Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
24 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lakeview Taco Fest, Taste Of Greektown And More
Celebrate the end of August with Pizza City Fest at the Salt Shed, the Thalia Hall Block party, Cultivate Festival, a Hyde Park flea market, a Humboldt Park salsa band concert and more.
Frustrations Mount Over Restaurant Surcharges — But Owners Say Fees Are Necessary For Survival
The cost of food, staff shortages and other issues are forcing restaurants to make tough choices, owners said. "It's a constant battle."
‘Oppressive And Dangerous Heat’ Near 100 Degrees Coming For Chicago. Here’s How To Stay Safe
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Wednesday and Thursday. Find a cooling center near you and how to monitor for heat-related illnesses.
31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Air & Water Show, Ribfest, Sangria Festival And More
Chance the Rapper fans will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Acid Rap, and the Jollof Festival, froSkate pop-ups and a Pilsen walking tour are also on deck.
7323 Chicago Café Burglarized Again — But Isn’t Going Anywhere
Marquinn Gibson is fundraising to get his Woodlawn shipping-container café back on track. "I’ve just built too much rapport in just one year to bail out like that."
Promontory Point Swimmers Say They Need More Protection From Jet Skiers, Boaters
Buoys aren't very visible, which has led to close calls in the popular South Side swimming area, swimmers said. But Park District officials say swimming is banned, and people should not be in the water at all.
Stonewall Veteran Miss Major Visits Chicago To ‘Rally The Troops’ Against Anti-Trans Legislation
Miss Major, who was born in Chicago in the 1940s, is a long-time transgender activist who participated in the 1969 Stonewall Riots.
Stevie Edwards, Fashion Designer Who Styled Diana Ross, Dies At 58
The Washington Park native studied fashion at Dunbar Vocational Academy, was discovered by Ebony Magazine matriarch Eunice Johnson and got one of his biggest breaks from the Oprah Winfrey Show.
In New Play ‘Fertile Ground,’ South Side Creators Keep Black History Alive
Seventeen neighbors will tell their stories through theater, dance and song this weekend with the community production "Fertile Ground: Celebrating the Great Migration and Green Living in Black Chicago."
Get Free School Supplies, Food And More At These 43 Back-To-School Events In Chicago
Block Club's guide will help you donate or receive free school supplies and backpacks before CPS kids head to class Aug. 21.
Walter Payton Grad’s Study Finds ‘Adequate’ But Not ‘Equitable’ Internet Access At 6 CPS Schools
The analysis by Chris Deng, an incoming University of Chicago freshman, found that only 13 percent of tests run at the schools met a federal long-term benchmark for internet speed.
In Rare Move, Freddie Mac Files Suit Against South Side Landlord
In what tenant advocates say is a new and welcome move, lending giant Freddie Mac filed a foreclosure lawsuit because of substandard living conditions at Ellis Lakeview Apartments.
Vegan Restaurant Sundrip Opening In Hyde Park Next Month
The family-owned vegan eatery plans to open in September, bringing "living" foods like açaí bowls, salads, smoothies and juices to 55th Street.
Mothers Of Murdered Transpeople Hosting Annual Picnic Since Killing Of De’Janay Stanton
This year's picnic will also honor Stanton's uncle, who died earlier this year and was one of her biggest supporters.
21 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lollapalooza, Bronzeville Jazz Festival, Jeff Fest And More
Attend Chicago's only classical music street fest, do yoga at Promontory Point, enjoy an outdoor Mexican music concert and so much more.
Woodlawn Tenants Unionize, Say Landlord Has Allowed Rodents, Roaches And Mold
Residents will withhold some rent if problems aren't fixed within 14 days, they said. Landlord 312 Property Management hopes to resolve complaints by the end of the week.
Feds Move To Foreclose On Kenwood Affordable Apartments, Citing Owner’s ‘Willful Neglect’
Federal housing officials said Ellis Lakeview's owners defaulted on the mortgage by not fixing problems at the building, where neighbors long have complained of filthy conditions.
GILDA Designer Thrift Boutique In Hyde Park Closes After 7 Years
The beloved Black-owned boutique welcomed vintage lovers to a unique shopping experience for the last time Friday.
15 Things To Do Outside In Chicago In August
You can go to a bike block party, join a BIPOC book discussion or watch deepwater solo climbers at Navy Pier.
Urban Luxe Café Opening Soon In South Shore
With coffee, café fare, ice cream, a performance stage and a community room, Urban Luxe Café wants to bring "something a little bit different" to 79th Street, its owner said.