Bronzeville, Near South Side

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‘Stations’ Installation In Bronzeville Is A Trip Through The Neighborhood’s ‘Family Photo Album’

A photo wall at 39th Street and Michigan Avenue continues the theme of Black "faces and places and how they intersect" through local artist Chris Devins' work.

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Coronavirus On The Rise In Illinois, But Chicago’s Flat For Now, Top Doctor Says

"The main thing is all around us, cases are on the incline. ... We look good in Chicago right now, but Chicago doesn't have a wall around it."

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Don’t Go To Big Barbecues, Fireworks Shows This 4th Of July, Top Doc Says

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes it risky to have parties or gatherings with crowds — especially as other places are seeing big increases in cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

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Police Plan To Arrest Teens At ‘Drug Corners’ Ahead Of 4th Of July Weekend

The holiday weekend typically sees a spike in shootings and murders — and Chicago's already been struggling with shootings and the recent slayings of children.

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More Than 30 South, West Side Businesses Awarded Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Grants

The application period ended in February and was the first overseen by Mayor Lori Lightfoot. More than 325 businesses applied for funding.

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Bud Billiken Parade Canceled Amid Coronavirus

The parade will instead be celebrated with a TV special.

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If Chicago Police Wants Witnesses To Step Up, They Have To Protect Them, Activists Say

"We need to break the 'no snitching rule' in the hood, but we also have to consider what type of protection we're giving these families," one leader said.

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Uber, Lyft Charges More For Riders Going To Chicago’s Non-White Neighborhoods, Study Shows

The study showed fares increased when a person was dropped off in a neighborhood with a high percentage of non-white residents. A Lyft spokesperson called the study "deeply flawed."