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Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville, Near South Side
Bronzeville, Near South Side

House Legend DJ Paul Johnson Dies After Battle With COVID-19: He ‘Fought Up Until The Very End’

Johnson, 50, contracted coronavirus in July and was placed on a ventilator.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

This South Side Drill Team Wants To Return To The Bud Billiken Parade This Year, But They Need Your Help

COVID-19 sidelined the Golden Knights Drill Team. Now, they're looking for a little help from the public to get back on their feet.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Kids In Kenwood Can Get Free Book Bags, School Supplies At Back-To-School Event

Pro basketball player Linnae Harper will give kids in Kenwood book bags filled with supplies Friday at at an event.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville Lakefront: Here’s What’s Coming In The Mega-Development’s First Phase

With retail, residences and green space on the horizon, GRIT Chicago says it aims to make the multibillion project as transparent and equitable as possible.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Cowboys From Across Midwest Reunite For High Noon Ride Through The South Side

The Chicago horse riders are "trying to keep this a generational thing" by getting kids familiar with horses and cowboy culture.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Want To Know How A City Budget Works? Find Out At This Free Workshop Saturday In Bronzeville

Participants can learn what does into a city budget, and how to advocate for city dollars for resources and initiatives in their communities.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bobby Rush Calls For Special Task Force To Find Missing Black Women And Girls

"The fact that these women are exploited, brutalized, missing, murdered — and overlooked — without a serious, determined effort from law enforcement just smacks of benign neglect," the congressman said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

House Music Legend DJ Paul Johnson Recovering After COVID-19 Forced Him Onto A Ventilator

"He's a survivor. He never gives up, and he always does what he says he's going to do," said a friend of the house music legend. He's breathing on his own after being placed on a ventilator last week.

Citywide

Want A Hot Dog … Without The Beef? Here Are 22 Veggie Dog Options In Chicago

Trying to get a Chicago-style dog sans the beef? We've got you covered with these local vegetarian and vegan spots.

Citywide

4th Ward Residents Can Join A Virtual Public Safety Forum Wednesday

Residents of Grand Boulevard, Hyde Park, Kenwood and Oakland can participate and submit questions in advance.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

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.

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Showtime Puts $500K Toward Vacant Lot Cleanup And Art Installations In North Lawndale, Bronzeville

The money will fund a cleanup of 32 vacant lots in the neighborhoods and support six public art installations that will be created by the Chicago Public Art Group.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

No Plans This Weekend? Check Out This ‘BLOC Party’ In Bronzeville

The "BLOC" — Bronzeville Loving Our Community — party starts 5 p.m. July 25 with food, music and live performances.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Here’s Where You Can Get Vaccinated This Weekend In Bronzeville

As the number of Delta variant cases rise, South Side organizations are teaming up to get more residents vaccinated.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Michael Reese Megadevelopment Approved By City Council, Clearing Way For Apartments, Retail, Park And New Pavilion

The $3.8 billion project will overhaul Bronzeville land that has been sitting empty for more than a decade.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

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

Bronzeville Church That Held Emmett Till’s Funeral Gets $150K Grant For Renovations

The $150,000 grant will help church leaders fix water damage and cracks in the foundation of a building that's only been renovated twice in the past century.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Michael Reese Megadevelopment Moves Forward, Set For Pivotal City Council Vote Wednesday

The first part of the $3.8 billion project to transform the Bronzeville hospital site includes an innovation center, welcoming center, senior housing, a repurposed pavilion and a park.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

After Pandemic Adoption Boom, People Are Ditching Their Backyard Chickens. Local Rescue Groups Are Trying To Save Them

The Chicago Roo Crew is seeing more people than usual getting rid of their birds — a difficulty on top of trying to pay off vet bills for the birds they already care for.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘Black Wall Street’ Exhibit Kicks Off The Reopening Of Build Bronzeville, Closed Since The Pandemic Began

The exhibit, featuring work by a Bronzeville artist, will honor the economic resilience of Black Chicago and beyond.

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