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Englewood, Chatham
Englewood, Chatham

2 High School Basketball Stars Wounded In Drive-By Shooting In Englewood

Tyler Johnson, a student at DePaul College Prep, and TaKiya “TK” Howard, a student at De La Salle Institute, were wounded in Monday night's shooting.

Englewood, Chatham

Black Chicagoans Aren’t Getting Vaccinated At The Same Rate As Others — And It’s More Than Just Distrust

Some of the lowest vaccination rates in Chicago are on the South Side. Officials could change that by improving health care access, opening more permanent vaccine sites and better listening to residents' ideas, organizers said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

With $1.8 Billion Coming To CPS, West And South Siders Want ‘Seat At the Table’ To Decide Where The Money Goes

Parents and students say the recovery funding is especially important because the pandemic worsened conditions at their under-resourced schools.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago State Vaccination Site Now Doing Drive-Thru Shots

People do not need to make appointments to get a shot at the site's drive-thru.

Roseland, Pullman

Free Meals, Groceries Available Wednesday In Chatham

Can't make it Wednesday? There will be three more grocery giveaways in May.

Englewood, Chatham

City Promises Multi-Billion-Dollar Program To Fix Roads And Bridges Will Hire Local, Bring More Jobs To Underserved Areas

CDOT will resurface 75 miles of arterial streets as part of Chicago Works over the next two years. Most of the projects will require at least half the work be done by Chicago residents.

Englewood, Chatham

Remember The Racine Green Line Station In Englewood? ‘Go Green On Racine’ Wants To Document Your Memories

The team is looking to boost interest in reviving the shuttered station using the power of story.

Englewood, Chatham

Hometown Artist Cujodah’s Walmart Mural Pays Tribute To Chatham’s Resilience, History

The mural is evidence Walmart is committed to the neighborhood, onlookers said. "People think that Chicago is all bad, but this mural shows who we truly are."

Englewood, Chatham

‘Unforgotten 51’ Project Has Roosevelt University Students Telling The Stories Of Dozens Of Murdered And Missing Chicago Women

A team of student journalists spent a year documenting the lives of missing and murdered women, hoping to show how they lived and not just how they died.

Englewood, Chatham

Want To Learn More About City’s New Rules On Coach Houses And Garden Units? Check Out Webinar Next Week

Starting May 1, property owners in five pilot areas can apply to add garden apartments, attic apartments and coach houses to their buildings.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Dance Troupe Finds A New Home In Chatham Nearly A Year After Fire Destroyed Studio: ‘We Did It. We’re Here’

MBM Dance Company celebrated the grand opening of its Chatham studio in style nearly a year after a fire destroyed their first home.

Englewood, Chatham

Englewood Residents Can Get Vaccinated At Pop-Up Saturday At Hamilton Park

The site will be open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at 513 W. 72nd St. Appointments must be made online before the event.

Englewood, Chatham

Kusanya Cafe In Englewood Reopens After 6-Month Closure Because Of Pandemic

The popular coffee shop is back with a streamlined menu and COVID-19 safeguards.

Englewood, Chatham

Englewood Business Owners Can Get Free Help Applying For $250K City Grants

The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant deadline has been extended until April 16.

Englewood, Chatham

The Perfect Soundtrack To Your South Side Sightseeing Tour: Lee Bey’s ‘Southern Exposure’ Playlist

Architecture expert and historian Lee Bey released a playlist inspired by his 2019 book on the South Side's under-appreciated buildings this week, including tracks from Sam Trump, Chance the Rapper, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and more.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Chatham’s Brown Sugar Bakery Gets A Surprise Visit From Vice President Kamala Harris

Harris, in town to support COVID vaccine equity, wanted to show her support for small businesses.

Englewood, Chatham

Chicago South Side Film Festival Accepting Submissions, Hoping To Hold Fest In Person This Year

Festival organizers are accepting online submissions through May 1, looking for feature films, shorts, animation and web series.

Englewood, Chatham

Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead

The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.

Albany Park

Some Auburn Gresham Residents Say They Don’t Want City-Backed Affordable Housing On 79th Street

Residents called for more commercial-focused development and better communication from city officials.

Englewood, Chatham

Chatham: Here’s Where You Can Free Groceries This Weekend

A coalition of local organizations — including Taste for the Homeless — will give away 1,500 grocery boxes Saturday.

Englewood, Chatham
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