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Boxville Has Grown From 1 Shipping Container To 22 In Its First 5 Years. Here’s What New For The Innovative Market This Season

New vendors, new boxes and new fitness classes are on deck for the popular Washington Park market this summer.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Black Development Duo Bringing More Restaurants, Retail and Housing To 51st Street Corridor

Policy Kings will include apartments, retail and restaurants in the former space of Cain's Barber College. The first stores could open as soon as October.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Soul City Kitchens To Take Over Washington Park Building, Giving South Side Food Entrepreneurs A Home Base

Soul City Kitchens would convert a century-old Streets and Sanitation facility into an affordable commercial kitchen space. If approved by City Council, it will also support food truck owners and give emerging chefs a place to sell their food.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Hot Dog Box, A Hit Sausage Spot Launched By Father-Daughter Duo, Coming To Six Corners Storefront This Month

Bobby and Brooklyn Morelli launched the super popular hot dog joint in Bronzeville last year. Their Six Corners location at 4020 N. Milwaukee Ave. opens Jan. 15.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Bronzeville Artists Bring Hand-Crafted, Eco-Friendly Home Goods To Boxville Marketplace

Tovi Khali and Storie Devereaux founded Stoviink Creatives, a line of candles, soaps and sauces, for people who believe in treating themselves. They're on sale at Bronzeville's open air market.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Southside Grinds Is Serving Up Coffee, Tea And More In ‘Under-Caffeinated’ Bronzeville

Boxville's newest tenant is sharing her love of coffee while building community and trying to hire local.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Here’s Your Chance To Check Out FM Supreme’s ‘This Is A Movement’ Music Video

The Chicago activist and MC has released her music video ahead of Saturday's Peace Bash on the South Side.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

FM Supreme Is Returning To Music And Wants South Siders To Join Her At Video Shoot Thursday

The hip hop artist and community activist makes her return to music with an EP and a message for people struggling with grief.

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

Virtual Holiday Market Gives South Side Entrepreneurs A Helping Hand This Season

A concept created by a local agency is keeping small businesses alive.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

South Side’s 1st Black-Owned Running Shop Has Opened — And It’s A Hit, Owner Says

Owner Ian Gonzalez, an Auburn Gresham native, aims to share his passion for running with the community he loves.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Mini Museum Popping Up In Shipping Container In Lawndale Community Garden

The first exhibit at the museum will be curated by local high school students and will focus on safety: "How to increase safety in the neighborhood, what makes people feel safe," the curator said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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