Articles By Lee Edwards

With Art Starting At $1, Bronzeville Sale Aims To Make Art Affordable For Everyone

The art sale is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the South Side Community Arts Center.

Chatham Shop Windows Get A Kwanzaa-Themed Makeover Thanks To Kwanzaa On The 9 Saturday

The Kwanzaa displays were inspired by the elaborate Christmas displays in shop windows on State Street in the Loop.

Hard To Play And A Joy To Hear, 17th Century Mexican Christmas Music Coming To Chicago Venues

The Newberry Consort will host three concerts across Chicagoland featuring popular Christmas music from 17th Century Mexico.

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‘Problem’ Convenience Store In Chatham Replaced With Fried Chicken Spot: ‘Not Ideal… But Better’

The former site of King Food and Deli has been replaced with a Krispy's Fried Chicken & Seafood restaurant.

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CityKey Municipal ID Program Was Pitched As A Way To Help Immigrants — But People From All Walks Of Life Are Snagging One

Need a government-issued ID but don't have a birth certificate or driver's license? This (free, for now) card aims to bring folks out of the "shadows."

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You Can Still Help Light Up King Drive This Holiday Season — Here’s How

“A lot of times on those blocks there’s a lot of blue [police] lights flashing, but we want the kids on those blocks to see some blue holiday lights."

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‘Game-Changer’ Englewood STEM High School Is Attracting Students From Outside The Neighborhood, Principal Says

When completed in fall 2019, it will have room for 1,200 students, but its first freshman class will be 300-360 students, the principal said.

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‘Positively Melanin,’ Born From An Obama Foundation Project, Helps Young Black Professionals Find Mentors

Through Positively Melanin young professionals of color will have access to an online community of mentors.

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From The Suburbs To The South Side, Owner Of Chatham’s New Full Slab BBQ Is Glad To Be Home

After opening a thriving BBQ spot in Grayslake, former engineer Samuel Gilbert was ready to come home.