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Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville, Near South Side
Bronzeville, Near South Side

Rebuild Foundation Looking For More Artists-in-Residence For Retreat At Currency Exchange Cafe

The six-month program allows local entrepreneurs to gain brick-and-mortar experience while earning an honorarium up to $10,000.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Silver Room Block Party Is Back This Weekend. Here’s How To Go In Style

Here's what you need to know before you slide through at Oakwood Beach.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Activists Say They’re Being Left Out Of City’s Plan To Combat Sex Trafficking And Gender-Based Violence

The city is devoting $25 million to boost services for survivors, training, education and other prevention. Some say they've not been informed or included in any of it.

Citywide

After 48 Chickens Saved From Cockfighting Ring, Rescue Group Looking For Foster Homes

The roosters and hens were rescued from an alleged cockfighting ring in June. Local chicken rescue Chicago Roo Crew needs help finding homes for some of the birds.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Family Of Diamond And Tionda Bradley, Who Went Missing 21 Years Ago, Ask For Public’s Help At Vigil: ‘I Pray Every Day’

The family of the missing girls believe the answers to their disappearance are still out there.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

South Loop’s Motor Row Gets $11 Million Facelift

Mayor Lori Lightfoot championed the project as one of the city's tools to "enhance public safety" by protecting pedestrians.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s Obsidian Collection Faces The Public As It Pushes To Turn Palmer Mansion Into Its New Home

After a year of delays, the team behind the Palmer Mansion renovation unveiled their plan to residents at a spirited public meeting.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Missing Sisters Diamond And Tionda Bradley To Be Honored At Vigil Wednesday In Bronzeville

The case generated national attention, but the girls have not been found since going missing in 2001. Their family "continues to cling to the hope that one day they may be found."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Two Bronzeville Schools Getting New Streetlights To Make Student Commutes Safer

Work is underway on the $300,000 project through ComEd, which will install solar-powered streetlights at the two schools.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Moms, Dads And Kids Join Family-Focused Pro-Choice Rally In Bronzeville: ‘Abortion Is Health Care, Health Care Is A Right’

The organizer of the Monday march said her sister died from an unsafe abortion, highlighting the need for comprehensive and safe reproductive health care.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

July 4 ‘Families For Abortion Access’ March Aims To Elevate Voices Of Those Who Will Be Hurt Most By Roe Ruling

The owner of Kido Chicago organized the family-friendly Bronzeville march to welcome people of color and those who already have kids — groups that will be disproportionally harmed by abortion bans.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Decades Before Boystown, South Side Jazz Clubs Were A Haven For Queer Chicagoans

From the 1930s through the mid-1960s, drag shows were among Bronzeville and Woodlawn’s hottest nightlife attractions, attracting patrons of all races and sexual orientations.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

After Crowds And Shooting Near 31st Street Beach, Some South Lakefront Residents Want ‘More Aggressive Action’ From Police

"Most of us live near the lake because we want to walk on the lake. We can’t do that anymore. It’s not fun anymore," one resident said. Others say the issue has been blown out of proportion.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Jonathan Jackson Declares Victory In 1st District Primary To Replace Bobby Rush In Congress

Rising above a crowded field, Jackson is now the favorite to take over for Rush in Congress, as Democrats have held the 1st District seat since 1934.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s CBQ Beauty Bar Brings Express Facials To 4400 Grove Development

Owner Nichole Doss has been making people glow for 30 years. Now, she'll be doing it in one on of the most-anticipated developments in the neighborhood.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Washington Park Apartments Coming Near Green Line Stop, With More Housing, Data Center Pitched For Near South Side

The 49-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space would be one block away from the 51st Street Green Line station.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Pride South Side Returning With Parties, Family-Friendly Activities And More For LGBTQ Pride

Pride South Side celebrates Pride Month with a variety of activities, including a mini ball and dance party. It runs July 1-3.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago Delays Plan For New Near South Side High School Amid Mounting Concerns

The proposal would put a high school where the Harold Ickes Homes once stood near 24th and State streets. 

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

South Side Red Line Commuters Rattled After Rider Shot, Seriously Wounded Near 47th Street Station

A man riding a northbound Red Line train argued with someone who then shot him in his back and legs, police said. "I'm seeing people getting hurt, people getting killed. It's terrible," one rider said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

5 South, West And Far Northwest Side Groups Get Cook County’s First Violence Prevention Grants

The beneficiaries from the $65 million program supported by federal funding include organizations based in Norwood Park, Lawndale, Brighton Park and Roseland.

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