Here’s How To Weigh In On Plans For Bronzeville’s 47th Street Corridor
Three projects are proposed for the 449-51 E. 47th St. Neighbors can watch pitch videos and fill out a scorecard to give their input.
Prairie Shores To Get Multimillion-Dollar Clubhouse With Cafe, Game Room And More
The facility will house a number of amenities to keep residents engaged, healthy and connected with one another.
As ‘Lory Litefoot,’ Comedian Lisa Beasley Delights TikTok — But Bronzeville Mom Is Fed Up With Real-Life Mayor
Turning frustration into comedy, the Second City-trained performer uses biting commentary and a well-honed voice to satirize Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Haji Healing Salon Begins New Chapter In Bronzeville After Chatham Success: ‘This Space Chose Us’
After spending several years in Chatham, Aya-Nikole Cook is ready to reconnect with her Bronzeville roots.
As New Owners Take Over Former Mercy Hospital, Activists Who Helped Save It Want To Know More About Deal With The City
Insight Hospital leaders are promising a $50 million investment in the first two years, reinstating the emergency department and having three community members appointed to the board in the next three months.
A Bronzeville Historian Is Making Black Chicago History More Accessible — And She Wants To Hear Your Family’s Story
With an ever-growing collection of archival data, Bronzeville Historical Society founder Sherry Williams tells the stories of people often left out of history.
Bronzeville’s The Forum, Once The Epicenter Of Black Life In Chicago, Will Be Restored After City Council Approval
Now, the team behind the $20 million rehab is fundraising to bring the storied venue on East 43rd Street back to life.
Michael Reese Team Launches ‘Bronzeville Lakefront’ Social Media Campaign To Promote Megadevelopment
The developers say they want to answer community members' questions and profile neighborhood businesses and institutions.
Father Pfleger Reinstated At St. Sabina Church After Archdiocese Finds ‘No Reason To Suspect’ He’s Guilty Of Sex Abuse
Pfleger, who has led St. Sabina since 1981, is set to return to the pulpit June 5. "I’m so relieved and glad that this nightmare is over," he said.
South Loop Farmers Market Returning To Printers Row, Near South Side
The Printers Row location, 632 S. Dearborn St., resumes May 29. The Prairie District location on Michigan Avenue also will return in mid-June.
TV Show ‘Chicago Stories’ Takes Closer Look At Ida B. Wells-Barnett’s Bronzeville Connections
"We were able to tell so much of the story about the history of Bronzeville by telling the story of Ida B. Wells," writer and producer Stacy Robinson said.
Teams Competing To Revitalize Bronzeville’s 47th Street Corridor Unveil Grand Plans To Neighbors
The teams are trying to win city dollars to redevelop the property around 449-51 E. 47th St. The winning proposal will be announced later this spring.
MASK, Rush Medical Center Team Up To Vaccinate Englewood Residents At Barbecue Event
The two groups are planning future vaccination events at MASK's Peace Academy campus.
After Grinding Through The Pandemic, Bronzeville Neighborhood Farm Is Back And Ready To Rebuild
Kicking off the season with its first event of the year, the farm near 42nd and Calumet aims to reconnect with the community after a devastating year.
Bronzeville Journalist Creates Black Girl Magic With Children’s Book ‘Msomaji’s Magic Carpet’
Tiffany Smith long dreamed of writing a book to help South Side kids who grew up like her dream big. She made it happen during the pandemic.
The Future Of Historic Bronzeville: Developers Unveil Plans To Bring Restaurants, Retail And Housing To 47th Street
Three Black-led development teams will pitch their proposals to the public Tuesday.
City Commission Approves $97 Million Sale Of Former Michael Reese Campus, Clearing Hurdle For ‘Bronzeville Lakefront’
The massive project to bring thousands of homes, plus retail, park and research space, still needs City Council approval. Some construction could start as early as this fall.
New South Side Supper Club Aims To Bring Back Glamour Of Yesteryear With A Modern Twist
The Park Supper Club in Washington Park wants patrons to party like it's 1925, with live music and approachable food made by a local chef.
6 Years Later, Police Torture Survivors Are Still Waiting On The Memorial Chicago Promised Them
Under former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge, officers tortured at least 100 Black men into confessions over two decades.
24-Hour Boil Order Issued For Beverly And Morgan Park After Pumping Station Breaks Down
A power problem at the Roseland Pumping Station left thousands of people without water early in the morning, officials said.