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After Violent Weekend, South Shore Residents Urge Gang Members To Make Peace With Each Other

The peace initiative, which kicked off Tuesday at 71st Street and Clyde Avenue, follows a Sunday night shooting that left a 23-year-old woman dead and five others wounded at the same corner.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Judge Throws Out $100M Lawsuit From General Iron’s Owner That Tried To Force City To Give Permit To East Side Metal Scrapper

Southside Recycling's owners sued the city for more than $100 million and the right to open its East Side facility after the feds intervened.

South Chicago, East Side

South Chicago’s Brother Joel Jenkins Is ‘A Throwback,’ Using His Faith As A Reason To Stay In Communion With His Neighbors

Jenkins experiences the joys, pleasantries and annoyances of human interaction as he paces "the largest church in Chicago" — South Chicago and other South Side neighborhoods.

South Chicago, East Side

Hyde Park Summer Fest Returns In September With New Name, Local Artists And DJ Jazzy Jeff

The fest will be held Sept. 11–12, bringing a weekend of local and national talent to the Midway Plaisance at 59th Street and Woodlawn Avenue.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hyde Park Is Hiring With Job Fair Tuesday At Harper Court

About two dozen local businesses need people for retail and restaurant positions.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Midway Plaisance In Jackson Park To Close, Cornell Drive To Be Narrowed This Summer As Part Of Obama Center Road Work

The traffic changes, set to begin Aug. 13, will be temporary as the city plans to close Cornell Drive through the park by mid-2023.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Fixes To South Side’s ‘Nightmare’ Intersection At 79th, Stony Island And South Chicago Could Be On The Way

There have been 121 crashes at or near the intersection so far this year. A study to identify transportation and environmental issues at the intersection could soon receive federal funding.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hyde Park Academy Votes To Keep Police Officers On Campus

Seven of 11 council members voted to keep two officers on campus, while two voted to keep one officer and two voted to remove both officers.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Art In Motion Starts Expanding South Shore Campus To Include Recording Studio, Theater

High school freshmen and sophomores will attend a satellite campus at 7522 S. Greenwood Ave. in Grand Crossing because of construction.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

See Chicago’s Black Cowboys In Action This Weekend At South Shore Cultural Center Rodeo

The event, now in its third decade, aims to showcase the agility of horses and their riders while bringing the "cowboy lifestyle to the inner city," said founder Murdock, The Man with No First Name.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Another Love Fridge, ‘A Piece Of The Puzzle’ To Address Food Insecurity, Now Open Around The Clock In Hyde Park

Augustana Lutheran Church is hosting the fridge and pantry at 55th and Woodlawn. Residents can donate "anything you shop for yourself at a grocery store."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

‘The Show’ Travel Baseball Team Celebrates 12 Seniors As They Head Off To College, Career Training With Scholarships

The majority of the graduates will attend historically Black schools, and all have been shaped for the better by the team, their families and coach said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Renters Push For Faster Repairs, Better Security After Complaints Of Unsafe Elevators, Mildew And Rodents

Residents of the two buildings, owned by East Lake Management, say they're fed up. "Why are we being subjected to living as second-class citizens?" one renter said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago-Area Trans Survey Could Lead To Largest Data Set On Trans People In U.S. History: ‘There’s Strength In Numbers … And Power In Data’

Led by Brave Space Alliance and Northwestern University, the Chicago Area Trans Survey wants to hear from 30,000 trans people in Cook County.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

July 4th On 53rd To Return To Hyde Park This Year — Minus The Parade

A day of kid-focused activities in Nichols Park will be held instead of the annual July 4 parade down 53rd Street.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hyde Park Farmers Market Returns Sunday In New Location, Open Weekly Through September

The market — now located behind Hyde Park Bank — also will bring in local creators for live performances and art installations this season.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Stan’s Donuts To Open 1st South Side Shop In Hyde Park — And You Can Win Free Doughnuts For Life

The first 100 customers at the new location in Harper Court also will get a free doughnut and T-shirt.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge To Be Demolished Wednesday, Closing Lake Shore Drive Overnight

A new, accessible overpass — similar in design to the curvy 41st Street bridge — is set to open late next year.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

To Make Obama Presidential Center Succeed, Local Business Leaders Must Support It, Former President Says Ahead Of Construction

The former president compared his center's plans to "great civic projects in Chicago" like Millennium Park in an appearance with economic leaders.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Movie Studio Pitched By ‘The Chi’ Producer Will Transform South Shore And Chicago’s Film Industry, Developers Say

Regal Mile Studios aims to bring a state-of-the-art studio to a 6.5-acre site in South Shore — and to train young Black and Brown people to work in the industry.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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