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Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville, Near South Side
Bronzeville, Near South Side

Retreat At Currency Exchange Cafe Serving Cocktails, Breakfast Sandwiches Through December

Cocktail company Pour Souls and farm-to-table fare Collective Ventures will join the cafe's food and beverage residency.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Send Block Club A Photo Of Your Jack-O’-Lantern And You Can Win $100 And Swag

Submit a photo of your jack-o'-lantern by Tuesday to enter our raffle. Your pumpkin could be highlighted in a Block Club newsletter!

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South Side Shops, Builders And Entrepreneurs Vying For $20,000 In Prizes To Grow Their Businesses

Voters at this year’s South Side Pitch will help determine the winning businesses — and the audience’s top choice will receive $1,000.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Looking For A New Job? Attend ComEd’s Virtual Tech And Energy Expo Thursday

In addition to a job fair, the expo will include discussions on energy startups and the state of the Bronzeville "Community of the Future."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago’s Ethel Payne, ‘First Lady Of The Black Press,’ Is Buried In An Unmarked Grave — But A Historian Is Working To Change That

"Whatever reason why she doesn't have a headstone doesn't matter. I wanted to do something now," historian Tammy Gibson said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘Our Tomorrow Happened Yesterday’ Exhibit At Blanc Gallery Gives Voice To Black Pain And Joy

Through his mixed media creations, Raymond Thomas aims to counter dangerous narratives while celebrating Blackness.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Blues Legend Muddy Waters’ Former Home Is Now A Chicago Landmark

The Kenwood home, which also hosted music legends Howlin’ Wolf and Chuck Berry, was one of three projects to receive landmark status Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

$100 Million Development Near Green Line In Bronzeville Weeks Away From Breaking Ground, Developer Says

The 10-story transit-oriented development will have ground-floor retail space and 99 residential units, 50 of them affordable.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

14-Year-Old Girl Wounded In Wendell Phillips High School Shooting Expected To Make ‘Full Recovery,’ Family Says

The grandmother of the teen also asked the gunman to "come forward" and turn themselves in.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Timuel Black, Civil Rights Champion And Historian, Dies At 102: ‘Tim Gave His All To All Of Us’

The Civil Rights icon, who moved to Chicago in 1919 as one of the earliest participants in the Great Migration, died Wednesday at his Drexel Boulevard home.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Dilla The Urban Historian Will Teach People How To Get Involved In Civics During Virtual ‘Coffee Chat’ Wednesday

The virtual discussion will be the first in a series of events to promote civic engagement.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Gunman Waited Outside Wendell Phillips Academy Before Shooting 14-Year-Old Student, Security Guard As Class Let Out, Police Say

A 14-year-old girl and a 45-year-old security guard were rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville Neighborhood Farm Honoring Slain Founder With Movie Night Saturday

Community members are still grieving the leader while looking for ways to celebrate his life and work. They'll honor him at Saturday's movie night.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Civil Rights Leader, Historian Timuel Black, 102, In Hospice; Supporters Raising Funds For His Care

"Tim has been working for all of us for his whole life, fighting the good fight to create a better world," the fundraiser's organizer wrote. "Let us join together and show how much we care."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Here’s How To Support Black-Owned Restaurants In Bronzeville, The South Loop This Month

The Blacktober virtual food fest is back with more than 50 Black-owned restaurants offering sweet deals this month.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago Beyond Gives $1 Million To Black- And Brown-Led Groups, Including Bronzeville-Kenwood Mutual Aid

A $20,000 grant to Bronzeville-Kenwood Mutual Aid will help South Siders get food, pay rent and get to doctor appointments. Requests for help come from as far as Roseland.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Little Black Pearl Will Open A Coworking Lounge, Launch Workshops For Adult Creatives This Month

The C47 Work and Experiment Lounge offers in-person workforce development for artists, which is needed "after we’ve all been home for a year and a half," founder Monica Haslip said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Some Landlords Keep Their Storefronts Empty For Years — And Get Tax Breaks For It. Business Leaders Want To Change That

Small business advocates want to limit the tax breaks property owners can get on vacant storefronts. On 75th Street, three in five storefronts were vacant as of last year.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Bronzeville 5K Run/Walk Is Back This Weekend To Fundraise For 3 Schools

The race kicks off Sunday — but organizers are still looking for people to sign up and help them raise money for local schools.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Returns To Bronzeville This Weekend For Chicago Tap Summit

Fans can check out performances, panel discussions and more at the Chicago Tap Summit, returning to the Harold Washington Cultural Center Friday.

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