- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
City Says Woodlawn Residents’ Concerns Shaped Proposed Housing Ordinance, But Much Of Their Feedback Isn’t Public Yet
A Housing Department spokesperson said officials hope to post feedback gathered during the city's closed-door working group meetings by next week.
City Unveils Scaled-Back Plan For Preserving Affordable Housing Near Obama Center
Woodlawn would be included in the plan, but most of South Shore and Washington Park would not.
7 Woodlawn Properties Once Owned By Rev. Leon Finney’s Nonprofit Set To Become Affordable Housing
With the complicated Obama Center CBA stalled, the city is taking a smaller step to preserve housing affordability in Woodlawn by purchasing the vacant properties.
Food Desert No Longer: South Shore’s Local Market Opens As Hundreds Of Residents Celebrate
After six years of waiting, South Shore finally has a full-service grocery store in its new Local Market, which brings fresh produce, ready-made foods and packaged goods to the neighborhood.
South Shore Will Finally Have A Grocery Store When Local Market Opens Wednesday
The new Local Market in Jeffery Plaza will open at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The first 500 customers will receive a free grocery bag of food.
South Shore Neighbors Must Wait Longer For A Grocery Store After Permit Issues Stall Local Market Opening
The city says it's still waiting on the store's application materials, but a Shop and Save representative says they've submitted everything.
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.
Obama Center Community Benefits Agreement Activists Offer Free Breakfast To Neighbors Looking To Learn More This Weekend
"No one wants people to be pushed out, but we all want this center to come."
After Years Of Waiting, South Shore Shop & Save Grocery Store Opening In 2 Weeks, Ald. Says
The Jeffery Plaza store is the last of the 15 Chicago Dominick’s shuttered in 2013 to be replaced with another grocer.
Woodlawn Residents Can’t Afford Rising Rents Near Future Obama Center, Study Finds
A Community Benefits Agreement is needed to protect longterm residents from displacement, the UIC study's author said.
South Shore Nature Sanctuary Is Far From ‘Dead,’ Neighbors Say After Ald. Hairston Pushes To Replace It With Golf Courses
Hairston made the comments at Medinah Country Club, where Tiger Woods — who's backing a plan to remove and replace the sanctuary for a PGA-level course — was prepping for a tournament.
New Shop & Save Grocery Store On 71st Street Is Hiring And Appears Close To Opening
With the announcement of Thursday's hiring fair at the South Shore Cultural Center, the neighborhood appears on its way to losing its "food desert" status.
Obama Center Community Benefits Ordinance Can Be Chicago’s Model For Development Without Displacement, Alds. Say
The introduced agreement only addresses housing, but its backers plan to tackle employment, sustainability, education and transportation, too.
The Battle For The Fifth Ward Continues As Calloway Makes One Last Play
The longtime activist isn't letting the city council seat go without a fight.
Long-Awaited Shop & Save At Jeffery Plaza To Open This Fall: ‘There Were A Lot Of Rumors, A Lot Of Skepticism,’ Hairston Says
Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) took a victory lap Wednesday morning with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the owners of Shop & Save.
The Election’s Over, Right? Not Quite In These Two Races As Challengers Push On
Although Ald. James Cappleman (46th) declared victory, challenger Marianne Lalonde is still trying to overcome a 25-vote deficit with a ballot recount.
Ald. Leslie Hairston Finishes Up 176 Votes, But William Calloway Demands Recount In 5th Ward Nail-Biter
Thursday's court hearing could put an end to a long campaign.
Sit Tight: Thousands Of Votes Remain To Be Counted In 3 Too-Close-To-Call City Council Races
Three tight races for the City Council in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards will likely not be decided until next week.
Leslie Hairston Holds Narrow Lead Over William Calloway In 5th Ward Nail-Biter
With 95 percent of precincts reporting, Hairston had 50.5 percent of the vote to Calloway's 49,5 percent.
Ald. Leslie Hairston Likely Facing Runoff Challenge From Activist William Calloway
With 92 percent of precincts reporting, Hairston had 48.6 percent of the vote in her South Side ward — just shy of the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a runoff.