Articles By Maria Maynez
Candice Payne and Arsiak Vartenian raised thousands of dollars to help South Side businesses.
“I wanted to show and bring that little spark of hope and hopefully someone will see it and think about working together and helping one another to be better," the artist said.
The clock tower restoration is part of $34 million in restoration work happening in the historic Pullman District.
Volunteers cleaned up lots in West Pullman and Homan Square as part of a wider beautification effort.
“This mural for me symbolizes unity for the community, that we all stand strong together no matter what,” one artist said.
The homes are part of the Pullman railroad company's historic neighborhood but have fallen into disrepair.
The Pilsen-based artist created his take on the Bulls logo for what was to be a hat giveaway by the Bulls this season.
Issac Martinez, 13, was killed Sunday evening. Mourners formed a "human protected bike lane" Tuesday evening in his honor.
Habitat for Humanity is building a stretch of homes on the Far South Side. The graduates of its Affordable Homeownership Program began moving in.