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Washington Park Apartments Coming Near Green Line Stop, With More Housing, Data Center Pitched For Near South Side

The 49-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space would be one block away from the 51st Street Green Line station.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

South Side Red Line Commuters Rattled After Rider Shot, Seriously Wounded Near 47th Street Station

A man riding a northbound Red Line train argued with someone who then shot him in his back and legs, police said. "I'm seeing people getting hurt, people getting killed. It's terrible," one rider said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

5 South, West And Far Northwest Side Groups Get Cook County’s First Violence Prevention Grants

The beneficiaries from the $65 million program supported by federal funding include organizations based in Norwood Park, Lawndale, Brighton Park and Roseland.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Boxville Has Grown From 1 Shipping Container To 22 In Its First 5 Years. Here’s What New For The Innovative Market This Season

New vendors, new boxes and new fitness classes are on deck for the popular Washington Park market this summer.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

31st Street Beach ‘Takeover’ Draws Large Police Response, But Some Locals Say It Was Overblown

Many people at the beach Thursday said partying the night before at the beach didn't impact their safety or summer beach plans.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘Build The Wall’ Caption In Jones College Prep Yearbook Sharpied Out As School Council Calls For More Action From Officials

Teachers and students said the latest incident is part of an ongoing issue with racist and offensive incidents at the selective-enrollment school.

South Loop

Tensions Mount At Jones College Prep After ‘Build The Wall’ Quote Makes It Into High School Yearbook

It is unclear if any disciplinary action will be taken against the student, but the incident will be discussed at Jones' local school council meeting Tuesday.

South Loop

Bronzeville Trail Task Force Is Looking To The Public For Help As It Works To Get New Trail Off The Ground

The all-volunteer group needs to raise $2,000 to cover operational expenses as it tries to make the South Side trail a reality.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Proposed High School Would Address ‘High School Desert’ On Near South Side, Alderperson Says

After years of advocating, a new open enrollment high school for Near South Side families may be one step closer to becoming reality.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Dollop Cafe Opens In The South Loop, Offering Coffee, Craft Cocktails And A Late-Night Menu

Dollop Cafe, Bar & Kitchen opened in May inside the NEMA Chicago apartment complex. The 19th location of the popular chain is the first with a nightime menu and both alcoholic and nonalcoholic cocktails.

South Loop

Shawn Michelle’s Homemade Ice Cream Adding Patio To South Side Shop — And Opening A New Store In Olympia Fields

Husband and wife team Yayha and Nataki Muhammad are bringing back live music and hope to add a patio at their 47th Street location while they prepare to open a third shop in Olympia Fields.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Northwestern Medicine Building $100 Million Bronzeville Center, Offering Urgent Care, Pharmacy And Cancer Treatment

Leaders say the 120,000-square-foot facility would serve more than 50,000 patients annually in an area that has long lacked accessible medical care.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

South Side Dancing Crossing Guard Soars Past Fundraising Goal To Keep Her Apartment: ‘You Have No Idea What This Means To Us’

Tammy Anderson hoped to raise $5,000 to avoid eviction from her Hyde Park home. Block Club readers and well wishers donated more than three times that.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

South Side’s Beloved Dancing Crossing Guard Is Facing Eviction. Here’s How You Can Help

The single mom hopes to raise $5,000 by June 1 to stay in her home. "She takes care of so many people, despite everything that has happened in her life."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Black-Owned Turner Haus Brewery Opening Brew Pub Inside Rosenwald Sip & Savor On 47th Street

In addition to the brewery, patrons can expect a season packed with live music and events at the cafe.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Owner Of Historic Lu Palmer Mansion Says Ald. King Is Stalling Planned Black Media Archive, Community Center At Site

Angela Ford accused King of blocking her proposal to open a museum in the 133-year-old home. King said Ford is misrepresenting the scope of the project, calling it "a Soho House next to your home."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Printers Row Farmers Market Returns This Weekend

Shoppers can also visit a new Grant Park location Thursdays starting in June.

South Loop

Black Development Duo Bringing More Restaurants, Retail and Housing To 51st Street Corridor

Policy Kings will include apartments, retail and restaurants in the former space of Cain's Barber College. The first stores could open as soon as October.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Silver Room Block Party Will Hire Security, Urge CTA Use As It Plans For 15,000 Attendees At Oakwood Beach

The Silver Room team will hire security and a maintenance crew to prevent safety and trash issues from affecting neighbors, the event's organizers said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Rush Opens Free Medical Clinic At Wendell Phillips Academy: ‘They Can Literally Come From Upstairs In Their English Class’

Physical and mental health services will be provided to the entire student body year-round and free of charge, thanks to grant funding.

Bronzeville, Near South Side
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