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Howard Brookins Jr.

Howard Brookins Jr.
Howard Brookins Jr.

$5 Million Chatham Car Wash Approved By City A Day After Neighbors Protest Plan: ‘We’re Not Being Heard’

Chatham neighbors said they don't want a car wash on the vacant site because it will add traffic. They want a sit-down restaurant or something that will add more jobs to the area.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. Will Retire After Almost 2 Decades Leading South Side Ward

Brookins, 58, is one of the longest sitting City Council members and wants to "hand the reins over to a new generation of leadership," according to his office.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

A $5 Million Buddy Bear Car Wash Could Be Coming To Chatham

The car wash will repurpose long-vacant land in on 83rd Street. It could go before the City Council for approval in September.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Ayana Clark, Rep. Bobby Rush’s Staffer, Running To Unseat Longtime 21st Ward Ald. Howard Brookins Jr.

Clark is challenging longtime Ald. Howard Brookins, who has represented the 21st Ward in City Council for nearly 20 years. If she wins, she'll be the first woman to lead the ward.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

More Than A Year After Looting, Auburn Gresham Jewel-Osco Reopens With Space For South Shore Drill Team

The store at 9400 S. Ashland has been fully remodeled and upgraded after closing in June 2020.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham