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July 4 ‘Families For Abortion Access’ March Aims To Elevate Voices Of Those Who Will Be Hurt Most By Roe Ruling
The owner of Kido Chicago organized the family-friendly Bronzeville march to welcome people of color and those who already have kids — groups that will be disproportionally harmed by abortion bans.
Decades Before Boystown, South Side Jazz Clubs Were A Haven For Queer Chicagoans
From the 1930s through the mid-1960s, drag shows were among Bronzeville and Woodlawn’s hottest nightlife attractions, attracting patrons of all races and sexual orientations.
After Crowds And Shooting Near 31st Street Beach, Some South Lakefront Residents Want ‘More Aggressive Action’ From Police
"Most of us live near the lake because we want to walk on the lake. We can’t do that anymore. It’s not fun anymore," one resident said. Others say the issue has been blown out of proportion.
Jonathan Jackson Declares Victory In 1st District Primary To Replace Bobby Rush In Congress
Rising above a crowded field, Jackson is now the favorite to take over for Rush in Congress, as Democrats have held the 1st District seat since 1934.
Bronzeville’s CBQ Beauty Bar Brings Express Facials To 4400 Grove Development
Owner Nichole Doss has been making people glow for 30 years. Now, she'll be doing it in one on of the most-anticipated developments in the neighborhood.
Washington Park Apartments Coming Near Green Line Stop, With More Housing, Data Center Pitched For Near South Side
The 49-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space would be one block away from the 51st Street Green Line station.
Pride South Side Returning With Parties, Family-Friendly Activities And More For LGBTQ Pride
Pride South Side celebrates Pride Month with a variety of activities, including a mini ball and dance party. It runs July 1-3.
Chicago Delays Plan For New Near South Side High School Amid Mounting Concerns
The proposal would put a high school where the Harold Ickes Homes once stood near 24th and State streets.
South Side Red Line Commuters Rattled After Rider Shot, Seriously Wounded Near 47th Street Station
A man riding a northbound Red Line train argued with someone who then shot him in his back and legs, police said. "I'm seeing people getting hurt, people getting killed. It's terrible," one rider said.
5 South, West And Far Northwest Side Groups Get Cook County’s First Violence Prevention Grants
The beneficiaries from the $65 million program supported by federal funding include organizations based in Norwood Park, Lawndale, Brighton Park and Roseland.
Boxville Has Grown From 1 Shipping Container To 22 In Its First 5 Years. Here’s What New For The Innovative Market This Season
New vendors, new boxes and new fitness classes are on deck for the popular Washington Park market this summer.
Bronzeville’s Pilgrim Baptist Church Gets $2 Million To Rebuild, Create National Museum Of Gospel Music
State Sen. Mattie Hunter, who attended Pilgrim Baptist Church as a child, helped secure the funding to support a $10 million effort to rebuild the space destroyed by fire and a storm.
31st Street Beach ‘Takeover’ Draws Large Police Response, But Some Locals Say It Was Overblown
Many people at the beach Thursday said partying the night before at the beach didn't impact their safety or summer beach plans.
Bronzeville Trail Task Force Is Looking To The Public For Help As It Works To Get New Trail Off The Ground
The all-volunteer group needs to raise $2,000 to cover operational expenses as it tries to make the South Side trail a reality.
Proposed High School Would Address ‘High School Desert’ On Near South Side, Alderperson Says
After years of advocating, a new open enrollment high school for Near South Side families may be one step closer to becoming reality.
Shawn Michelle’s Homemade Ice Cream Adding Patio To South Side Shop — And Opening A New Store In Olympia Fields
Husband and wife team Yayha and Nataki Muhammad are bringing back live music and hope to add a patio at their 47th Street location while they prepare to open a third shop in Olympia Fields.
Northwestern Medicine Building $100 Million Bronzeville Center, Offering Urgent Care, Pharmacy And Cancer Treatment
Leaders say the 120,000-square-foot facility would serve more than 50,000 patients annually in an area that has long lacked accessible medical care.
South Side Dancing Crossing Guard Soars Past Fundraising Goal To Keep Her Apartment: ‘You Have No Idea What This Means To Us’
Tammy Anderson hoped to raise $5,000 to avoid eviction from her Hyde Park home. Block Club readers and well wishers donated more than three times that.
South Side’s Beloved Dancing Crossing Guard Is Facing Eviction. Here’s How You Can Help
The single mom hopes to raise $5,000 by June 1 to stay in her home. "She takes care of so many people, despite everything that has happened in her life."
UChicago’s $3 Million Plan For Dozens Of South Side Surveillance Cameras Gets City Council Approval
City Council accepted $3 million from the university Monday. Ald. Sophia King said she'll use ward money on more cameras and security to complement the university's efforts.