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Bernard Loyd

Bernard Loyd
Bernard Loyd

A South Side Woman Will ‘Yarn Bomb’ You If You Donate To Renovate The Forum, A Famed Black Chicago Landmark

Valerie Sherman, known as the South Side Yarn Bomber, is using her crochet skills to support The Forum with a fundraiser and knitting events.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s The Forum, Once The Epicenter Of Black Life In Chicago, Will Be Restored After City Council Approval

Now, the team behind the $20 million rehab is fundraising to bring the storied venue on East 43rd Street back to life.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Forum In Bronzeville Is Continuing Its Comeback, But Owners Need Help As Costs To Fix Historic Building Pile Up

Could a long-closed venue be the key to economic and cultural revival? Entrepreneur Bernard Loyd believes so, and he is determined to make it happen.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Boxville, An Outdoor Shopping Mall Made Up Of Old Shipping Containers, Is Back And Open For Business

The open-air marketplace is a key part of the Build Bronzeville initiative.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Fight Is On To Save One Of Bronzeville’s Links To Its Past, The Boston Store Stable

The Boston Store Stable has ties to Chicago's architectural and mercantile history, and also has links to Bronzeville's rich past.

Bronzeville, Near South Side