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City Council Approves South Loop Hotel, Apartment Towers With More Than 1,000 Units

The new residences and apartments are planned for 525 S. Wabash and 1400 S. Wabash.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Some CPS Parents, Fearful Of COVID-19 And Frustrated With District, Are Forced To Send Their Kids Back Despite Concerns

Responding to concerns, CPS authorized principals to flip classes to remote learning while COVID-19 case investigations are being completed.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Festival Of Life Returns To Washington Park This Weekend

One of the South Side's most anticipated events is back.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

One Of Chicago’s Most Famous Basketball Courts Is Getting A $500,000 Facelift

Margaret Hie Ding Lin Park, a backdrop for sports commercials starring Michael Jordan and Derrick Rose, is getting a new half court and other upgrades.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Hatch 41, A Black-Owned Co-Working Space, Set To Open In Bronzeville

Membership benefits include meeting room rental, wifi access and the chance to hang out with a 30-foot palm tree named Monty.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Launches Initiative To Investigate Old Missing Persons Cases

Three full-time detectives will work with local law enforcement on cases dating back to 1930, with priority on missing women.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

How Bronzeville’s Black Middle Class Is Shaping The Community’s Future

Even as Chicago loses Black residents, Bronzeville and other neighborhoods on the south lakefront are on the upswing driven in part by middle-class Black families.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘Still Searching’ Documentary Tells Stories Of Chicago’s Missing Black Women And Girls Through Art

Damon Lamar Reed and filmmaker Latoya Flowers-Rudd hope their documentary will honor the missing women and their families.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

3 New Towers With More Than 1,000 Housing Units Greenlighted For Wabash In Loop And South Loop

The projects would bring homes and retail to 525 S. Wabash Ave. and 1400 S. Wabash Ave. The Plan Commission signed off on the plans Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Johnnie Owens, Bronzeville Neighborhood Farm Founder, Slain — But Supporters Will Keep Growing Food For Underserved People

Johnnie Owens spent years turning a community garden in Bronzeville into the thriving place it is today. He was killed during a home invasion last week.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Monday Coffee Takes Up Residency In Washington Park To Connect People ‘On A Positive Note’

Two South Side friends will serve coffee during a residence at Retreat at the Currency Exchange Cafe through Dec. 31.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Legacy District Will Bring Housing, Retail And A Rooftop Garden To Bronzeville’s 47th Street

The $19.2 million project will turn .6 acres of vacant land at 47th Street and Vincennes Avenue into a six-story building, according to the city. It's being funded through the city's Invest South/West initiative.

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Bronzeville Jazz And Music Festival Returns To Washington Park Saturday

The fun starts 10 a.m. Saturday.

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Southside Grinds Is Serving Up Coffee, Tea And More In ‘Under-Caffeinated’ Bronzeville

Boxville's newest tenant is sharing her love of coffee while building community and trying to hire local.

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Looking For A Job In The Trades? Construction Expo In Bronzeville Thursday Offers A Path

Learn about career opportunities in the trades at St. Paul's Seventh Annual Construction Conference and Expo at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Etta Moten Barnett Was A Chicago Icon. You Can Shop The Starlet’s Estate In Bronzeville This Weekend

The actress, singer and philanthropist was known for her starring role in "Porgy and Bess." Her clothes, letters and art will be part of an estate sale in Bronzeville.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

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.

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Get Free Fried Shrimp Today At Bronzeville’s Two Fish Crab Shack (While It Lasts)

Dine-in customers at Two Fish Crab Shack can enjoy a free meal, starting at 1 p.m.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Northwestern Medicine Looks To Open Huge Outpatient Clinic In Bronzeville

The proposed facility at 48th and Cottage Grove is one of three planned across the city to make care more accessible for residents.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Luxury Apartments Join Cottage Grove Corridor Boom In Bronzeville

The development will also include retail and a parking garage.

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