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

‘Filthy’ Dollar Stores Targeted By Fed-Up South Side Alderman

Dollar Tree wants to open a fifth location in Ald Matt O'Shea 19th Ward, but he said he's sick of the public safety and quality-of-life problems the stores' "irresponsible operators" create.

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Meet The Small Businesses Vying To Win South Side Pitch Competition

This year's finalists include a beauty app for women of color, a maker of small-batch home goods, a shared commercial kitchen, a clothing brand and a youth legal education company.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

100 Local Growers Honored For Creating Sustainable Gardens: ‘They Make The City A Better Place To Live’

Master gardeners judged the gardens based on their enviornmental sustainability, beauty, creativity and community engagement.


41 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Randolph Street Market, Beverly Art Walk, Oktoberfests And More

The 312 Block Party, Chicago Live!, SAUCED Night Market and Chicago Gourmet are also on deck.


As Beverly Arts Center Slashes Live Theater Budget, Concerns Surface About Its Financial Stability

The Beverly Arts Center Board cited economic challenges and a wish to equally fund other arts as the reasons for the cuts. But some former cast members are dejected by the loss of higher quality live theater.

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Don’t Be Alarmed By Swarms Of Flying Ants—They’re Just Having Sex In The Sky

South Side residents have noticed huge clusters of flying bugs taking over their yards. Turns out, it's just ants who have sprouted wings so they can mate before winter rolls around.

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Levav Properties Agrees To Give Beverly Tenants Relocation Help, Rent Forgiveness

The agreement with neighbors and tenant groups comes months after the company moved to terminate the leases of more than 200 residents of Levav-managed properties in Beverly and Morgan Park.

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15 Things To Do Outside In Chicago In September

You can hike native Illinois prairies with bison, search for microbes in the Chicago River or kayak for free at Bubbly Creek.

Sport & Outdoors

Frustrations Mount Over Restaurant Surcharges — But Owners Say Fees Are Necessary For Survival

The cost of food, staff shortages and other issues are forcing restaurants to make tough choices, owners said. "It's a constant battle."


31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Air & Water Show, Ribfest, Sangria Festival And More

Chance the Rapper fans will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Acid Rap, and the Jollof Festival, froSkate pop-ups and a Pilsen walking tour are also on deck.


Beverly’s ‘Bike Whisperer’ Has Helped Over 200 Kids Ditch Training Wheels

No matter how many times kids have tried to learn, Louie Burrel can turn them into confident riders quickly. There's "something magical about him," one mom said.

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Chicago’s Indoor Pools Closing For 1 Month As Lifeguards Head To Beaches, Outdoor Pools

Lifeguards at the 27 indoor pools will be redirected toward the city's beaches and outdoor pools as young staffers head back to school for the fall.


Beverly Tenants Fight To Stay In Apartments They’ve Called Home For Decades After New Landlord Moves To Boot Them

About 120 Beverly and Morgan Park residents, many low-income and older people, are facing lease terminations by Levav Properties.

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Chicago Rooftops Guide: 36 Open-Air Bars, Lounges And Restaurants To Check Out This Summer

Sip on cocktails or mocktails and bask in the sunlight at these rooftop hotspots with skyline vistas and Lake Michigan views.

Restaurants & Bars

Chicago Teachers Help Refugee Youth Navigate A New Language, A New Culture, And In The Fall, New Schools

"These children are coming from a lot of trauma, and the first thing cannot be academics," said Sol Camano, a bilingual Chicago educator.

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The South Side Needs Better Bike Infrastructure. These Big Projects Aim To Close ‘Notable Gaps’

Fundraising efforts to improve the Major Taylor Trail and others in the south suburbs are underway as officials envision "a complete [bike] network" on the South Side.

Roseland, Pullman

Scenes From Juneteenth Celebrations In Chicago [PHOTOS]

Chicagoans gathered at dozens of events throughout the weekend to commemorate when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865 to free enslaved people.


Morgan Park, Beverly Neighbors Celebrate Juneteenth With Double Dutch, Painting And More

The event at Bohn Park was among dozens of citywide celebrations to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans in 1865.

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Here’s Every Farmers Market In Chicago This Summer

The city is home to more than 40 farmers markets this summer that offer a variety of vendors and activities. Here's how to find one near you.


Can Beverly’s Pike House Be Saved? Arts Alliance Aims To Turn Historical Site Into Headquarters

The late-19th century home has been vacant for years. The Beverly Area Arts Alliance is working with Pike House Foundation to find money for renovation and turn the building into the arts group's home base.

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