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Sisters In Cinema To Open Media Center On 75th Street, Helping Grow Chicago’s ‘Film Ecosystem,’ Lightfoot Says

A "media art center" for women and gender-nonconforming Chicagoans is set to open this fall in South Shore, hosting the nonprofit's documentary fellowship, a paid newsroom for young reporters and other free programs.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

You Can Help South Shore Residents Clean Up 79th Street This Saturday

Residents and organizers are coordinating the cleanups to help draw more businesses and investment to the area.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore Cleanups Aim To Attract Businesses By Showing Neighbors Care

More than half of the storefronts along 75th and 79th Streets are empty. To change that, neighbors must clean and care for the commercial corridors, participants in Sunday's cleanup said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

City Officials Approve ‘Roadmap’ For Attracting Development, Arts And Culture To South Shore

The plan focuses on upgrading 75th and 79th Streets from Stony Island Avenue to the lakefront.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Lakefront Erosion Has Been Ignored For Too Long, Neighbors Say. Now, They’re Demanding Answers

All Illinoisans who "enjoy the precious natural resource that is our lakefront" should get involved in the lakefront protection effort, state Rep. Curtis Tarver said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

A ‘Lack Of Hope’ Permeates Chicago’s Cyclist Community After Another Fatal Bike Crash On Stony Island

Lee Luellen, 40, became the second cyclist killed this on a stretch of road where aldermen rejected bike lanes in the past.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Residents Threaten Boycott After Walgreens Stands Firm On Closing Calumet Heights Location

"If you continue to do this, you're going to have a bigger problem on your hands," warned one resident.

Englewood, Chatham

As Walgreens Closes Calumet Heights Store, Residents Ask: ‘Why Is It Always Stores In Black Neighborhoods?’

Ald. Greg Mitchell will host a meeting so residents can sound off ahead of the store's Nov. 11 closure.

South Chicago, East Side

Police Shut Down Rainbow Beach Park On Easter, Citing ‘Credible Intel’ — But Resident Wants Answers

On a beautiful Easter Sunday, drivers and pedestrians attempting to enter the South Side beach were turned away by police.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore