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How Do You Slow Down Speeders On Oakland’s Ellis Avenue? Residents, Alderman Clash Over Plan To Reverse A One-Way Street

An ordinance to make the 3900 block of South Ellis Avenue a one-way street headed north is being debated by neighbors and Ald. Sophia King.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Two Fish Crab Shack’s Seafood And Sauce Now Sold In 125 Grocery Stores As Restaurant Marks 5th Anniversary

The popular South Side seafood restaurant is celebrating its success with an all-you-can-eat treat for customers next month.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Hazel M. Johnson Fought For Clean Air And Water On The Southeast Side. A Congressman Is Doubling Down On Efforts To Honor Her

April could become Hazel M. Johnson Environmental Justice Month under a proposal from Rep. Bobby Rush, who hopes to honor the Southeast Side environmentalist.

South Chicago, East Side

Free Meals, Groceries Available Wednesday In Chatham

Can't make it Wednesday? There will be three more grocery giveaways in May.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

City Promises Multi-Billion-Dollar Program To Fix Roads And Bridges Will Hire Local, Bring More Jobs To Underserved Areas

CDOT will resurface 75 miles of arterial streets as part of Chicago Works over the next two years. Most of the projects will require at least half the work be done by Chicago residents.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Remember The Racine Green Line Station In Englewood? ‘Go Green On Racine’ Wants To Document Your Memories

The team is looking to boost interest in reviving the shuttered station using the power of story.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Hometown Artist Cujodah’s Walmart Mural Pays Tribute To Chatham’s Resilience, History

The mural is evidence Walmart is committed to the neighborhood, onlookers said. "People think that Chicago is all bad, but this mural shows who we truly are."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Mr. Dad’s Father’s Club To Give Away Happy Meals In Bronzeville Friday In Honor of Jaslyn Adams

Families can stop by the Bronzeville McDonald's, 3500 S. Indiana Ave., at 4 p.m. Friday to get the free meal.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville Neighbors Band Together To Patrol Gas Stations, Other Carjacking Hot Spots — And They’re Seeking More Volunteers

"There's this narrative that men in our communities don't care, that they aren't invested," Watch Guard's founder said. "The idea is to push back on that."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

With ‘No Due Date,’ A South Side Director Hopes To Start A Conversation About Black Infertility

Tanikia Carpenter is calling for empathy and compassion in her new film as more Black women talk about their struggles to conceive children.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘Unforgotten 51’ Project Has Roosevelt University Students Telling The Stories Of Dozens Of Murdered And Missing Chicago Women

A team of student journalists spent a year documenting the lives of missing and murdered women, hoping to show how they lived and not just how they died.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Dance Troupe Finds A New Home In Chatham Nearly A Year After Fire Destroyed Studio: ‘We Did It. We’re Here’

MBM Dance Company celebrated the grand opening of its Chatham studio in style nearly a year after a fire destroyed their first home.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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, Auburn Gresham

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, Auburn Gresham

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, Auburn Gresham

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, Auburn Gresham

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, Auburn Gresham

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
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