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Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park
Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Cops Rarely Pull Over Drivers In Their Own Neighborhoods, Data Shows. Motorists In Black Neighborhoods Aren’t So Lucky

Drivers are least likely to be pulled over on the far Northwest and Southwest sides, where many first responders live. Ald. Nick Sposato said that's because "white people just know how to talk their way out of a ticket."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Send Block Club A Photo Of Your Jack-O’-Lantern And You Can Win $100 And Swag

Submit a photo of your jack-o'-lantern by Tuesday to enter our raffle. Your pumpkin could be highlighted in a Block Club newsletter!

Citywide

Make Your Own Sugar Skulls For Día De Los Muertos At Cakewalk Chicago’s Beverly Workshop

Lori Parrett, pastry chef and owner, is resuming workshops after a long pandemic hiatus. For each ticket sold, she will donate a birthday baking kit to two area food pantries.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

South Side Shops, Builders And Entrepreneurs Vying For $20,000 In Prizes To Grow Their Businesses

Voters at this year’s South Side Pitch will help determine the winning businesses — and the audience’s top choice will receive $1,000.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

In Need Of Upgrades, Far South Side School Playground, Library And Park Hope To Win $1.5 Million In City Funding

The projects are among 21 finalists in the Chicago Works Community Challenge, which will award up to $10 million to upgrade seven public spaces across the city.

South Chicago, East Side

Beverly, Morgan Park Boil Order Was Caused By Pumping Station Failure — Not ComEd Power Outage, Investigation Finds

City officials last spring pointed the finger at ComEd for the failure of the Roseland Pumping Station, but an inspector general's investigation said rented city equipment was to blame.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

This Beverly Yarn Store Wants To Help South Siders ‘Craft With Every Fiber Of Your Being’

Kamaca Champion dreamt for years of turning her love for knitting into her own store. Now, at Miss Purl, South Side crafters can express themselves in a yarn paradise.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Oooh Wee It Is Soul Food Restaurant Expanding To Wicker Park And Beverly This Fall

The restaurant is taking over the former Angry Pig Tavern location on North Avenue. It will also open a Beverly location on 111th Street.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘South Side’s Shedd Aquarium’: How A New Aquatic Store Is Giving Locals An Oasis To Relax

Caring for his fish helped Aquatic Oasis owner Brandon Holmes find peace. Now, he hopes to bring that stillness to others.

South Chicago, East Side

Beverly Art Walk Celebrates Vibrant South Side Creative Scene With Art, Music And More

Pop-up galleries and an artist market are just a couple of things you can do during this weekend's Beverly Art Walk.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Jeanne’s Journey For Hope Is Fundraising For A Mount Greenwood 8-Year-Old With Leukemia

All of the proceeds from the Sept. 25 event will go to the Davis family as their daughter recovers from leukemia.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Some People Think Amazon Lockers In Parks Are Great, Park District Says Amid Uproar

In a news release titled, "What People Are Saying About Amazon Lockers," the Park District highlighted five supporters. Meanwhile, a South Side alderman has joined others in blocking them in her ward.

Citywide

Enchanted Tightrope Brings Fairy Magic And Wirewalking To Chicago’s Parks

“Enchanted Tightrope is an invitation to come and play in the parks and observe some fairies walking on a tightrope,” performer Molly Plunk said. “It doesn't ask a lot of the audience."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows

"It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. "I think this is a slap in the face."

Albany Park

Mobile City Hall Brings City Stickers, Parking Permits And More To Your Neighborhood Through October

Residents can get city stickers, parking permits, CityKey IDs and more Thursday in Jesse Owens Park. Two more events are next week in Mount Greenwood and Rogers Park.

South Chicago, East Side

More Than A Year After Looting, Auburn Gresham Jewel-Osco Reopens With Space For South Shore Drill Team

The store at 9400 S. Ashland has been fully remodeled and upgraded after closing in June 2020.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today

PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.

Citywide

A Chicago Woman Had COVID Symptoms For A Year. Then She Got Vaccinated — And Is Recovering: ‘It Will Save Your Life’

Sotiria Tejeda, 22, said she finally has energy again and can even smell and taste after getting vaccinated. She has suffered from long COVID for more than a year.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

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100 Years And Counting For Beverly Bike And Ski: ‘A Touchstone Of The Neighborhood’

The shop can repair bikes that are decades old — expertise that came in handy when the pandemic caused a nationwide bike shortage and people dug out old bikes from their garages.

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