Articles By Jamie Nesbitt Golden
What If Corner Stores Were Also Community Centers? ‘Roopster Roux’ Author Brings Gas Station/Literary Center To South Side
A crime-fighting, book-loving rooster will be the face of a new gas station opening in Chicago Lawn this winter.
With Black Women In Mind, Sista Afya Aims To Make Mental Health Services More Accessible In South Shore
"Finding a therapist that looks like you is hard, and when you go to therapy you essentially want someone you can relate to," said Latania J. Franklin, a therapist at the new Sister Afya center.
South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’
Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.
The longtime activist isn't letting the city council seat go without a fight.
Long-Awaited Shop & Save At Jeffery Plaza To Open This Fall: ‘There Were A Lot Of Rumors, A Lot Of Skepticism,’ Hairston Says
Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) took a victory lap Wednesday morning with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the owners of Shop & Save.
Creators Of Silver Room Block Party And Chosen Few Picnic Unite To Discuss How They Pull Off The South Side’s Most Epic Gatherings
The two groups want to leverage their power to provide more opportunities for the city's youth.
Need A Summer Job? McDonald’s Is Hiring 2,400 Workers In Chicago — And Easing Its College Scholarship Requirements
Employees can get up to $3,000 in college money after three months. Previously, a McDonald's employee needed to be on the job for nine months.
The store is expected to open this fall.
As Ald.-Elect Jeanette Taylor Gets Ready To Enter Office, She Vows To Leave The Power In The Hands Of Her Community
The days of the "go along to get along" city council are over, Taylor says.