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Englewood Residents Can Get Vaccinated At Pop-Up Saturday At Hamilton Park

The site will be open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at 513 W. 72nd St. Appointments must be made online before the event.

Englewood, Chatham

Kusanya Cafe In Englewood Reopens After 6-Month Closure Because Of Pandemic

The popular coffee shop is back with a streamlined menu and COVID-19 safeguards.

Englewood, Chatham

New Mercy Hospital Owners Face ‘Deplorable’ Conditions And Mounting Debt. Can They Revive A Bronzeville Institution?

Insight Chicago's deal to buy Mercy Hospital was finalized last month. Now, the new owners are working to rejuvenate a 169-year-old hospital that nearly closed.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Englewood Business Owners Can Get Free Help Applying For $250K City Grants

The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant deadline has been extended until April 16.

Englewood, Chatham

Chatham’s Brown Sugar Bakery Gets A Surprise Visit From Vice President Kamala Harris

Harris, in town to support COVID vaccine equity, wanted to show her support for small businesses.

Englewood, Chatham

Chicago South Side Film Festival Accepting Submissions, Hoping To Hold Fest In Person This Year

Festival organizers are accepting online submissions through May 1, looking for feature films, shorts, animation and web series.

Englewood, Chatham

City Vaccination Site Now Open At Trumbull Park. Here’s How Far South Side Adults Can Sign Up

The site, 2400 E. 105th St., will offer first-dose appointments Thursdays and Saturdays through April 17 for adult residents of four Far South Side neighborhoods.

South Chicago, East Side

Mercy Hospital Sale Finalized, Saving Historic Bronzeville Hospital From Closing

Mercy must remain a full-service hospital, according to the agreement. New owners will meet with residents, activists and medical professionals Tuesday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Some Auburn Gresham Residents Say They Don’t Want City-Backed Affordable Housing On 79th Street

Residents called for more commercial-focused development and better communication from city officials.

Englewood, Chatham

Chatham: Here’s Where You Can Free Groceries This Weekend

A coalition of local organizations — including Taste for the Homeless — will give away 1,500 grocery boxes Saturday.

Englewood, Chatham

‘Bronzeville’ Podcast Back For Season 2 As It Transports Listeners To A Time When Lottery ‘Kings’ Ruled Black Chicago

The podcast, now in its second season, explores Black life in Chicago in the '40s.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Here’s Your Chance To Check Out FM Supreme’s ‘This Is A Movement’ Music Video

The Chicago activist and MC has released her music video ahead of Saturday's Peace Bash on the South Side.

Englewood, Chatham

Meet The Englewood Barber Who Came From Florida To The South Side To Keep Residents Faded And Fly

David McDonald went from shaping up celebrities to cutting the hair of and providing affirmation to Chicagoans in need.

Englewood, Chatham

With Mercy Hospital Sale Approved, Activists Demand Say In Leadership And Expanded Services

The coalition wants a fully-staffed emergency room, a behavioral health unit and for the hospital to resume being a teaching institution.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chatham’s Gift Of Hope To Receive $5 Million Towards Redevelopment After City Council Approval

The money will go towards revamping the organization's Chatham headquarters.

Englewood, Chatham

Do You Need Help Paying Your ComEd Bill Or Restarting Service? Expanded Assistance Programs Could Help

ComEd is continuing programs to give customers more time to pay outstanding bills, credits to restart service and options to pay a smaller percentage of a bill to get reconnected.


Father Pfleger, Refusing To ‘Wait In Silence’ During Sexual Abuse Investigation, Prepares To Return To Ministering

The reverend, who was removed from his South Side parish in January and is facing three-decades-old sexual abuse claims, maintains his innocence.

Englewood, Chatham

South, West Side Students Can Bring Home COVID-19 Safety Kits Tuesday

The kits will be distributed to 1,000 CPS families Tuesday.

Roseland, Pullman

Englewood, Get Those Resumes Ready For This Virtual Job Fair

The virtual job fair returns for another event March 25. A prep session will be held Monday.

Englewood, Chatham

With ‘Taste For The Homeless,’ A South Side Chef Feeds Hundreds Across The City: ‘Helping Is What He Does’

Michael "Chef Mike" Airhart is serving up gourmet-style cuisine to fill stomachs and share love. He was inspired after watching someone throw away pizza rather than give it to someone asking for a slice.

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