Articles By Maria Maynez

Midway, West Lawn Primary category in which blog post is published

13-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver Had Just Gotten His First Bike

Issac Martinez, 13, was killed Sunday evening. Mourners formed a "human protected bike lane" Tuesday evening in his honor.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

Move-In Day Arrives For New Habitat For Humanity Homeowners In West Pullman

Habitat for Humanity is building a stretch of homes on the Far South Side. The graduates of its Affordable Homeownership Program began moving in.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Roseland Give & Go’ Event To Help Neighbors Coming To Old Gately’s Site Saturday

Available essentials include: masks, diapers, hand sanitizer, feminine products, baby food/ formula, shampoo/conditioner, body soap, toothbrushes/toothpaste and canned goods.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Fundraiser To Help Paleta Man Retire Goes Viral, Reaches Nearly $40,000

Michaelangelo Mosqueda and Karen Gonzalez bought all of Don Rosario's paletas on Father's Day to let him enjoy the day. Then they launched a GoFundMe.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Artists Team Up To Create Unity Mural On 79th Street

Nine Chicago mural artists began work this weekend on a unity mural across the street from the Avalon Regal Theater.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

Roseland Matters Marks Juneteenth With Community Party, Food Distribution

“Roseland Matters does whatever the community needs,” said Marc Phillips, the group's executive director.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

East Side Black Lives Matter March Includes Call For Solidarity, Awareness

Protesters marched through East Side, stopping for "teach-in" moments along the way.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

Food And Masks To Be Given Away In Rosemoor Parking Lot Friday

Supplies can be picked up in the parking lot at 209 E. 103rd Street, across from the Metropolitan Family Services office.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Dog And Cat Food To Be Distributed To Pet Owners In Roseland, East Garfield Park Wednesday

“We’re still trying to rebound from the looting, and with COVID-19 still going around, people don’t have work, people are struggling and we’re trying to help out every way we can,” Ald. Anthony Beale said.