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CPS Moves Forward With Urban Prep Takeover As 2 Finalists Vie To Become Principal Of Blended Campus
Pavielle Driver, principal at Air Force Academy High School, and Christopher Shelton, principal at STEM Academy High School, are being considered to lead the overhauled, CPS-led campus of the lauded all-boys charter school
South Loop’s Top This Mac ‘N Cheese Launches Free Meal Fridays To Thank The City’s First Responders
The free meals will be available the first Friday of each month for professionals in uniform — or with ID — while supplies last.
South Side Group Wants To Beef Up Teen Programs After Youth Gatherings Downtown Turned Violent
The Support Group has helped thousands of Chicago teens through entrepreneur camps, basketball clinics and work opportunities. "More funding needs to come to our communities for programs like this," its founder said.
Thousands Of Tulips In Washington Park Are Beautifying The Neighborhood — While Highlighting Inequity
The "Redefining Redlining" art installation brought 100,000 tulips to a vacant Washington Park lot where 21 homes once stood.
16 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Pickle Fest, Bookstore Crawl, Chinese Music Concert And More
There's also a launch party for a Chicago brewery, an Edgebrook art and wine walk and a 5K through Ravenswood and Lincoln Square.
43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge Over DuSable Lake Shore Drive Opens In Time For Summer
The new bridge is similar in design to the 41st Street Bridge and is wheelchair accessible.
Celebrate Trails Day With The Bronzeville Trail Task Force At Block Party This Weekend
There will be hot dogs, burgers and chips, along with food vendors. Attendees will be updated on the trail's progress.
After 30-Year Break From School, This Sax-Playing South Side Grandpa Is Set To Graduate
Frank Logan spent years believing school was out of reach until a major life change presented him the chance to try again. He's graduating from Harold Washington College in May.
Urban Prep Academies Could Be Turned Over To Chicago Public Schools After State Denies Appeal
But the charter school network that serves Black boys said Wednesday it filed a lawsuit to keep control of two South Side high schools.
Chicago Solidarity Collective Wins $2.25 Million To Hire Formerly Incarcerated Black Chicagoans Into Workers’ Co-Ops
The award from JPMorgan Chase will help the collective expand the ChiFresh Kitchen and start two worker co-ops.
Bronzeville’s Palmer Mansion Will Become Obsidian Collection Archive, Coworking For Black Creators
City Council also approved $6 million for the construction of the much-anticipated Lillian Marcie Center for the Performing Arts.
43 Green, Bronzeville’s First Transit-Oriented Development, Could Welcome First Residents Next Month
The $81.8 million Invest South/West project is adjacent to the 43rd Street Green Line station near Prairie Avenue, making it the first equitable transit-oriented development on the South Side.
Promontory Point Landmarking, Pullman Coffee Roaster, Bronzeville Co-Working Hub Head To City Council Votes
The Point's limestone steps have been at the center of the effort to landmark the park in recent years. The City Council's zoning committee approved the landmark proposal Tuesday.
Virtue Chef Erick Williams Leading Plan To Bring Condos And Retail To Bronzeville’s 47th Street
The five-building project is planned for a commercial corridor where the neighborhood Walmart recently closed. Developers hope to bring Black-owned businesses there.
3 Teens Wounded In Shootings As Large Groups Gathered Downtown, At 31st Street Beach This Weekend
As the weather warms up, large groups of teens gather Downtown. But the meetups have also seen violence in past years, fueling debate among officials over how and when young people gather.
South Side Leaders Demand Meeting With Walmart, Threaten Boycott As Mega-Retailer Closes 4 Neighborhood Stores
Smaller grocery stores were forced to close after Walmart opened in Chatham in 2012, Father Michael Pfleger said at a protest Thursday. “Now the bully pulls out and says it doesn’t want to be here anymore."
Walmart Fought For Years To Open In Chicago. Now, South And West Siders Feel Betrayed As They Close
Customers and local leaders are scrambling to find alternatives for groceries, prescriptions and other necessities in the wake of the mega chain's decision to abruptly shutter four of its eight Chicago stores.
Silver Room Block Party Returns To Oakwood Beach In July
Earlybird weekend passes start at $75. The lineup will be announced later.
Walmart Closing Stores In Bronzeville, Chatham, Little Village And Lakeview Sunday
The stores are closing due to years of poor sales, company officials said. Elected leaders rebuked the move, saying the company was abandoning neighborhoods already lacking grocery stores and pharmacies.
Bronzeville’s Fourtunehouse Is Creating Space For The Next Generation Of Art Entrepreneurs
Makafui Searcy spent years watching his mother build a life for their family as a fashion designer. Now, he is striking out on his own with a bold mission.