Articles By Maxwell Evans
South Shore Entertainment Complex Project Is ‘Shovel-Ready,’ Developer Says, But Funding Has Been A Setback
Plans for a dine-in cinema, bowling alley and event space were stalled by the government shutdown last winter, but developer Alisa Starks still hopes the center can open by November 2020.
South Shore Nature Sanctuary Is Far From ‘Dead,’ Neighbors Say After Ald. Hairston Pushes To Replace It With Golf Courses
Hairston made the comments at Medinah Country Club, where Tiger Woods — who's backing a plan to remove and replace the sanctuary for a PGA-level course — was prepping for a tournament.
On Saturday, the nonprofit Faith in Place will host a family-friendly day of activities and discussions around the monarch butterfly, Illinois' state insect.
With the announcement of Thursday's hiring fair at the South Shore Cultural Center, the neighborhood appears on its way to losing its "food desert" status.
The next installment of the year-round art fair takes place at this Sunday at The Promontory.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, BJ the Chicago Kid and Proviso East alum Shannon Brown all made appearances.
With most farmers markets shutting down in the fall, you've still got a couple months to stock up on fresh fruits and veggies.
"We're just trying to find a cool place for everybody to go chill out and have drinks and food," owner Robby Glick said. "We just love the beaches of the South Side."
Preservation Chicago will take walkers to see Jackson Park and Woodlawn landmarks like Wooded Island, Emmett Till's home and the dormant Washington Park National Bank.