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Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

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

Life-Threatening Waves, Currents Expected At Lake Michigan Beaches Thursday And Friday

Dangerous waves up to 7 feet tall are expected at beaches. People are advised to stay out of the water.

Citywide

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

Love Beer And Good Causes? Here’s Where You Can Combine The Two Friday

A special IPA will be on tap Friday at Mitchell's Tap to raise money for Lost Boyz.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Get A History Lesson On Two Wheels About The 1919 Race Riot — And Its Impact On Modern Chicago

With visits to riot sites and other important parts of Chicago Black history, organizers of a weekend bike ride want to give context to the racial violence of a century ago.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Plant In Back Of The Yards Gets $1.6 Million City Grant To Launch Kitchen Incubator

The sustainable business incubator received nearly $1.7 million to renovate and expand its facility to support more entrepreneurs.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Plan Commission Set To Hear Next Phase Of Roosevelt Square Development, Controversial Uptown Luxury Residential Proposal

Also on the agenda for the meeting is the long-awaited renovation of the Ramova Theatre in Bridgeport.

Downtown

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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The Chinatown Summer Fair Is Back And Bigger Than Ever, Aiming To Revive The Neighborhood After A Brutal Year

With food, live music and games for kids, the event will now run for two days, July 31-Aug. 1. Organizers are collaborating with Hip Hop in Chinatown for entertainment.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

A LGBTQ+ Community Center Is Coming To The South Side. Neighbors Say It Needs Collaborative, Local Leadership

Howard Brown Health is planning a South Side health and community center for LGBTQ residents, supported by $15 million in state funding.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Dangerous, 6-Foot Waves Possible At Lake Michigan Beaches On Thursday

People should avoid going near the shore or swimming at Chicago's Lake Michigan beaches, the National Weather Service warned.

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Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

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CPD’s Anti-Violence Strategy ‘Has Failed,’ Alderman Says While Calling For A More Preventative Approach In Chinatown

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, activists and community members called upon the city to invest in more holistic violence prevention methods.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Youth-Led Campout Near Scene Of Teen’s Murder Aims To Bring Peace, Resources To Stop Gun Violence In Back Of The Yards

The summer peace events are meant to be a “catalyst for young people to put organizers' tools to action, create safe spaces and more importantly create a platform for relationship building in the community.”

Back of the Yards

Teen Held Without Bail In Fatal Shooting of 14-Year-Old Girl In Back Of The Yards

Edgar Martinez was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Savanah Quintero, 14, on June 2.

Back of the Yards

‘Life-Threatening’ Currents, Waves Will Make It Dangerous To Swim In Lake Michigan Monday

This week is expected to be mostly sunny and warm in Chicago, though.

Citywide

Girl, 14, Dies Days After Being Shot In Back Of The Yards: ‘We Are Losing Our Children’

Savanah Quintero, 14, died Saturday at Comer Children’s Hospital. She was shot Wednesday in Back of the Yards.

Back of the Yards

Vegan Farmers Market Returns To The Plant In Back Of The Yards Sunday

The market, called Vegan Paradise, will feature local farmers, crafters and plant-based chefs, all selling their goods at the Plant.

Back of the Yards

Girl, 14, Critically Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting

On Wednesday night, the girl was walking in the 1700 block of West 48th Street when she was shot in her head, police said.

Back of the Yards

After Fan Backlash, White Sox Take Steps To Correct ‘Loretta’s Lounge’ Name Change Flap That Stunned Late Beer Vendor’s Family

After it became "LaRussa's Lounge," fans spoke up for longtime vendor Loretta Micele. The Sox have promised to print a replica sign for her family, but one won't be going up in the ballpark.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Liquor Sale Curfew, DuSable Delayed: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Out Of City Council

There was little change for the most controversial items that were on the City Council docket, but aldermen did approve multiple projects in the neighborhoods.

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