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Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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

Get Spooky With These 27 Halloween And El Día De Los Muertos Events Around Chicago This Weekend

Friday, Saturday and Sunday are packed with trick-or-treating, festivals and more. Here is our roundup of the festivities.

Citywide

$1.5 Million In City Funds Will Go To One Of Three South Shore Projects: A Garden, The Cultural Center Or Rainbow Beach

All three finalists for Chicago Works community challenge funding in the city's Southeast planning region are in South Shore.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Art Cooperative Celebrates 55 Years — Plus 1 — With Free Concert In Hyde Park

The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at Logan Center for the Arts.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Youth Mentorship Program Aims To Help Chicago’s Health Care Providers ‘Look Like The Faces We Serve’

An info session for the University of Chicago program introducing high schoolers to health care careers will be held virtually 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After South Side ‘Parade Of Hearts’ Art Installations Vandalized, Group Seeks Volunteers To Protect Them

Art pieces installed in several neighborhoods have been vandalized and damaged. "The goal is to have the hearts up throughout the entire year, as opposed to just a couple of months," an organizer said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lakefront Trail Closed As 16-Foot, ‘Battering’ Waves Expected To Hit Chicago

The waves are expected to erode the shoreline and create "dangerous conditions," including flooding of low-lying roads and bike paths like the Lakefront Trail.

Citywide

Timuel Black Honored At Homegoing Funeral Service In Hyde Park: ‘He Had An Unquenchable Spirit Of Hope’

Black, the iconic civil rights activist and educator, died just shy of his 103rd birthday earlier this month.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Timuel Black Encouraged Chicagoans To Learn Their Roles In History And The Future, Mourners Say At His Visitation

Black, the iconic civil rights activist and educator, died Oct. 13 just shy of his 103rd birthday.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Timuel Black Funeral Services Announced: Public Visitation Thursday, Private Ceremony Friday

Father Michael Pfleger will give Black's eulogy. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle are also expected to speak at his funeral.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Survivors And Their Loved Ones Face Immense Trauma From Gun Violence — And Healing Must Be Prioritized, Advocates Say

Gun violence impacts survivors, victims and generations of their loved ones, and attempts to heal communities must address this range of impacts, experts said at a Tuesday panel.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Send Block Club A Photo Of Your Jack-O’-Lantern And You Can Win $100 And Swag

Submit a photo of your jack-o'-lantern by Tuesday to enter our raffle. Your pumpkin could be highlighted in a Block Club newsletter!

Citywide

South Side Shops, Builders And Entrepreneurs Vying For $20,000 In Prizes To Grow Their Businesses

Voters at this year’s South Side Pitch will help determine the winning businesses — and the audience’s top choice will receive $1,000.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Family Gets National Award For Dedication To Volunteering: ‘There’s Always Something You Can Do To Help’

The Riley-Scruggs family received a Daily Point of Life Award on Wednesday for their impact in the community.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

UChicago Medicine’s Doctors, Staff Got Transplant Patients New Hearts Faster Than Any Other Hospital In US

Half of UChicago Medicine transplant patients received a heart within about a month of being placed on the waiting list — nearly six months faster than the national average.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Blues Legend Muddy Waters’ Former Home Is Now A Chicago Landmark

The Kenwood home, which also hosted music legends Howlin’ Wolf and Chuck Berry, was one of three projects to receive landmark status Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Learn How To Keep Your Condos, Co-ops And Townhomes Thriving At This Weekend’s Shared Ownership Summit

The virtual teach-in, offering resources and tips for successful forms of shared-ownership housing, takes place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Citywide

South Shore Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Raising Funds For Early Detection, Women’s Support Groups

The walk takes place 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Timuel Black, Civil Rights Champion And Historian, Dies At 102: ‘Tim Gave His All To All Of Us’

The Civil Rights icon, who moved to Chicago in 1919 as one of the earliest participants in the Great Migration, died Wednesday at his Drexel Boulevard home.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Pie Challenge Saturday Raising Funds For Hyde Park, Kenwood Food Programs

The annual bake-off takes place 2-4 p.m. Saturday on the south side of Nichols Park, behind the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club at 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

County Board President Preckwinkle’s Security Officer Fired Shots During Attempted Carjacking Outside Her Hyde Park Home, Officials Say

Preckwinkle's office and local police are all pointing fingers at each other to share specifics — but officials were quick to say the shooting was in response to an attempted carjacking.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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