UChicago Men’s Soccer Chases A Title As Coach Julianne Sitch Makes History By Leading Team To Final Four
Sitch, a former Red Stars player, is the first woman to coach a men's soccer team to a Final Four. UChicago plays the Stevens Institute of Technology Thursday for a shot at the Division III title game.
Hyde Park Holly-Day Returns This Weekend With Soul Santa, Reindeer, Performances And More
The sixth festival is all day Saturday, with most activities held along 53rd Street.
Promontory Point Should Be Landmarked, Advocates Say As They Work To Save The South Lakefront’s Iconic Limestone
By pushing for a landmark designation, advocates hope to "save the Point from [a] kind of destruction and defacement" and preserve its limestone steps.
South Chicago Set To Get Raised Bike Lanes, Markers Honoring History To Make Streets ‘Vibrant And Accessible,’ Leaders Say
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and local leaders broke ground on the $43 million project, which will improve Commercial Avenue and 92nd Street by 2025.
CTA Closes Bus Stops Near Obama Center Site, But They’re Still Being Used Despite Unsafe Conditions
Passengers at the closed bus stops have to navigate around construction cones, debris and concrete barriers just steps from traffic as drivers pick them up.
Shop Local 2022: A Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore And South Chicago Gift Guide
Block Club rounded up several businesses in communities on the south lakefront to help residents shop local.
‘Ray Of Sunshine’ South Side Crossing Guard Has Brought Joy To Kids With Toy Giveaway For Nearly 20 Years
"My passion is children," Woodlawn crossing guard Angela Thompson said. "The biggest thing for me is to put a smile on a kid's face."
Woodlawn Neighbors In Need Can ‘Shop’ For Free Food At Market Thursday Mornings
The free market is held weekly at First Presbyterian Church. Organizers will hold special holiday giveaways Nov. 21 and Dec. 19.
Obama Center Builders Halt Construction After Noose Found On Site
The Black-led coalition of construction firms building the presidential center is offering a $100,000 reward to help find those who perpetrated the "act of hate," officials said.
Chicago Women Head To The Polls To Protect Right To Abortion: ‘We Can’t Afford To Go Back’
More women across the country registered to vote after Roe v. Wade was overturned in June. “I did it for me, my daughter, for the women who came before me," one Chicago voter said.
Jonathan Jackson Declares Victory In 1st District As Bobby Rush Passes The Torch In Congress
Rush is retiring after three decades. "Chicago, you make me proud to be a Jackson, and I thank you," Jonathan Jackson said, with father Jesse Jackson at his side. "All we do is win, win, win.”
Hyde Park’s Piccolo Mondo Restaurant And Bakery Will Close This Month After Nearly 40 Years
The Italian restaurant with Spanish tapas and Argentinian pastries will close Nov. 27 as its owner of 15 years announced his retirement.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter Celebrates Centennial, Full Ownership Of Its Woodlawn Community Center This Month
The sorority's Theta Omega chapter will host a "mortgage burning" Saturday after paying off its community center in half the expected time.
Developers Break Ground On Park Station Lofts, Bringing Affordable Housing And Shops To Woodlawn
The project will bring about 60 apartments to the area and is the first subject to the requirements of the Woodlawn Housing Preservation Ordinance.
What Do South Shore Neighbors Want For Their Community? A New Quality Of Life Plan Is The Roadmap
The plan has been two years in the making, the result of the community coming together "to collectively envision what this new South Shore is going to look like," artist Dorian Sylvain said.
South Side Spa Is Not A Strip Club, Owner Says As He Denies Rumors And Pushes To Open On 75th Street
Pharaoh's Spa is an upscale salon for men, its owner says. But Ald. Greg Mitchell and neighbors have spoken out against his plans after flyers connected to the spa advertised a party involving exotic dancers.
Renters, Condo Owners Need Help In South Shore’s Housing Market, New Research Finds
The South Shore Housing Data Project, which includes suggestions on how residents can influence local economic development, will be unveiled this weekend at a housing fair.
A New Trail Will Make It Safer And Easier To Bike From Chicago To Michigan
Most of the Marquette Greenway trail from Chicago's Southeast Side to New Buffalo, Michigan, is already built or funded. Supporters are raising $250,000 to finish the project.
City Wanted To Use Closed Woodlawn School To House Migrants, Ald. Taylor Says. But Lightfoot’s Office Says ‘No Plans’
Woodlawn residents spoke out against bringing migrants there, saying it “made no sense” to place Latino migrants in a predominantly Black community with few services for Spanish speakers.
Chicago Officials Are Pitching The First Citywide Plan In 60 Years. Is It The Key To Equitable Growth?
City planners set a goal of getting 10,000 people to give feedback on the "We Will Chicago" draft plan before public comment ends Nov. 1.