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Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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

Chosen Few Picnic Celebrates 30th Anniversary With 14 Hours Of House Music In Jackson Park Saturday

The "Woodstock of house music" returns after two years online due to the pandemic, with parties held across Chicago all weekend. General admission to the picnic is $60.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lakefront Trail Users Horrified As Cars Drive Onto Pedestrian And Bike Path To Avoid Traffic Jam

WATCH: Several people drove on the trail, where vehicles are not permitted. The incident shows a need for more trail protection from drivers, users say.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Decades Before Boystown, South Side Jazz Clubs Were A Haven For Queer Chicagoans

From the 1930s through the mid-1960s, drag shows were among Bronzeville and Woodlawn’s hottest nightlife attractions, attracting patrons of all races and sexual orientations.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘Pride Ain’t Over’: Pride South Side Returns This Weekend With 3 Days Of Events Celebrating Black Queer People

An organizer said “people will see a different type of Pride” that centers LGBTQ people often overlooked by the city’s Pride celebrations on the North Side.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

4th On 53rd Parade Returns After Pandemic Hiatus: ‘It’s Time To Bring People Together’

County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will serve as the event's grand marshal, while Gov. JB Pritzker and Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton will march in the parade.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Jonathan Jackson Declares Victory In 1st District Primary To Replace Bobby Rush In Congress

Rising above a crowded field, Jackson is now the favorite to take over for Rush in Congress, as Democrats have held the 1st District seat since 1934.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Lavenderpop, A Black-Owned Greeting Card Line, Celebrates Inclusivity One Design At A Time

Since creating Lavenderpop Greeting Cards in 2004, owner Otis Richardson has expanded to sell his inclusive cards in 11 Jewel-Oscos, Whole Foods and Local Market Foods in South Shore.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Mount Carmel High School, One Of Chicago’s Few Remaining Catholic All-Boys Schools, Is Considering Going Coed

The school's leaders are asking community members to weigh in as they decide if they'll make the century-old all-boys school into a coed facility.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Infant Girl Fatally Shot In South Shore

The baby, reported to be 5 months old, was inside a car when someone from inside another car opened fire, shooting her and a 41-year-old man, according to police.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Second Phase Of Hyde Park’s Harper Court Development Slated To Break Ground This Year

A new set of developers are now pitching a 13-story lab and office building for the development in the heart of Hyde Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Celebrate The South Shore Nature Sanctuary’s 20th Birthday Saturday With Performances, Scavenger Hunts And Vegan Treats

The South Shore Nature Sanctuary is "a wonderful place to interact with time on a different scale — natural time instead of city time," its volunteer steward said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Pride South Side Returning With Parties, Family-Friendly Activities And More For LGBTQ Pride

Pride South Side celebrates Pride Month with a variety of activities, including a mini ball and dance party. It runs July 1-3.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Boxville Has Grown From 1 Shipping Container To 22 In Its First 5 Years. Here’s What New For The Innovative Market This Season

New vendors, new boxes and new fitness classes are on deck for the popular Washington Park market this summer.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Rope Courses, Forest Maze, Climbing Wall And More Planned For Overhauled Park At Midway Plaisance’s East End

The green space around the Cheney-Goode Memorial must be renovated as a stand-in for Jackson Park land lost to the Obama Center. A public review of the plans is set to begin next month.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Rainbow Races Launching LGBTQ Sailing School In Jackson Park To Diversify Sport, ‘Build Bridges’ Among Boaters

Rainbow Races, the organization that hosts the annual Pride Flotilla happening Saturday, plans to launch sailing classes in July to get more LGBTQ+ people into the sport.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Chicago Sky Players Help Dedicate South Shore Softball Field To Honor 50 Years Of Title IX

Sky teammates Kahleah Copper, Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley and Dana Evans joined neighborhood leaders in dedicating a renovated softball field at Rosenblum Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Taking Cash From Kanye, Avalon Regal Theater’s Owner Counting On Crypto To Bring Landmark Back To Life

Owner Jerald Gary needs $1 million to settle his tax debt or the historic South Shore theater could be taken over by the county's land bank. And he needs millions more to restore the theater before it can reopen.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Organizers Protest Near Lightfoot’s Home, Demanding More South Side Housing Protections As Obama Center Is Built

South Siders have pushed city leaders to act faster to safeguard affordable housing near the massive project in Jackson Park. "We cannot wait on IOUs ... for more affordable housing to come later."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Marathon Battle, Ellis Lakeview Residents ‘Excited,’ ‘Anxious’ For New Management To Take Over

Even with the long-awaited ouster of Ellis Lakeview's old management company, Ellis Lakeview residents are "not settling for anything," one tenant said. "We deserve decent housing."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Brave Space Alliance Set To Open Community Center, Shelter For Trans Women In South Shore

The center at 71st and Jeffery and the shelter near 79th and Saginaw will create "a whole new level of security" for LGBTQ+ South Siders, founder LaSaia Wade said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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