Bronzeville, Near South Side
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Bronzeville Summer Nights Returns With In-Person Entertainment, Live Music
Building on the success of last year's virtual program, organizers are bringing it back — and expanding it.
South Side Renters Push For Faster Repairs, Better Security After Complaints Of Unsafe Elevators, Mildew And Rodents
Residents of the two buildings, owned by East Lake Management, say they're fed up. "Why are we being subjected to living as second-class citizens?" one renter said.
‘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.
Here’s How To Weigh In On Plans For Bronzeville’s 47th Street Corridor
Three projects are proposed for the 449-51 E. 47th St. Neighbors can watch pitch videos and fill out a scorecard to give their input.
Prairie Shores To Get Multimillion-Dollar Clubhouse With Cafe, Game Room And More
The facility will house a number of amenities to keep residents engaged, healthy and connected with one another.
Haji Healing Salon Begins New Chapter In Bronzeville After Chatham Success: ‘This Space Chose Us’
After spending several years in Chatham, Aya-Nikole Cook is ready to reconnect with her Bronzeville roots.
As ‘Lory Litefoot,’ Comedian Lisa Beasley Delights TikTok — But Bronzeville Mom Is Fed Up With Real-Life Mayor
Turning frustration into comedy, the Second City-trained performer uses biting commentary and a well-honed voice to satirize Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Police Department’s ‘Vague’ New Foot Chase Policy Doesn’t Fix Glaring Problems, Activists Say
Critics say the policy gives “far too much discretion” to officers to determine when a foot chase is necessary and will lead to dangerous interactions. It could have been improved if the department had listened to community voices, they added.
43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge To Be Demolished Wednesday, Closing Lake Shore Drive Overnight
A new, accessible overpass — similar in design to the curvy 41st Street bridge — is set to open late next year.
Chicago Automatically Funnels Some Black And Latino Students Into Military-Run Courses
It's mostly students at smaller high schools on the South and West sides who are placed in JROTC, which is designed in part to recruit students for the military.
Why Teachers At Chicago’s First All-Male Charter Network Have Gone On Strike
Teachers voted unanimously to strike in late May and want pay increases that would put their salaries closer to those of teachers at CPS schools.
As New Owners Take Over Former Mercy Hospital, Activists Who Helped Save It Want To Know More About Deal With The City
Insight Hospital leaders are promising a $50 million investment in the first two years, reinstating the emergency department and having three community members appointed to the board in the next three months.
Dilla The Urban Historian Is Taking His Chicago History Lessons On Tour This Summer
Shermann Thomas, best known as the Chicago Urban Historian, will host South Side tours this summer for Father's Day and Fourth of July weekend.
Muddy Waters’ Kenwood Home On Its Way To Being Named A Chicago Landmark
Waters' family is working to turn the "epicenter" of Chicago blues into a museum, with space for a new generation of local musicians to jam.
A Bronzeville Historian Is Making Black Chicago History More Accessible — And She Wants To Hear Your Family’s Story
With an ever-growing collection of archival data, Bronzeville Historical Society founder Sherry Williams tells the stories of people often left out of history.
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.
New Police Foot Chase Policy Still Allows Officers To Run After People Despite Lightfoot Saying The Chases Are ‘Dangerous’
The policy still allows officers to chase people if there is "probable cause for an arrest or it is believed an individual has committed, is committing or is about to commit a crime."
Bronzeville’s The Forum, Once The Epicenter Of Black Life In Chicago, Will Be Restored After City Council Approval
Now, the team behind the $20 million rehab is fundraising to bring the storied venue on East 43rd Street back to life.
Chicago Beaches Officially Reopen Friday With Lifeguards, Amenities
Concessions will make their return for Memorial Day weekend.
Lake Shore Drive Could Be Renamed Du Sable Drive Today As City Council Prepares To Vote
City Council will consider changing the iconic drive's name over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s objections.