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Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville, Near South Side
Bronzeville, Near South Side

Halloween And Día De Los Muertos In Chicago 2022: 70+ Events To Celebrate Around The City

There are trunk-or-treat events for kids throughout the city, Halloween parades, haunted houses and more this Halloween weekend.

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Bronzeville Is Getting A ‘Time Out-Style’ Food Hall, An Outpatient Clinic And An Eco-Apartment Project

All three projects are set to open within the next two years.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago School Board Moves To Take Over Urban Prep, Once-Lauded Charter Serving Black Boys

The campuses in Englewood and Bronzeville will remain open under CPS management, officials said. The district plans to keep teachers and staff at the school.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Lightfoot And Mayoral Hopeful Sophia King Spar After Council Votes Down Mayor’s Pick For Committee

Lightfoot nominated Ald. James Cappleman to head the city's education committee over King, who is running for mayor and serves as the acting chair of the committee. The measure failed.

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Church That Hosted Emmett Till’s Funeral Should Be A National Landmark, Neighbors Tell Biden Cabinet Member

Through the Antiquities Act, the 125-year-old Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ could become a national monument and an addition to a proposed Bronzeville national heritage area.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

8-Year-Old Fatally Shot In Douglas, Police Say

The boy was shot in his head inside a home, but police did not immediately say how the shooting occurred.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago Public Schools Slated To Revoke Urban Prep’s Charters

The schools have been beset by financial trouble and allegations of sexual misconduct from its founder, who resigned in August. CPS wants to keep the Englewood and Bronzeville campuses open under district management.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

State Rep. Lamont Robinson The Latest To Announce Bid For Ald. Sophia King’s 4th Ward Seat

Robinson, the first Black LGBTQ+ member of the Illinois General Assembly, is the fifth candidate to enter the race.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Black-Owned Moor’s Brewing Company Wins Top Prize At South Side Pitch Competition

The brewery started by three South Side friends will use the $10,000 grand prize to expand into Atlanta and other major cities with large populations of Black people.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Woman Charged In Murder Of 87-Year-Old Woman In Douglas Apartment Complex

The body of Mae Brown was discovered in her Lincoln Perry apartment Oct. 15. A 69-year-old woman is now charged.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville Joins Growing List Of Chicago Neighborhoods Hiring Private Security To Stop Violence

Unarmed private guards and community organizers will patrol Bronzeville's commercial corridors and residential areas under a pilot program.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Mayoral Candidate Ald. Sophia King Wants To Use Drones For Police Chases

Saying Mayor Lori Lightfoot puts "public relations before public safety," King vowed to fire Supt. David Brown and make stopping crime her top priority.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Southside Wolfpack Youth Football Has Helped Thousands Go To College, ‘Saved Lives’ Over Its 25 Years

Ernest and Tonya Radcliffe's youth football and cheerleading have produced hundreds of Division 1 athletes, sent three players to the NFL and count former President Barack Obama among its fans.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Prentice Butler, Ald. Sophia King’s Chief Of Staff, Will Run For Boss’ 4th Ward Seat As She Takes On Lightfoot

Butler is the fourth candidate to declare his candidacy, joining Khari Humphries, Tracey Y. Bey and Ebony Lucas in the bid to represent Kenwood, Oakland and Bronzeville in City Council.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

The Chicago Housing Authority Keeps Giving Up Valuable Land While HUD Rubber-Stamps The Deals

Despite being years behind on obligations to build more homes, the city’s public housing agency gets permission to sell, lease and swap its property in gentrifying neighborhoods.

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Closed South Loop Club HotHouse Announces Comeback, Raising $250,000 To Launch New Bronzeville Location

The HotHouse team is fundraising to buy the Donnelly Chicago Youth Center to build a facility to host programs and offer short-term residences.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

GoodKids MadCity Collecting Food, Clothes And Other Supplies To Help 100+ Neighbors In Need. Here’s How To Give

Teen activists will accept donations Monday and Wednesday at the Chicago Torture Justice Center in Woodlawn in preparation for a giveaway.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Check Out Bronzeville During Open House Chicago

You can tour legendary venue The Forum, a church that is one of the birthplaces of gospel music and the Boxville outdoor shipping container market all weekend.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

13 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Food Truck Pop-Up, Fall Fest, Halloween Movies And More

There's also a Portage Park walking tour, River North food tour and an adoption event at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

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Family Demands Arrest After 11-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted In Washington Park, But Police Say They Need More Evidence

The girl was attacked walking home from school last week, police said. Police Supt. David Brown said they have identified a person of interest but did not have enough evidence for charges.

Bronzeville, Near South Side
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