Long-Vacant Washington Park National Bank Could See New Life (And Construction Jobs For Locals)
“We do not and will not have a project at 63rd and Cottage that doesn’t have black faces working at that site," said the head of the Cook County Land Bank Authority.
Back-To-School Picnic In Hyde Park On Sunday Features Free Food, Music, Backpacks, Haircuts
The 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. event at the 63rd Street Beach House is organized by Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th).
City-Owned Land Near Obama Library In Woodlawn Should Become Thriving Commercial District, Residents Say
By next summer, the city wants to have a solid idea of what to do with commercial land it owns near 63rd Street.
1Woodlawn To Host 2nd Annual ‘Walk, Bike, Run’ Event Saturday
Local groups will provide health workshops, free haircuts, school physicals and school supplies on site.
Mt. Greenwood’s ‘Flower Guy’ Hasn’t Returned To Area Following Saturday Arrest, Neighbors Say
Residents express confusion, anger following arrest of Jim Robb, who’s sold flowers in area for decades.
Tutoring Chicago Opening First South Side Location In Hyde Park To Help Grade Schoolers
The new site, housed in Kozminski Community Academy, is looking for volunteers for the upcoming school year.
Vinyl Store South Rhodes Records To Host Weekend Pop-Up At Build Coffee
The Saturday event will be Grant Crusor’s first in Woodlawn, where he hopes to establish a physical record store and coffee shop.
First Defense Legal Aid Coming To Woodlawn’s ‘Healing Village’ For Know Your Rights Resource Fair This Weekend
The free Saturday event will also offer consultations from police misconduct attorneys.
New Saucy Porka Location Brings Asian-Latin Fusion Cuisine To Hyde Park
Amy Le’s second Saucy Porka restaurant will provide residents flavors inspired by Vietnam, Malaysia, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
Mental Health Advocates Include Male, Senior-Focused Programs At Black Mental Wellness Expo This Weekend
The Hyde Park event will feature workshops and speakers for the whole family.