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Greater Chatham Initiative

‘Food Truck Saturdays’ Will Bring Music, Good Eats To Chatham’s Mahalia Jackson Court This Month

Neighbors can dine on barbecue from I-94 Ribs, shrimp baskets from Haire's Gulf Shrimp and more every Saturday. The Mahalia Jackson Court opened with much fanfare in September.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Mahalia Jackson Court, A Pop-Up Plaza With Restaurants, Art And Play Space, Opens In Chatham

The court dedicated to the South Side gospel singer will have daily food trucks, live music and art from local artists. It is the first step to creating the Mahalia Jackson Cultural District along 79th Street, organizers said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

A Community Art Space In Chatham Gives Local Creators A Space To Build, Showcase And Collaborate

Artists On The 9, a co-working art space and gallery, is part of what organizers hope will be an entire arts district along 79th Street.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Mahalia Jackson Court, A Public Plaza With Pop-Up Businesses And Play Areas For Kids, Is Coming To Chatham This Summer

The public plaza named for the legendary gospel singer and Chatham resident will be at 79th and State, "one of the welcome intersections to Chatham," an organizer said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chatham Neighborhood Leader Says Boombox Storefronts An ‘Epic Fail,’ But Business Owners Disagree

Ald. Roderick Sawyer also believes the shipping-container-turned-pop-up-store has run its course. "I'm not anti-Boombox, but it's time to move on."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham