Englewood, Chatham & Auburn Gresham reporter
Hyde Park Voters Wait In Line For Hours After Polling Station Runs Out Of Ballots
Voters waiting in the long line received a special surprise delivery of dozens of pizzas from Pizza to the Polls.
Despite Threat Of Boycott And Loss Of TIF Funding, Target Says It’s Still Closing South Side Stores
Response to Target's announcement to close two store locations on the South Side has been swift from local elected officials and mayoral candidates.
New Englewood High School Names Principal, Announces STEM Curriculum
Englewood's new high school with be just the ninth early college STEM high school in the district.
This Movable ‘People’s Spot’ Could Be Coming To Businesses Across The City
The city hopes the prototype unveiled in Chatham Monday can be used by other neighborhoods.
Chatham Fire Displaces 5, Causes ‘Extensive Damage’ To Multiple Homes
The fire happened near the childhood home of legendary Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks.
South Shore Brew Bringing Community-Focused Cafe To Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Old Office Building
Jennifer and Cory Barnes' cafe will bring coffee, food and job opportunities for young people to 71st and Yates.
12-Year-Old Neighbor Spots Fire In Jackson Park Highlands Vacant Home, Gets Dad To Call 911
Neighbors suspect a local fire may have been caused by a squatter trying to keep warm.
‘ICONIC: Black Panther’ Exhibit Honors Panthers’ Legacy In Illinois And Beyond
An exhibit commemorating the legacy of the Black Panther Party in Illinois is coming to the Stony Island Arts Bank.
Target Leaving Chatham, Morgan Park Is ‘Classic Disinvestment’ On The South Side, Bobby Rush Says
“Let us sit down at the table and discuss the issue of keeping this store open," the congressman said.
Target Boycott Considered As Company Closes Stores In South Side Neighborhoods: ‘This Is A Horrible Look’
“If my money is no good with you in my neighborhood, my money is no good with you outside of my neighborhood," one resident said.
South Siders ‘Devastated’ — And Caught Off Guard — By Target Closures In Chatham And Morgan Park
The South Side will be hard hit by Target's decision to close five unprofitable stores across the country.
‘Trunk-Or-Treating’ Gives Englewood Kids An Alternative To Knocking On Doors This Halloween
Because some parents are concerned about their kids going door-to-door, organizers are hosting an event with candy given from cars by approved donors.
Englewood Brews Takes A Key Step Toward Opening Craft Brewery On 63rd Street
With three beers in the works — and now a city building permit — the owners hope to begin construction near Kennedy-King College soon.
Community Rallies After 6 Shot Outside Funeral At Burnside Church: ‘This Is Not Acceptable’
Detectives are reviewing surveillance video from the area. Many people who attended the funeral were armed, a police commander said.
The Black Mall Expands To Larger Location on 79th Street
More than 50 black-owned businesses call The Black Mall home in Chatham.
Stars Align As Kanye West, Chance The Rapper Turn Out For Amara Enyia’s Mayoral Campaign Rally
"It’s nice to see these people out here, that are my age, that I go to school with," said a University of Chicago student who turned out Tuesday at 63rd and Cottage Grove.
Popular 79th Street Bus Route Could Get Major Upgrades, Including New Bus Lanes
Upgrades to the route would include the installation of designated bus lanes, new pavement markings and curb extensions.
After Losing A Friend To Suicide, Englewood Woman Starts Company To Get Black Chicagoans Talking About Mental Health
BreAnna Moss believes music and poetry can get her friends and neighbors talking about mental health.
Candidate For Alderman Puts Fake Parking Tickets On Cars To Advertise Campaign … And Neighbors Don’t Like It
"YOUR TICKET FOR CHANGE!" reads Dernard D. Newell's bright orange campaign fliers that greeted drivers Thursday morning.
Gwendolyn Brooks Library To Be Dedicated At Chicago State University Thursday
The Pulitzer Prize winner taught at the Roseland university where she will be honored.