Englewood, Chatham

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Why Do People Wear Orange To Promote Gun Control? It All Started With Hadiya Pendleton

"Whether it’s worn by students in Montana, activists in New York, or Hadiya’s loved ones in Chicago, the color orange honors the more than 100 lives cut short and the hundreds more wounded by gun violence every day."

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

What’s Being Done To Solve The Murders Of Black Women On The South And West Sides? ‘Don’t Dismiss This,’ Families Implore

A community forum Thursday night left some people with more questions than answers as families grapple with the murder of 51 women.

It’s CTA Vs. NJ Transit In Bracket Battle For Transit Supremacy — Do The East Coast-ers Have A Chance? Fuhgeddaboudit

Sixteen transit agencies entered the inaugural Transit Bracket Challenge. Only two are still standing — Chicago needs your votes to win.

Looking For Free Summer Meals For Kids? This Texting Service Wants To Help

By texting FOOD (or COMIDA) to 877-877 Chicagoans can be connected to free meals for kids.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Is Your Garden A Champ? Entries Open For Chicago Gardening Awards — Pretty Plants Not Necessarily Required

How a garden benefits the environment and community is as important as how it looks when it comes to the Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards, now open for entries.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Are You Young, Fresh And New? The ‘So Fresh Saturday Tour’ Wants You

The seventh annual local tour is looking for artists who can keep it clean.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

LGBTQ People Can Get Free Clothing, Toiletries At 79th Street’s Pop-Up ‘QT Shop’

The Brave Space Alliance's QT Shop will give attendees a chance to swap clothes with other participants and to look through gently used donated items.