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Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

North Lawndale Residents: Ogden Commons Is Hiring For At Least 100 Positions — Here’s How To Apply

North Lawndale Employment Network is hosting a virtual hiring event 10 a.m. Saturday. " We're meeting people with all skill levels, with all backgrounds."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

This LED Mural Will Light Up A Dark West Side Intersection And Make The Street More Walkable

The mural, depicting the Black Power fist over a backdrop of line patterns, was developed in partnership with community members to make the area around Homan and Harrison more pedestrian-friendly.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Roller Rink Plan Aims To Reclaim Area From Violent Crime, But Some Worry It’ll Put Kids In Harm’s Way

West Garfield Park residents can weigh in on the plan at a town hall Monday night.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

With $1.8 Billion Coming To CPS, West And South Siders Want ‘Seat At the Table’ To Decide Where The Money Goes

Parents and students say the recovery funding is especially important because the pandemic worsened conditions at their under-resourced schools.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

No Bail For One Of Alleged Shooters In Jaslyn Adams’ Murder; Second Gunman Still At Large, Police Say

Prosecutors said Desmon Goudy was one of the shooters who ambushed Jaslyn and her father while they were sitting in a McDonald's drive thru in Homan Square.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

How Can K-Town’s Franklin Park Be Improved? Residents Can Weigh In With This Survey

A West Side group is trying to make the underused Franklin Park safer, more walkable and more welcoming. "I want it to be improved so it looks nice, like the parks look in more affluent neighborhoods."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

‘It’s All Good’ Episode 2: The Pastor And The Ninja

Host Jon Hansen introduces us to Reshorna Fitzpatrick and Marcelino Riley, two Chicagoans making a difference on the West Side.


Cash-Strapped Loretto Hospital Paid Millions To Companies Formed By Ousted Executive’s Pal

Before COO Anosh Ahmed resigned after hooking up friends with early vaccines, Loretto Hospital was paying millions to companies founded by Ahmed's close pal and business partner.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Food Co-Ops Team Up To Feed More Families In Need On South, West Sides: ‘We’ll Be Stronger Together’

Three co-ops have formed ChiMeals, a collective dedicated to supporting Chicagoans experiencing food insecurity.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Second Person Charged With Murder In Slaying Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams In McDonald’s Drive-Thru

An 18-year-old was arrested Monday night after SWAT teams were called to the 1500 block of South Springfield Avenue in Lawndale.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Cinespace Expansion Will Bring More TV Shows And Jobs To Chicago, CEO Says — But Lawndale Residents Say Studio Should Be A Better Neighbor

The soundstages being built at Cinespace in North Lawndale could create thousands of jobs. But neighbors say studio leaders should work with residents who now face longer commutes, closed streets and other headaches.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Siders Can Get Vaccinated At PCC Wellness, Austin Residents Can Get Vaccinated At City Clinic At Loretto Hospital

The city stopped sending vaccine doses to Loretto Hospital after reports highlighted how the hospital vaccinated ineligible people with ties to its executives.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Gunmen Who Killed 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams Fired At Least 45 Times Into Her Car, Remain On The Run

An 18-year-old charged with murder for allegedly driving the gunmen to the McDonald's where Jasyln was killed was ordered held without bond this weekend.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Hundreds Turn Out For Baby Formula And Diaper Giveaway That Almost Didn’t Happen After Some Walked Off With Supplies

Dozens of people donated supplies for Saturday's makeup event. It turned into a block party atmosphere with free food and music.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

18-Year-Old Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams At McDonald’s Drive-Thru

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said more people are being sought for the murder.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Beyond Hunger’s Home Delivery Program Expands To Austin, Offering More Food Options For Seniors In Need

The new location will allow Beyond Hunger to serve more people and accommodate more special diets.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Man Wanted In Murder Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams Shot By Cops Following Chase On Eisenhower

The man attempted to carjack someone while fleeing from police, officials said. Jaslyn, 7, and her father were shot Sunday at the McDonald’s drive-thru in Homan Square.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

After 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams Murdered, West Side Leaders Plan To Occupy Blocks To ‘Take The Neighborhood Back’ From Gangs

Firehouse Community Arts Center is organizing hyper-local groups to reclaim blocks and get young people off the streets. “The more presence, the more power for impact. It's about opening a conversation that can spark that level of hope."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Teen Designs Coffee Bags For Uptown Cafe, With Sales Proceeds Going To Boys & Girls Club

"It felt good knowing something I made will be in a store and seen by people," 14-year-old Trenton said. "It's a really good feeling."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Faster Trains Have Arrived On The Blue Line: Take A Look At The CTA’s New 7000-Series Train Cars

Pre-pandemic, riders found themselves crushed into trains or on platforms having to wait as multiple packed trains passed them by. The new cars will help congestion problems — if they arise again.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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