South Shore Back-To-School Event In August Needs Volunteers, Donations
The Central South Shore Area is looking for donations, a volunteer barber and hair stylist, and vendors for its Family Funday Back-To-School Dance and Social 2-5 p.m. on August 13.
Thousands More Chicagoans Are Getting Mental Health Care, City’s Top Doc Says — But Critics Say More Must Be Done
The city expects to provide funding to at least one mental health clinic in each of Chicago’s 77 community areas by the end of the year, but relying on often-underfunded nonprofits to bear the brunt of the city's mental health needs is problematic, one alderperson said.
Southeast Side Residents Can Get More Free Plants This Weekend
Three Little Birds Garden and Zandstra's Farm and Greenhouse are teaming up for the event Sunday.
South Chicago Health Fair Will Have COVID Vaccines, Health Screenings, Music And More
There will also be giveaways, massages, face painting and more at the health fair Thursday.
Selena Fans Can Celebrate The Queen Of Tejano At East Side Event Saturday
Selena fans can enjoy music from her discography, participate in a lookalike contest and hear live music at a Saturday event.
Cary’s Lounge, Home Of Mel The Bar Cat, Celebrating 50 Years On Devon With All-Day Party Saturday
Owner Pete Valavanis is inviting the community to celebrate Cary's Lounge's 50th anniversary on Saturday with food, drinks, live music and an art show.
Pullman’s Decades-Old Farmers Market Returns For Summer And Fall
The Pullman City Market will be open Wednesdays through October.
Miracle Boyd Says Cop Who Attacked Her During 2020 Protest Escaped Accountability By Quitting
Boyd was 18 when Officer Nicholas Jovanovich hit her during a 2020 protest. She said she wanted a restorative justice solution where the two could have talked about the incident.
Pullman Workshop Aims To Create New Wave Of Woodworkers, Construction Workers
Pullman Tech Workshop is teaching people of color and women construction and woodworking skills in the hopes of giving them career opportunities in old trades.
Shop Handmade And Secondhand Goods At Monthly Thrift Event In South Chicago This Weekend
Neighbors can shop and sell handmade products, second-hand items, art, food and more Sunday afternoon.
After 48 Chickens Saved From Cockfighting Ring, Rescue Group Looking For Foster Homes
The roosters and hens were rescued from an alleged cockfighting ring in June. Local chicken rescue Chicago Roo Crew needs help finding homes for some of the birds.
Underground Chicago Tour (Plus Rats!) Takes Visitors On A Stroll Through Chicago’s Underbelly
The man behind Chicago's Ugly Buildings tour was inspired by a client whose young cousin wanted a tour that focused on rats.
One Tail At A Time To Offer Free, Reduced Adoption Fees As Part Of Empty The Shelters Campaign
Adoption fees of $50 or less will be covered for people who adopt from One Tail at a Time starting Monday.
Local Entrepreneurs Can Sign Up To Sell Their Wares At Roseland Shopping Event
The Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce is looking for vendors to participate in a community event this August.
You Can Get Free Plants On The Southeast Side Sunday Thanks To Community Group
The plant giveaway is Sunday morning. Online registration is required.
Local Photographers To Be Featured At Pullman Art Gallery, Starting With Opening Night Reception This Week
The "As Stewarded" photography exhibit explores stewardship and how it relates to architecture, infrastructure, preservation, demolition, construction and neglect.
With Roe V. Wade Overturned, Illinois And Chicago Leaders Mobilize To Protect Abortion Rights
Local officials have pledged that Chicago and Illinois will remain a "haven" where people can access abortions and other forms of reproductive health care.
Southeast Siders Demand New School Buildings After Ceiling Partially Collapses, Injures Security Guard After Major Storm
George Washington High School teachers, parents and students say their school has been poorly maintained for years before a metal beam fell from the ceiling the day after a tornado watch.
Tour Pullman’s Greenest, Most Colorful Yards At Annual Historical Garden Walk
Pullman's green thumbs are opening their yards for self-guided and guided tours this weekend. There will also be plants, T-shirts, garden knick knacks and art for sale.
Big Dogs Need Homes, Too: PAWS Chicago Hosting Saturday Adoption Event For Large Pooches
It can be hard to find homes for bigger dogs in Chicago. PAWS hopes to help them connect with families by waiving adoption fees for those dogs during a Saturday event.