly Garden, which has received acclaim from her neighbors and passersby.
The Stock Yards Bank Building, A Back Of The Yards Cornerstone, Is Ready For An Overhaul 50 Years After It Closed
The Stockyard Bank Building was born when Chicago ruled the meatpacking industry. Nearly a century later, some hope it can reshape the community.
Shelter With On-Site Health Clinic Opens On West Side To Serve Families Experiencing Homelessness
The Primo Center in Austin will serve families and provide health care through a partnership with Lawndale Christian Health Center.
Bud Billiken Parade Returns To Bronzeville After A Year Off Because Of Pandemic
PHOTOS: The 92nd Annual Bud Billiken Parade returned to Bronzeville as school's return peers around the corner. Neighbors celebrated with dance and song all day.
Market Days Returns With Music, Dancing To Celebrate LGBTQ Pride
PHOTOS: The weekend festival marked the return of Market Days, an LGBTQ-friendly street fest, after it was canceled by COVID-19 last year.
Goats On A Boat? ComEd Treats Its Hooved Workforce To A Downtown Cruise For #HotGoatSummer
A trio of goats who clear vegetation along ComEd powerlines enjoyed a cruise along the Chicago River and a break from their work.
South Chicago’s Brother Joel Jenkins Is ‘A Throwback,’ Using His Faith As A Reason To Stay In Communion With His Neighbors
Jenkins experiences the joys, pleasantries and annoyances of human interaction as he paces "the largest church in Chicago" — South Chicago and other South Side neighborhoods.
Luke’s Italian Beef Relishes Hall of Fame Recognition After A Year Of Anticipation
The award honors the Downtown restaurant, which has served Vienna Beef hot dogs for decades.
After Mass Shooting Rocks Englewood, Neighbors Focus On Mental Health And Healing: ‘You’re Not Alone. We Care About You’
Violence interrupters are taking over corners in Englewood to provide support to residents as they grieve and heal after a mass shooting left four people dead and four wounded.
‘Massacre’ In Englewood Leaves Families, Neighbors Looking For Answers In Slaying Of 4 People, Including Young Mothers
The family of Shermetria Williams — who was supposed to graduate the same day she was slain — is asking for people with information to come forward.
Young Mom Set To Graduate Tuesday Among 4 Killed In Englewood Mass Shooting
Police are still determining what happened but said there was an argument inside the home and someone fired shots.
As New Owners Take Over Former Mercy Hospital, Activists Who Helped Save It Want To Know More About Deal With The City
Insight Hospital leaders are promising a $50 million investment in the first two years, reinstating the emergency department and having three community members appointed to the board in the next three months.
Long-Awaited AIDS Garden Finally Breaks Ground — And Could Open This Fall
The garden has been in the works for more than a decade, but it's faced delays due to funding issues.
Portillo’s Gets Into Spicy Chicken Sandwich Battle With New Menu Item (Featuring Hot Giardiniera Sauce)
Portillo's is rolling out its entry into the spicy chicken sandwich competition at all locations Tuesday.
Navy Pier Flyover, A Project That Spanned 3 Chicago Mayoral Administrations, Is Finally Done
The $64 million project links the north and south legs of the lakefront trail, sending it over the Chicago River, Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.