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- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
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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.
‘Build The Wall’ Caption In Jones College Prep Yearbook Sharpied Out As School Council Calls For More Action From Officials
Teachers and students said the latest incident is part of an ongoing issue with racist and offensive incidents at the selective-enrollment school.
Tensions Mount At Jones College Prep After ‘Build The Wall’ Quote Makes It Into High School Yearbook
It is unclear if any disciplinary action will be taken against the student, but the incident will be discussed at Jones' local school council meeting Tuesday.
Proposed High School Would Address ‘High School Desert’ On Near South Side, Alderperson Says
After years of advocating, a new open enrollment high school for Near South Side families may be one step closer to becoming reality.
Dollop Cafe Opens In The South Loop, Offering Coffee, Craft Cocktails And A Late-Night Menu
Dollop Cafe, Bar & Kitchen opened in May inside the NEMA Chicago apartment complex. The 19th location of the popular chain is the first with a nightime menu and both alcoholic and nonalcoholic cocktails.
UChicago’s $3 Million Plan For Dozens Of South Side Surveillance Cameras Gets City Council Approval
City Council accepted $3 million from the university Monday. Ald. Sophia King said she'll use ward money on more cameras and security to complement the university's efforts.
Printers Row Farmers Market Returns This Weekend
Shoppers can also visit a new Grant Park location Thursdays starting in June.
In Wake Of Downtown Shootings, Chicago Loop Alliance Considers Doubling Street Ambassador Program
The Chicago Loop Alliance uses ambassadors and private security to keep the area safe — but more police officers are also needed, a leader said.
After 3 Decades, This South Loop Studio Is Still Turning Dancers Into Hiplet Ballerinas
Homer Bryant has made a name for himself by creating hiplet, a cross between hip-hop and ballet. His dancers delighted audiences with their unique style on "America's Got Talent" in 2021.
South Loop’s Duneyrr Fermenta Brewery Is Seeing Its Beer-Wine Hybrids Get More Popular — And It Has Plans To Expand
Tyler Davis opened Duneyrr Fermenta Brewery in the former Motor Row Brewery space in 2021. He's spreading the wine-beer hybrid gospel.
Jones College Prep’s Controversial Principal Will Stay After CPS Boss Rejects Vote To Fire Him
The local school council at Jones voted last month to begin the process of removing Joseph Powers. But CPS CEO Pedro Martinez cited insufficient evidence to fire him.
Ald. Pat Dowell Says She ‘Cannot Support’ Hard Rock Casino Proposal Near Soldier Field
Her position leaves just one casino proposal — Rhode Island-based Bally’s plan to build a resort in River West — whose local alderman has not come out against a gambling site in their own ward.
Neighbors Worry Rivers Casino Planned For The 78 Will Lead To Gambling Addictions, Is Too Close To Schools
The development team faced an uphill battle winning over residents, as the area's alderman has already said he can't support a casino at the site and a survey found neighbors also overwhelming oppose the plan.
Alderman Says He ‘Cannot Support’ A Casino At 78 Mega-Development Amid Neighborhood Opposition
Neighbors said their biggest concerns were that the casino could lead to more crime in the area and declining home values while contributing to heavy traffic and exacerbating problem gambling.
Black Women Behind Wicker Park Dispensary Also Opening Shop In Former South Loop Dinner Theater
Sisters Loretta and Priscilla Foster are teaming up with former Dispensary 33 owners to bring weed to the Wabash Avenue corridor.
Chicago Casino Finalists Include Rivers At South Loop’s 78, Hard Rock Near Soldier Field And Bally’s In River West
City officials said Tuesday there will be three community meetings held for residents to discuss each of the proposals 6-8 p.m. April 5-7.
Chicago Group Advocating For Low-Income Parents Receives $2 Million Donation From MacKenzie Scott
The philanthropist, who has supported Chicago non-profits, is giving $2 million to Community Organizing and Family Issues.
CPS Investigating Jones College Prep Amid Clashes, Complaints About Unequal Treatment For Boys And Girls Sports
Students and teachers say there's a pattern of discrimination at the prestigious CPS school, including a recent uproar involving the track teams. CPS is probing potential Title IX violations in Jones' athletic department.
Drivers Are Killing Bicyclists Trying To Get To, From The Lakefront Trail. The City Isn’t Making It Safer, Advocates Say
On Feb. 28, Gerardo Marciales, 41, was riding his bike across DuSable Lake Shore Drive from the Lakefront Trail when a driver hit him, police said.
Jones College Prep Principal Could Lose Job As Local School Council Asks CPS To Fire Him
Principal Joseph Powers has battled with the local school council, accusing members of “undermining his leadership.” The board voted to ask CPS' CEO to remove Powers, who's led Jones for 14 years.