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Developers, Local Coffee Shop Owners To Pitch Separate Plans For Back Of The Yards Lot Under INVEST South/West Program
Three competing development teams will present their proposals for the site at 1515 W. 47th St. at a meeting 6 p.m. Thursday.
Get Your Coffee Fix, Help Feed Families In Need: Back Of The Yards Coffee Bean Sales To Benefit Southwest Side Community Group
Back of the Yards Coffee is donating proceeds from its 47th Street blend to the Southwest Collective. The group has fed residents in need through the pandemic.
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.
Alderman Patrick Daley Thompson Indicted On Federal Tax Fraud Charges
The 51-year-old Bridgeport alderman, who is former Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew and former Mayor Richard J. Daley's grandson, was charged Thursday with filing a false income tax return and making a false statement to regulators.
The Perfect Soundtrack To Your South Side Sightseeing Tour: Lee Bey’s ‘Southern Exposure’ Playlist
Architecture expert and historian Lee Bey released a playlist inspired by his 2019 book on the South Side's under-appreciated buildings this week, including tracks from Sam Trump, Chance the Rapper, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and more.
10 Public Libraries Expanding Hours To Open Sundays
The 10 libraries — which cover a variety of neighborhoods, including Austin, Edgewater and Mt. Greenwood — will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays starting April 18.
Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead
The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.
How These Young Back Of The Yards ‘Avengers’ Helped More Than 1,000 Neighbors Get Vaccine Appointments
Through Increase the Peace's ambassador program, seven young people set up outside popular neighborhood spots to sign up people for coronavirus vaccinations. “Our young people know how to reach people and how to meet people where they're at."
High School Students Can Have Artwork Shown In Capitol Through Congressional Art Competition
The annual competition gives young artists an opportunity to showcase their work in the U.S. Capitol for a year.
Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated
"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.
Tax Incentive To Rehab Bridgeport Warehouse Gets OK; Home Business Ordinance Stalls
Bubbly Dynamics’ intent to sublease the warehouse space on 37th Street has generated “a lot of interest already from potential tenants who would love to move in,” Edel told aldermen.
Pullman Residents 40 And Older Can Get Vaccinated Tuesday. Here’s How To Sign Up
Any Pullman resident who is 40 or older can sign up to get vaccinated Tuesday. Appointments are required.
All Back Of The Yards Adults Can Get Vaccinated Through April. Here’s How To Make An Appointment
Any Back of the Yards resident is eligible to be vaccinated at UI Health Mile Square Health Center, 4630 S. Bishop St.
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs Expanding To 7 South And West Side Schools
A $7 million grant will help the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs open sites in Archer Heights, Armour Square, Back of the Yards, Little Village and Humboldt Park.
Dead Fish Are Piling Up In Chicago’s Ponds And Lagoons. Here’s What’s Going On
Temperature swings and heavy snow contributed to the fish die-off at the city's ponds and lagoons, according to Park District officials and freshwater biologists.
Wrigley Field, Sox Park Will Reopen To Fans On Opening Day As Coronavirus Spread Slows, Lightfoot Says
The Cubs' opening day is April 1 and the White Sox open at home April 8. Those will be Chicago's first major sports teams to be allowed to welcome back crowds since the pandemic started in spring 2020.
Free Food Available Saturday At Back Of The Yards Drive-Thru
The giveaway will begin 10 a.m. and continue until supplies run out at the Plant, 1400 W. 46th St.
The Deep Freeze Has Lifted, But Chicago Is Still Encased In Ice
Here's a look at what Block Club Chicago photographer Colin Boyle found Monday.
After 11 Months Of Battling Coronavirus, Hard-Hit Gage Park Gets Vaccination Site: ‘It’s A Game Changer’
Esperanza Health Centers partnered with the Southwest Organizing Project and Gage Park Latinx Council to open an appointment-only vaccination site. “These are the hardest-hit neighborhoods in the entire state."
Plan To Relocate Dunkin’ Donuts To ‘Treacherous Corner’ Is Met With Pushback From McKinley Park Alderman, Residents
Ald. George Cardenas said the Zoning Board of Appeals “erroneously” listed the project in the wrong ward and approved a special-use permit. Now, he's vowing to block it until he gets more feedback.