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Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park
Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

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

Blues Legend Muddy Waters’ Former Home Is Now A Chicago Landmark

The Kenwood home, which also hosted music legends Howlin’ Wolf and Chuck Berry, was one of three projects to receive landmark status Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

White Sox Magic Ends In Loss To Astros — But ‘Cane Guy’ Vows He (And Maybe The Cane) Will Be Back

"Cane Guy" did his best, but neither he nor the Sox could summon enough magic to hold off the Houston Astros.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Ramova Theater In Bridgeport, A ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ Readies For Its Comeback After Decades Of Sitting Empty

A $28 million restoration project will transform the crumbling theater into a live entertainment space, restaurant and brewery.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Sculpture Designed By Renowned Zhou Brothers Honors Chinatown Organizer ‘Bernie’ Wong

Brothers DaHuang and ShanZou Zhou designed the 12-foot sculpture to honor the founder of the Chinese American Service League, who died in April.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Meet ‘Cane Guy,’ The Unlikely Sorcerer Who Helped Save The White Sox

Lifelong fan Rob Holt doesn't think his cane has powers — but fans do. The Sox did make a comeback victory once he started working his magic.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

The White Sox, Chicago’s ‘Working Man’s Team,’ Inspire Fans Across The City With Sunday Win

Tim Anderson talks to a young player who got his tooth knocked out. Michael Kopech inspired a teen pitcher recovering from leukemia. And the team let Shermann Thomas, the TikTok historian, film at their field.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Limited Edition White Sox Bobbleheads Go On Sale This Week As Team Starts Playoffs

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is releasing bobbleheads of José Abreu, Yoán Moncada and Luis Robert.

Citywide

PAWS Chicago Bringing Free Pet And COVID-19 Vaccinations To Back Of The Yards This Weekend

The free vaccinations will be available for residents and pets of Back of the Yards, Englewood, West Englewood and Woodlawn on Saturday.

Back of the Yards

Dangerous Waves, Currents Expected At Chicago Beaches Monday

The day will be sunny and warm, though, with an expected high of 83 degrees.

Citywide

Former Myopic Books Owners Opening New Bookstore In Bridgeport

After years on the farm, Joe Judd and his family are returning to Chicago and opening as Tangible Books at 3324 S. Halsted St.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Norwood Park Boy, 12, Battling Cancer Gets To Meet Favorite Sox Players — And Sit In The Best Seat In The House

Brady Nelson, 12, loves baseball — and he might just be Eloy Jiménez's biggest fan.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

‘Malik Believed Another World Is Possible’: Death Of Beloved Chicago Organizer Malik Alim Leaves A Community Heartbroken

"Looking at his work, I see what is possible. You can simultaneously have family, show up for your community and make them one. Malik is a prime example of how to do that beautifully.”

Back of the Yards

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

Streetscape Upgrades Coming To 47th Street, Ashland Avenue Corridors In Back Of the Yards

Residents said they hope the upgrades include more pedestrian safety measures and potential bike lanes along Ashland Avenue.

Back of the Yards

Affordable Housing, Community Hub Coming To 47th Street In Back Of The Yards

The city picked United Yards to revitalize the 47th Street and Ashland Avenue commercial corridor as part of the Invest South/West initiative.

Back of the Yards

The Legacy District Will Bring Housing, Retail And A Rooftop Garden To Bronzeville’s 47th Street

The $19.2 million project will turn .6 acres of vacant land at 47th Street and Vincennes Avenue into a six-story building, according to the city. It's being funded through the city's Invest South/West initiative.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Large Developments Will Bring $200 Million In Investments To South, West Sides

The projects will create 215 residential units and 40,000 square feet of retail space. Groundbreakings could begin this spring.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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
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