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Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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

In Englewood, Thousands Of Tulips Are Blooming — During The Winter

Tulips are typically grown in the spring and summer. Southside Blooms' new growing system will produce 18,000 in time for Valentine's Day. Here's how you can order a bouquet.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood Neighbors Did Not Want A Save A Lot To Replace Whole Foods. The City Says There Was No Other Choice

Save A Lot leadership is vowing to be a good neighbor, but residents say they are tired of being left in the dark when it comes to big decisions about their community. "You want us to trust you when you have ignored us," one resident said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood (7th) Police District Council Candidates

Meet the seven candidates seeking seats council for the district representing parts of Englewood and West Englewood.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago Lawn (8th) Police District Council Candidates

Meet the candidates for the seats representing parts of the Far Southwest Side.

Midway, West Lawn

Gresham (6th) Police District Council Candidates

Meet the candidates for the seats representing parts of Auburn Gresham and Chatham.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

As Ald. Howard Brookins Steps Aside, 7 Hopefuls Battle To Succeed Him In 21st Ward

Seven candidates, many from Washington Heights, hope to bring in more businesses and job opportunities and reduce crime in the expanded Far South Side ward.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Save A Lot Will Take Over Closed Englewood Whole Foods, Outraging Neighbors

Save A Lot signs are up on the closed store. Yellow Banana, which operates 38 stores under the Save A Lot name, previously told Block Club the company signed a lease for the space but would not confirm the grocer at the time.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago’s Tourism Bureau Lands $5.5 Million Grant To Bring More Visitors To City Neighborhoods

Twelve neighborhoods primarily on the South and West sides will be added to the city's marketing efforts to encourage visitors to explore more of the city, officials said.

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Ald. Derrick Curtis Facing Community Organizer Heather Wills In 18th Ward Race

Curtis is hoping to keep his seat amid some recent controversies, while Wills is is banking on years of community work to generate support on Election Day.

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Former Rep. Bobby Rush Endorses Ayana Clark For 21st Ward Alderman

Clark was a community advocate for Rush before she stepped down from the position in 2022. She faces six challengers for the City Council seat to replace Ald. Howard Brookins.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ald. Stephanie Coleman Faces 2 Challengers As She Seeks Reelection In 16th Ward

Police officer Carolynn D. Crump and nonprofit leader Eddie Johnson will go toe-to-toe with Coleman in February in hopes of leading the South Side ward.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Josephine’s Southern Cooking Has Stayed In Chatham Through Thick And Thin. Will The South Side Show Up To Keep It Afloat?

The restaurant, formerly known as Captain Hard Times, has updated menus, new staff, fresh hours, wifi and more. But it'll be forced to close soon if business doesn't pick up.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ald. Raymond Lopez Faces 2 Community Activists In 15th Ward Race After Abandoning Mayoral Bid

Gloria Williams, who runs a nonprofit in West Englewood, and Vicko Alvarez, a former North Side ward staffer, are the two candidates trying to unseat the sitting 15th Ward alderman, Ray Lopez.

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A Closed Englewood School Could Become A Resource Center For Formerly Incarcerated Neighbors

Nicknamed the Regenerator, the center would be inside Woods Elementary, which was closed in 2013.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chatham’s Josephine’s Southern Cooking Shifts To Weekend-Only Hours As Owners Scout New Location

Owner Victor Love is giving "one good last push" to keep the legendary — but struggling — 79th Street restaurant open as he looks for a new location on the South Side, North Side or suburbs.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood Residents Demand Jobs, Community Improvements As Norfolk Southern Railway Expands Into Neighborhood

Norfolk Southern Railway Company has only hired 50 employees from Englewood and surrounding ZIP codes since 2014, neighbors learned Tuesday.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ald. Derrick Curtis Involved In An Accidental Shooting — Again

Curtis' daughter was shot in her leg during a concealed carry class the alderman was teaching last week, WGN reported. It's the second accidental shooting involving the Southwest Side alderman since October.

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Norfolk Southern Railway Hosting Community Meeting As Company Finalizes Years-Long Takeover Of Englewood Land

The meeting will be in person and online Tuesday evening.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

2 Candidates Will Challenge Ald. Michelle Harris In 8th Ward Race After 3rd Hopeful Booted From Ballot

Sean Flynn, former chief of staff to Ald. David Moore, and Linda Hudson, who led the Avalon Park Advisory Council, will face off against Harris, who is seeking a fifth term.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Howard Brown Health Strike Ends, But Union Says Fight To Reinstate 61 Laid-Off Workers Continues

The Howard Brown Health employees were laid off Tuesday, which was the first day of the strike. Organization leaders say the layoffs are necessary to close a $12 million shortfall.

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