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Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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

400 Migrants Will Move Into Daley College This Weekend, But Some Neighbors Oppose City’s Plan

Neighbors for and against the city's plan spoke up during Thursday's meeting, which remained mostly peaceful.

Midway, West Lawn
8:56 AM CDT

21 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Hot Dog Fest, Porchfest, Do Division And More

There's also an LGBTQ+ writers tour, a Taylor Swift-themed brunch and a laundromat pop-up.

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7:12 AM CDT

Your Guide To LGBTQ+ Family Resources: Foster Programs, Health Centers, Parent Groups, Legal Aid And More

Here's a roundup of nearly 50 resources for LGBTQ+ families in Chicago, from housing support and health care services to social justice and skateboarding groups.

Citywide

31 Pride Month Parties In Chicago: Gay Prom, Back Lot Bash, Rooftop Parties, Speed Dating And More

Here's a roundup of parties happening all month long — and into July.

Citywide

Here’s How Englewood Neighbors Can Weigh In On Street Improvements, Including Reducing Car Lanes On Halsted

CDOT has proposed changes like reducing Halsted Street between 59th and 66th streets to one lane of traffic and adding a curb-protected bike lane.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

CPS Faces Dwindling Enrollment, Empty Buildings, Soaring Deficits Decade After Mass Closure Of Schools

Top public officials are vowing improvements as the district marks the 10th anniversary of its decision to close 49 schools.

Citywide

Little Angels Learning Center Receives City Grant To Build Englewood Campus

The $250,000 grant will "close construction costs," putting leaders one step closer to finalizing the space, its founder said. If all goes as planned, the center will open next year.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

28 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Mole De Mayo, Memorial Day Parade, Randolph Street Market And More

You can also check out the Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest, a South Side chili cook-off, Mayfestiversary and a Star Wars burlesque comedy show.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Forced To Confront Migrant Crisis Daily, Chicago Police Officers Step Up To Help With No Guidance From City

The disruption at stations has created a juggling of duties for officers, some of whom feel frustrated there's still no word from the city about what they should do.

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Supporters Of Lindblom’s Ousted Principal Accuse CPS Of ‘Witch Hunt,’ Want Him Back At Englewood School

Abdul Muhammad said "false claims" led to his removal from the Englewood school after less than a year. But the CPS CEO said the district would not "pull an employee unless it’s something serious."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ronnie Mosley, City Council’s Youngest Member, Wants To Make The New 21st Ward ‘The Best’ In Chicago

At 31, Mosley is the youngest alderperson tackling one of the city's largest wards on the Far South Side. There's "no one better suited than me for the job," says the former community organizer.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Aréanah Preston Dreamt Of Being Police Superintendent, Loved Ones Say At Young Officer’s Funeral

Preston, 24, was killed May 6 in what authorities called an attempted robbery. She served on the police force for three years.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

William Hall, A Lifelong Chatham Resident And Pastor, Is Ready To Begin A ‘New Chapter’ In The 6th Ward

Hall beat out a crowded field to succeed Ald. Roderick Sawyer. The Chatham native said lessons from his neighbors and father will inspire him as he leads the South Side ward.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

YouTubers And TikTokers Are Flocking To The South Side To Mock ‘The Hood’ — And Some Say The Trend Does Real Harm

A YouTube series filmed in an Englewood gas station has nearly 700,000 subscribers. While its creator says it's all in good fun, others say it perpetuates negative stereotypes about the community.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Controversial Save A Lot Quietly Opens In Englewood Despite Months Of Pushback, Protests From Neighbors

Neighbors protested last month when the store's owners tried to open, and they've said now they'll boycott it. But the owner said other residents are already coming in to shop.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

19 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: A Fair Trade Fest, Plant Sale, Mother’s Day And More

There's also the Lincoln Roscoe Art and Craft Fair, a yoga class with bunnies and a Hollywood-themed prom for pups.

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4 Teens Went On ‘Violent Robbery Spree’ Before Shooting Officer Aréanah Preston, Prosecutors Say

A 16-year-old and three men — two of them 19 and another 18 years old — have been charged with murder in the Saturday shooting.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

South Side Delivery Platform Soul Delivered Launches, ‘Bringing Money Back To The Community’

The Greater Chatham Initiative debuted the delivery service Tuesday. It will cut out third-party platforms to hire locally and help Black business owners earn a profit.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

As Lightfoot Departs, A ‘Woefully Unprepared’ Chicago Leaves Migrants In ‘Inhumane’ Conditions For Weeks — With No Plan In Sight

Around 3,100 migrants are in temporary shelters, relying on donated clothes and food as Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson inherits the crisis. “We don’t have beds. Children are sleeping on the floor," one man said.

Citywide

5 Arrested Following Slaying Of Police Officer Aréanah Preston

Preston, 24, was killed Saturday in a shooting. She had worked in the 5th Police District for three years.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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