- 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, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
South, West Side Kids Can Go To Free Events With Giveaways, Food, Fun Activities And More Friday
The events are part of Chicago's Summer Kickback Series, which looks to create safe, fun spaces for youths.3 hours ago
Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today
PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.
South Side Teens Going To Play At The ‘Field Of Dreams’ — And They Have A Plan: Show ‘Black Kids Can Play Baseball, Too’
Baseball has been enduringly white — but a team of Black teens from the South Side is showing they're leaders on and off the field.
With New Restaurants, A Bookstore And Beauty Salon, South Side Entrepreneurs Hope To Keep Local Dollars In The Neighborhoods
South Side entrepreneurs and nonprofits are bringing their dream communities to life thanks to a new round of Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants.
Pullman Historic District’s Arcade Park Hosts ‘Life Out Loud’ Storytelling Event Saturday Night
Pullman residents can enjoy a night of stories and popcorn on Saturday at the fourth annual Life Out Loud event. The event will take place between 8-10 p.m. at Arcade Park, 11132 S. St. Lawrence Ave.
Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City
From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.
South, West Side Entrepreneurs Get $10 Million In City Grants To Expand And Build Their Businesses
Nuevo Leon Bakery, Reggio's Pizza and ChiFresh Kitchen are among the businesses that got city money to build up their work.
Chicago’s Fastest Kids Crowned At Pullman’s New Game-Changing, $53.6 Million Track And Field Center
For a city that often lacks basic track equipment and proper indoor running spaces, the newest doors of Gately Park open year-round opportunities.
A LGBTQ+ Community Center Is Coming To The South Side. Neighbors Say It Needs Collaborative, Local Leadership
Howard Brown Health is planning a South Side health and community center for LGBTQ residents, supported by $15 million in state funding.
Illinois Has A Program to Compensate Victims Of Violent Crimes. Few Applicants Receive Funds
Less than 40 percent of applicants are compensated, but many more never apply in the first place.
In Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood, A Mix Of Grief And Perseverance
Most stories about violence focus on neighborhoods with extremely high murder rates. Residents of Roseland experience a more typical cadence of shootings.
Pullman Festival Provided A Safe Place For Kids During A Violent Holiday Weekend — But More Resources Are Needed, Activists Say
The event offered a safe place to gather for Pullman residents, but nearby violence led the area's alderman to call for the National Guard.
Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’
The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.
Ald. Carrie Austin And Her Chief Of Staff Indicted, Accused Of Conspiring To Take Bribes From Contractors
Austin is the third active alderman facing federal criminal charges. Alds. Patrick Daley Thompson and Ed Burke face charges in separate cases.
Chicago State University Drive-Thru Vaccinations End, But Walk-Ups Still Available
Chicago State is still offering COVID-19 vaccinations for walk-ups. No appointments are needed and the shots are free.
After Man Shoots At CTA Driver For Being Told To Wear A Mask, Union Leader Says City Must Do More To Protect Workers
"She has a family. Her life, the value of her life, flashed before her eyes. He shot three times. We are not protected as we do our job and provide service up and down these streets."
Volunteers Will Go Door To Door To Encourage People To Get Vaccinated In 13 Chicago Neighborhoods
The volunteers will answer people's questions, encourage them to get their shots and even help them make appointments.
Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags
The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.
Pullman Artspace Lofts Open In Restored 1880s Buildings, Marking Neighborhood’s First Residential Development In 60 Years
A collaboration of nonprofit groups worked to rehab two long-vacant buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Burst Into Books To Open Community Center And Bookstore For Kids Of Color In Roseland
The nonprofit with a focus on literacy plans to open "a space for the youth" of Roseland and the Far South Side in September, founder Jurema Gorham said. "When the kids walk in ... they'll say, 'This was created for me.'"