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.
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.
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.
Free Meals, Groceries Available Wednesday In Chatham
Can't make it Wednesday? There will be three more grocery giveaways in May.
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.
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.
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."
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 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."
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.
‘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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Englewood Business Owners Can Get Free Help Applying For $250K City Grants
The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant deadline has been extended until April 16.
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.
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.
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.
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.