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Harold’s Chicken On 87th Street Closes Permanently

The popular location closed after 27 years, but fans of Harold's Chicken #55 can still get their fix down the street.

South Side Youth-Led Farmers Market Adding Open Mic Night Starting This Week

The market has been run by South Side youths for more than a decade. They're hoping an open mic night will help draw more customers to support Black and Brown vendors selling fresh produce and goods.

Walmart Reopens Kenwood, Auburn Gresham And Hermosa Stores

The national chain reopened three city locations Wednesday and plans to have all eight stores running again by November.

South Side Grocer And Pharmacy Still Closed? Here Are Some Open Stores, Plus Where To Get Prescription Help

Here are some open stores for South Siders. Know of others? Let us know by emailing jamie@blockclubchi.org .

Live in Chatham, Englewood Or Auburn Gresham And Want To Clean Up? Here’s How You Can Help

The Englewood Chamber of Commerce is putting out a call for volunteers and cleaning supplies.

Southwest Side Coronavirus Testing Site Reopens After Flooding

The site at Studio Move Grill, 210 W. 87th St., is open seven days a week.

How One Family Escaped The Fire That Destroyed Auburn Gresham Food Mart: ‘Dad, Somebody’s Stuff Must Be On Fire’

So Fresh Saturdays emcee Mario Lemar may have lost his home, but his community still has his back.

St. Sabina To Give Away More Masks And Food Wednesday

The giveaway starts at noon.

South Siders Can Get Tested For Coronavirus For Free Friday In Auburn Gresham

The new testing site comes as local officials try to boost free coronavirus testing in underserved neighborhoods.

South Side: Here’s Another Place Where You Can Get Tested For Coronavirus

South Side residents who need a COVID-19 test can now receive one at two drive-thru sites.

With City’s Largest Coronavirus Cluster Now On South Side, Aldermen Beg Residents To Stay Home

Auburn Gresham's 60620 zip code now has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases of any Chicago zip code, with 359.

Tour Group Won’t Refund Low-Income South Side High Schoolers For Canceled Spring Break Trip, Union Says

EF Tours had taken a "hard line" against refunds, which is devastating to "Black children at a school that is more than 90 percent low income," the union said.

What Will Replace Auburn Gresham’s Closed Sav-A-Lot? Alderman Courting Multiple Grocers

Ald. David Moore hopes to fill the vacancy left by the discount grocer as soon as possible.

At St. Sabina’s All-Star Peace Tournament, Teams From Across The City Impressed Their NBA Idols

At the tournament's first event, a shooter and his intended target made peace while playing together. "If something like that can happen, then there's hope."

Auburn Gresham’s Save-A-Lot To Close Feb. 22, But Alderman Wants To Stop It

The discount supermarket blamed the decision on failing to meet sales quotas, said Ald. David Moore.

Crime Agitator, New App By Former Chicago Cop, Takes 911 Calls To The Next Level

Richard Wooten's new app allows users to contact the authorities — and their loved ones — at the same time.

Closure Of Auburn Gresham CVS Angers Alderman, Residents: ‘We Really Need A Pharmacy’

CVS is the third business along the 79th Street Corridor to close recently.

Stars Of WTTW’s ‘Firsthand’ Documentary Urge City To Prioritize Mental Health, Gun Violence

The director of the docuseries that focuses on gun violence in Chicago is part of a series of neighborhood discussions this week.

Chicago’s Block Club Convention Returns To Simeon High This Weekend

The convention returns after a seven-year absence with new organizers and a renewed purpose.