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Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Black-Woman-Led Sistas In The Village Farm Bringing Fresh Food To Chicago’s South Side

Co-founders Mecca Bey and Nyabweza "Bweza" Itaagi began planting their Englewood farm in May. The duo hope to provide a place for peace and healthy food options in the community.

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Englewood Connect, A $15 Million Business Incubator To Be Built In An Old Firehouse, Could Break Ground This Fall

Englewood Connect will be built in three phases, the first including a restoration of the firehouse and construction of the “Living Room,” a year-round gathering space for neighbors.

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South Shore Artist Dorian Sylvain Bringing Huge Afrocentric Mural To Auburn Gresham’s 79th Street

The mural aims to capture the essence of Auburn Gresham, and neighbors can pitch in to help on a July 23 community day.

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Englewood Chef Wants To Train The Next Generation Of Cooks At Haute Brats, A New South Side Hot Dog Spot

Haute Brats will have a grand opening in August with brats, plus pasta, pizza, tacos and other dishes depending on the day. "Even though we have fast food, we’re doing it at a higher-quality level," the owner said.

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South Side Alderpeople Want City Hearing After Grocery Stores Leave Englewood, Auburn Gresham, West Garfield Park

Days after neighbors learned an Auburn Gresham Aldi had closed, Ald. Raymond Lopez filed a City Council resolution saying leaders must "reimagine the entire food access system."

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Auburn Park, A $35 Million Metra Station, Is Moving Forward: ‘Auburn Gresham Is On The Move’

The Auburn Park Metra station will run along the Rock Island Line. Construction is expected to wrap in 2024.

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Auburn Gresham Aldi Abruptly Closes, Leaving South Siders With 1 Less Grocery Store: ‘It’s One Hit After Another’

Aldi on Ashland Avenue closed June 12 but one resident said neighbors did not know about it until they showed up to see the building boarded up and a "closed" banner on the side of the building.

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Englewood’s Mr. Dad’s Father’s Club Will Host Father’s Day March To ‘Promote Peace And Unity’

There will be live music, free food, swag bags and games for the entire family at the event.

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Englewood Village Market Kicks Off Saturday, Bringing Fresh Produce, Live Music To The South Side

Neighbors can visit the Englewood Village Market starting Saturday through Oct. 29 for food and plants, chef demos and family-fun activities.

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1-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured After Fall From Englewood Building

The boy went through a screen and a window, falling three floors. He has been hospitalized in critical condition.

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Postal Worker Kierra Coles Disappeared Nearly 4 Years Ago. Her Family And Police Are Boosting Efforts To Find Her

Kierra Coles was three months pregnant when she went missing Oct. 2, 2018. "If you know something, please say something," her mother said in a recent video about the case.

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Kickstands Restaurant, A Motorcycle-Themed Eatery, Is Coming To Auburn Gresham This Summer

The restaurant will have memorabilia along the walls, chairs and booths with motorcycle themes and menu items with motorcycle references in the names, an owner said.

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Chicago Police Officer Shot Twice During Traffic Stop Released From Hospital Sunday

Officer Erik Moreno, who was shot in the arm and torso June 5, was released from University of Chicago Medical Center a week later.

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Chicago Drill Rapper FBG Cash Killed, Woman Hospitalized After Shooting In Auburn Gresham

FBG Cash was part of the Chicago drill rap group Fly Boy Gang, which lost rapper FBG Duck to a shooting in 2020.

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Englewood’s Elevated Nature Trail Could Open As Soon As 2027: ‘This Is The Moment Everyone Has Been Waiting For’

After nearly two decades, plans to bring a 1.75-mile nature trail to Englewood are underway. “You have stuck with us for years to make this happen, and I think we have the team assembled to make it happen," city officials said.

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Man Accused Of Shooting Police Officer In Englewood Did Not Know Cops Were In SUV, Defense Attorney Says

An attorney for Jerome Halsey, 27, said he feared for his safety before the Sunday afternoon shooting after uniformed officers in an unmarked SUV cornered him in a traffic stop and approached him with their guns unholstered.

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The Ellen Show Surprises Englewood’s Southside Blooms With $10,000 To Build Flower Farm For At-Risk Youth

The money will allow the organization to hire young people in need of a job or community service project and “get them off the streets and into the flower industry,” Southside Blooms' founder said. 

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How To Get The City To Pay Up To $1,020 For Your Home, Business Security Systems

The Home and Business Protection Rebate Program will provide reimbursements to people who buy security cameras and a year of video storage, as well as outdoor lighting and vehicle GPS trackers.

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Police Officer Shot In Her Head In Englewood Traffic Stop Released From Hospital, Thanks Her ‘Guardian Angel’ Partner

Officer Fernanda Ballesteros left University of Chicago Medical Center to cheers from hundreds of officers and well-wishers who gathered to see her.

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Chicago-Bred Baller Chase Adams Went Viral At Age 13. Now He’ll Get A Second Shot At College Basketball

Chase Adams' middle school mixtape got over 16 million views. Now 22, he's working to find his stride at Division 1 with Jackson State University.

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