Articles By Maria Maynez

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Hard-Hit South Side Business Owners Get Checks Thanks To These Women’s Fundraising Drive

Candice Payne and Arsiak Vartenian raised thousands of dollars to help South Side businesses.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Kayla Mahaffey’s New Mural Brightens Calumet Heights Community Center

“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.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

Ground Broken On Pullman Clock Tower Restoration As Labor Day Celebrated At Historic Strike Site

The clock tower restoration is part of $34 million in restoration work happening in the historic Pullman District.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

‘This Is Our City’: Volunteers Come Out For Neighborhood Cleanup Day

Volunteers cleaned up lots in West Pullman and Homan Square as part of a wider beautification effort.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Black And Brown Unity Mural Goes Up In Pilsen After Original Piece Was Painted Over

“This mural for me symbolizes unity for the community, that we all stand strong together no matter what,” one artist said.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

35 Historic But Vacant Pullman Row Houses To Be Rehabbed And Sold

The homes are part of the Pullman railroad company's historic neighborhood but have fallen into disrepair.

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Artist SentRock Giving Away Bulls Hats, Masks At Pilsen Donation Drive Friday

The Pilsen-based artist created his take on the Bulls logo for what was to be a hat giveaway by the Bulls this season.

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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.