City To Replace Christmas Tree Set On Fire In Washington Park
After Block Club wrote about the burnt tree Sunday, a member of the mayor's staff contacted the Washington Park group to offer help.
Washington Park Christmas Tree Set On Fire Again After Someone Targets Tree For 3rd Straight Year
Someone set the tree on fire after Saturday night's tree lighting ceremony. "We are trying to build on positivity, and you're trying to break us, but it will not happen," one organizer said of the perpetrator.
A Historic Bronzeville Church And A South Loop House Museum In Line For Critical Upgrades Thanks To City Grant
Six-figure grants for Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church and the Glessner House in the Adopt-A-Landmark program will allow the buildings to get necessary roof repairs.
Bronzeville Artists Bring Hand-Crafted, Eco-Friendly Home Goods To Boxville Marketplace
Tovi Khali and Storie Devereaux founded Stoviink Creatives, a line of candles, soaps and sauces, for people who believe in treating themselves. They're on sale at Bronzeville's open air market.
WVON’s ‘The Invisible Ones’ Remembers Chicago’s Missing Black Women In Five-Part Series
"I want people to know that these women mattered," said host Candace McCollum. "They were someone's mother, someone's aunt, someone's sister. We can't forget that."
Shop Local 2021: A Bronzeville, South Loop And Washington Park Holiday Gift Guide
From perfect selfie backgrounds to children's book and yoga classes, the South Loop and Bronzeville have your holiday needs covered.
City Council’s Black Caucus Offers To Give Up A Ward To Cut A Deal In Redrawn Map Battle
The Black Caucus members have resisted demands to reduce the number of Black-majority wards as the city's map is redrawn. Now, they propose trading one majority Black ward to add a majority Latino ward.
Here’s Where You Can Find Free Food And Groceries In Bronzeville This Week
Several Bronzeville businesses are stepping up to help this Thanksgiving.
Bronzeville Residents Weigh In On Northwestern Medicine’s Proposed Cottage Grove Outpatient Clinic
The health care provider is planning a series of community conversations to get residents more involved.
Bronzeville Playwright J. Nicole Brooks Honored With Chicago Public Library Foundation Award
The playwright, along with artist Theaster Gates and author Amy Tan, were recognized for their contributions to the cultural landscape.
After Student And Security Guard Shot Outside South Side School, Kids Need More Help Healing From Trauma, Parents Say
The shooting happened last month outside Wendell Phillips Academy High School as classes were letting out. Now, school leaders are asking: Are temporary counselors enough?
Bronzeville Mariano’s Giving Free Groceries At Pop-Up Pantry Monday Afternoon
People can drive up to the outdoor event 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday.
Bronzeville Nurse Hoping To Bring More Healthy Food To The Neighborhood Gets $15K City Grant
Food Matters imagines a community space, shared kitchen and indoor farming market near the 43rd Street Green Line station, aiming to create a more equitable food ecosystem in Bronzeville.
Bronzeville Historical Society Celebrating Grand Opening In Parkway Ballroom Saturday
Visitors will be able to learn about the neighborhood's storied history through exhibits, vintage photographs and items from the Great Migration.
‘Still Searching’ Exhibit Aims To Draw Attention To Chicago’s Missing Black Women And Girls
Some of the women have been gone for decades, but their families haven't given up hope. "As long as there are people missing, there will be work to do," the artist said.
Retreat At Currency Exchange Cafe Serving Cocktails, Breakfast Sandwiches Through December
Cocktail company Pour Souls and farm-to-table fare Collective Ventures will join the cafe's food and beverage residency.
Looking For A New Job? Attend ComEd’s Virtual Tech And Energy Expo Thursday
In addition to a job fair, the expo will include discussions on energy startups and the state of the Bronzeville "Community of the Future."
Chicago’s Ethel Payne, ‘First Lady Of The Black Press,’ Is Buried In An Unmarked Grave — But A Historian Is Working To Change That
"Whatever reason why she doesn't have a headstone doesn't matter. I wanted to do something now," historian Tammy Gibson said.
‘Our Tomorrow Happened Yesterday’ Exhibit At Blanc Gallery Gives Voice To Black Pain And Joy
Through his mixed media creations, Raymond Thomas aims to counter dangerous narratives while celebrating Blackness.
$100 Million Development Near Green Line In Bronzeville Weeks Away From Breaking Ground, Developer Says
The 10-story transit-oriented development will have ground-floor retail space and 99 residential units, 50 of them affordable.