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Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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

Developers Break Ground On Park Station Lofts, Bringing Affordable Housing And Shops To Woodlawn 

The project will bring about 60 apartments to the area and is the first subject to the requirements of the Woodlawn Housing Preservation Ordinance.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

What Do South Shore Neighbors Want For Their Community? A New Quality Of Life Plan Is The Roadmap

The plan has been two years in the making, the result of the community coming together "to collectively envision what this new South Shore is going to look like," artist Dorian Sylvain said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Spa Is Not A Strip Club, Owner Says As He Denies Rumors And Pushes To Open On 75th Street

Pharaoh's Spa is an upscale salon for men, its owner says. But Ald. Greg Mitchell and neighbors have spoken out against his plans after flyers connected to the spa advertised a party involving exotic dancers.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Renters, Condo Owners Need Help In South Shore’s Housing Market, New Research Finds

The South Shore Housing Data Project, which includes suggestions on how residents can influence local economic development, will be unveiled this weekend at a housing fair.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

TikTok Historian Shermann ‘Dilla’ Thomas Lands New Tour Bus For His Chicago Lessons After Months Of Fundraising

Sports teams, celebrities and “everyday Chicagoans” came together so Thomas could put a down payment on his own bus — and stop paying high prices to rent a bus each time.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

GoodKids MadCity Sues City Over Youth Curfew, Wants Court To Block Enforcement During Halloween Weekend

Youth organizers say the rules need to be adapted to ensure police are not citing them for curfew violations when they do after-hours community work like monitoring cops and peacekeeping.

Citywide

Halloween And Día De Los Muertos In Chicago 2022: 70+ Events To Celebrate Around The City

There are trunk-or-treat events for kids throughout the city, Halloween parades, haunted houses and more this Halloween weekend.

Citywide

Lightfoot And Mayoral Hopeful Sophia King Spar After Council Votes Down Mayor’s Pick For Committee

Lightfoot nominated Ald. James Cappleman to head the city's education committee over King, who is running for mayor and serves as the acting chair of the committee. The measure failed.

Citywide

City Wanted To Use Closed Woodlawn School To House Migrants, Ald. Taylor Says. But Lightfoot’s Office Says ‘No Plans’

Woodlawn residents spoke out against bringing migrants there, saying it “made no sense” to place Latino migrants in a predominantly Black community with few services for Spanish speakers.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Halloween Parades And Parties, A Beer Stroll, Vegan Market And More

There's also Diwali in the Park, a music festival and Día de los Muertos procession.

Citywide

Black-Owned Moor’s Brewing Company Wins Top Prize At South Side Pitch Competition

The brewery started by three South Side friends will use the $10,000 grand prize to expand into Atlanta and other major cities with large populations of Black people.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Southside Wolfpack Youth Football Has Helped Thousands Go To College, ‘Saved Lives’ Over Its 25 Years

Ernest and Tonya Radcliffe's youth football and cheerleading have produced hundreds of Division 1 athletes, sent three players to the NFL and count former President Barack Obama among its fans.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Here’s Where You Can Do Laundry For Free In Chicago

People will have access to free resources and medical care at the laundromats.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Black Women Leading Chicago’s Mental Health Movement Come Together To Encourage Other Black Women To Prioritize Care

Dozens of professionals and advocates will meet for a discussion Thursday. "There needs to be more spaces for us to sit with each other ... so we can get on the road to healing," therapist Lisa Butler said.

West Loop

Prentice Butler, Ald. Sophia King’s Chief Of Staff, Will Run For Boss’ 4th Ward Seat As She Takes On Lightfoot

Butler is the fourth candidate to declare his candidacy, joining Khari Humphries, Tracey Y. Bey and Ebony Lucas in the bid to represent Kenwood, Oakland and Bronzeville in City Council.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Res Headlines This Weekend’s Connect South Shore Festival With Local Artists, Food, Rollerskating

Res, whose song "For Who You Are" is a steppin' classic, will perform Sunday evening. Live entertainment, a rollerskating rink, local vendors, yoga and more will round out the weekend.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

GoodKids MadCity Collecting Food, Clothes And Other Supplies To Help 100+ Neighbors In Need. Here’s How To Give

Teen activists will accept donations Monday and Wednesday at the Chicago Torture Justice Center in Woodlawn in preparation for a giveaway.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After A Burglary, A Woodlawn Shipping Container Café Is Reopening Thanks To Neighbor-Funded Repairs

Supporters donated $3,500 to reopen 7323 Chicago Café in a Woodlawn park. The money will replace stolen and broken items.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Check Out Chatham, South Shore, Hyde Park And Kenwood During Open House Chicago

Neighbors can tour a century-old church in Hyde Park and a vacant theater in South Shore with murals dedicated to musical legends.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago Public Art Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Exhibition, Documentary Screening

The group is honoring its 50th anniversary with an exhibition titled "Our Passion's Humanity," which is on display through Oct. 26.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
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