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Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Roller Skating, A House Music Festival And More: 15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

An early Oktöberfest, live jazz music, street festivals and more — there's something for everyone this weekend in Chicago.

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Black-Owned Moor’s Brewing To Be Sold At Mariano’s Stores As Owners Plan New Brewhouse In Chicago

"This placement is huge for us. It’s a tremendous accomplishment," co-owner Jamhal Johnson said. Moor's could hit Mariano's shelves as soon as next month.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

It’s The Last Day For Small Businesses To Apply For $25,000 In Cash Prizes Through South Side Pitch

Eligible businesses must be for-profit, independent and based south of Roosevelt Road. First prize is $10,000 at October's event, while second- through fifth-place winners and the audience's favorite also receive cash.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Small Cheval Brings Its Popular Burgers, Brews And Shakes To Hyde Park

Patio diners expect the new location to be a hit — especially once students at the nearby University of Chicago and Kenwood High School return to class.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

As Grocery Bills Skyrocket, Chicagoans Skip Takeout, Cancel Gatherings And Ditch Meat: ‘The Prices Are Concerning’

Consumer grocery prices are up 12.2 percent over the last year, forcing Chicagoans to buy fewer groceries, grow their own food or simply eat less.

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Chicago Archdiocese To Pay $1.75 Million To Woman Who Says Priest Sexually Abused Her At South Side Catholic School

A woman who said disgraced priest Robert Boley abused her at the defunct St. Cyril Catholic School in Woodlawn "demonstrated tremendous courage coming forward," her attorneys said. Boley was linked to other abuse scandals in Los Angeles before working in Chicago.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Market Days, Windy City Smokeout And More: 10 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

Celebrate the first weekend of August at a South Side jazz fest or playing shuffleboard in Bucktown.

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More Than 600 Women Will Double Dutch On The South Side This Weekend

The 40+ Double Dutch Club's retreat Saturday will bring women from across the country to Pullman to jump rope, hula hoop, hopscotch and more.

Roseland, Pullman

300 Apartments Near Obama Center Will Remain Affordable For Decades As Jackson Park Terrace Sells For $25 Million

The commitment to maintain affordable housing at Jackson Park Terrace comes as Woodlawn residents work to prevent displacement amid the Obama Center’s construction.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

UChicago Student Diwen Fan Reunited With His Family 3 Months After He Was Reported Missing

Fan, a 20-year-old incoming junior at UChicago, visited campus last week to celebrate his safe return, the university's undergraduate dean said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Back Alley Jazz Celebrates 5th Anniversary Saturday In South Shore: Jazz ‘Has Always Been Here’

The free festival will have live jazz performances, food, vendors and more Saturday on a few blocks of Paxton and Oglesby Avenues.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Neighbors Can Get Necessities, Home Goods At Sista Afya’s Free Store Saturday

Organizer DeJada Daily got the idea for the free store at Sista Afya's Juneteenth barbecue, where attendees discussed their mental health struggles and day-to-day needs.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Mount Carmel Will Remain All-Boys School As Leaders Take Coed Plan Off The Table For Good

The Catholic school considered going coeducational. But leaders are abandoning the plan after a negative response from parents.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Mount Carmel Going Coed Is ‘Off The Table’ For 2023 — But It Could Happen In The Future

“We certainly learned by listening to alumni, students, and you, our parents, that our timeline was too aggressive,” President Brendan Conroy told parents.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Bruce Sagan, Hyde Park Herald’s Owner Since 1953, Retires After 7 Decades Of ‘Thoughtful,’ ‘Potent’ Journalism

During a career that spanned 69 years, Sagan owned dozens of papers, none more treasured than his first, the Hyde Park Herald. Now, he's passing the torch to nonprofit South Side Weekly to run it.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hannah Hayes — South Side Writer, Organizer, Educator — Killed In Hit-And-Run: ‘Everything She Touched Was At Least A Little Bit Better’

"Regular people — normal people who are good critical thinkers like Hannah — can make a difference," said Jesse Sinaiko, Hayes' partner for nearly three decades.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Back-To-School Event In August Needs Volunteers, Donations

The Central South Shore Area is looking for donations, a volunteer barber and hair stylist, and vendors for its Family Funday Back-To-School Dance and Social 2-5 p.m. on August 13.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Cosmic Alley Jazz Jam Returns To Mamie Till-Mobley Park This Weekend

The five-week series kicks off Sunday and runs weekly through Aug. 21. "It’s bringing culture to the community," the park's council president said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

10 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

Wicker Park Fest returns, sample 'za at Pizza City Fest, catch a modern take on Shakespeare — and so much more.

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$15 Million Fund To Help South Shore Condo, Co-Op Owners Fix Up Housing Approved By Council

The program will be piloted in a Crandon Avenue building to make repairs and stabilize the homeowner association’s finances. But Obama CBA organizers have criticized the move.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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