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Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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

Hyde Park Jazz Festival Fans Out Across The Neighborhood This Weekend

The free festival runs all weekend with a Nikki Giovanni and Javon Jackson collaboration, performances by "jazz masters" Kenny Barron and Louis Hayes, a set dedicated to late trumpeter jaimie branch and more.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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41 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Randolph Street Market, Beverly Art Walk, Oktoberfests And More

The 312 Block Party, Live! Chicago, SAUCED Night Market and Chicago Gourmet are also on deck.

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Local Bands Host Show In Solidarity With West Siders Against Riot Fest’s Use Of Douglass Park 

The “Anti Riot Fest Fest” Sept. 29 will feature an array of independent bands, including Directrix, Foreign Sunsets, Temp Hold and Thro.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Obama Center Gentrification Fears Lead To South Shore Affordable Housing Ordinance Proposal

South Side alderpeople introduced the ordinance Thursday. A similar affordable housing protections ordinance for Woodlawn passed in 2021.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Historic Washington Park National Bank Building Gets Approval To Build Luxury Offices

The $40 million redevelopment project, a collaboration between two Black-owned firms, could be completed by 2025.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

City-Owned Grocery Store Could Be Coming To Chicago’s Food Deserts

The city is starting a feasibility study to explore the idea as South and West Side grocers continue to close, Mayor Brandon Johnson said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Riot Fest, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Film Festivals And More

The Englewood Jazz Festival, Mexican Independence Day Parade and Connect South Shore Arts Fest are also back this weekend.


Connect South Shore Festival Returns This Weekend With Music, Community Painting, Rollerskating

South Shore’s free, annual arts festival returns Saturday and Sunday to 71st Street and Jeffery Boulevard.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Body Of Missing Boater Found At Promontory Point, Heartbroken Family Asks For Help

A GoFundMe has been set up to support Bryan Jackson's two young children.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

At ‘Spill Your Guts’ Live, Storytellers Encouraged To Be Their Weird Selves In A Judgement-Free Zone

Six writers will "let the lid off the id" with their essays — and South Siders can take in new perspectives — as Spill Your Guts debuts Wednesday at Woodlawn Tap.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Dragonflies Seem To Be Everywhere Along Chicago’s Lakefront. Here’s Why. 

Millions of common green darner dragonflies are migrating across Lake Michigan on their journey from Canada to the Gulf Coast and looking for a place their larvae can survive.


Obama Foundation Backs Away From Tiger Woods Golf Course In Jackson Park

Former President Barack Obama asked the golf legend to take on the course overhaul near the Obama Presidential Center. Now, foundation officials say they're not involved in the project and are "singularly focused" on opening the center.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

32 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Taste Of Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest And More

A Pilsen Malört Fest, Asian film festival, Madison Row block party and a tour of Avondale-Logan Square thrift shops are also on deck.


Ald. Lamont Robinson Opening Kenwood Ward Office This Month

Work on the 43rd Street storefront office is expected to be completed by mid-September. Robinson is one of a few freshman City Council members who have not opened a ward office.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Black Women Chef Up Healthy Recipes To Address Hypertension In South Side Study

After Black women with health issues gathered for 12 weeks to cook low-sodium, veggie-rich meals, organizers hope to find funding to expand the program to other neighborhoods.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Kenwood Migrant Shelter Will Bring Families Out Of Police Stations, But Some Neighbors Fiercely Oppose Plan

The city plans to move 300 migrants into Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in Kenwood as soon as Friday. But a lack of transparency and other concerns stirred tensions at a raucous meeting.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Labor Day Parades, ARC Music Festival, Bike The Drive And More

The Chicago Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, Fiesta Boricua and rescheduled Queer Fam Pride Jam are also on tap.


Why Chicago Is Losing The War On Rats

New York has a Rat Czar. Other cities are trying new trapping methods. But the “rattiest city in America” can’t keep up with skyrocketing rodent complaints, data shows.


Ellis Lakeview’s Owners Delay Court Decision On Seizing Control Of Troubled Kenwood Building

Freddie Mac have accused Apex Chicago IL of willfully neglecting the apartment building and want the company out. The landlord asked for a new judge in the court case, postponing a decision about the fate of the building.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Kenwood Hotel To Become Migrant Shelter As Soon As Next Week, Alderman Says

The Chicago Lake Shore Hotel could house more than 300 migrants, but Ald. Desmon Yancy said he has "very, very limited info" on the city's plans.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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