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West Siders Aim To Bring Holiday Cheer To Lawndale With Neighborhood Lights Display — And They Need Your Help
For the second annual Light Up Lawndale event, neighbors are seeking donations and volunteers to help them illuminate Douglas Boulevard.
Hundreds Of Affordable Homes Coming To North Lawndale After City Approves $5.3 Million In Funding
The funds will go to the environmental remediation work that must happen on the lots before construction on the houses can begin.
The Film Industry Is Booming In Chicago, But Production Crews Need To Be More Mindful Of Residents, Alderpeople Say
With a record 15 TV productions in the city, Chicago is set to become a filming powerhouse, Commissioner Mark Kelly said.
‘The Office’ Fan Experience Is Coming To Chicago. Here’s How You Can Get Tickets
The interactive fan experience is the largest of its kind and will feature original props, costumes, set recreations and more.
Showtime Puts $500K Toward Vacant Lot Cleanup And Art Installations In North Lawndale, Bronzeville
The money will fund a cleanup of 32 vacant lots in the neighborhoods and support six public art installations that will be created by the Chicago Public Art Group.
Lawndale Block Club Convention Aims To Bring Back A Tradition That Helped Residents Feel Safe
The block club convention will share information on city resources that are available to organize a block club. "To create a better model of public safety, we have to have communities and blocks engaged."
Divvy Expanding Across Northwest, Southwest Sides With More Stations And Bike Lanes Coming
Chicago has the largest bike-share system in the United States, and it is looking to expand, officials said.
West Side Violence Interrupters Working To Bring Hope, Purpose To Young Residents — Before They Pick Up A Gun
Three years ago, the city dedicated less than $1 million to violence prevention. But this year, $36 million is going to violence prevention and related programs, on top of at least $38 million from private organizations.
Killing Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams Must Be A Wake-Up Call To End Gun Violence, Family Says: ‘It’s About Time We Take A Stand’
Jaslyn Adams and her dad were waiting at the McDonald's drive thru Sunday when someone shot them. Jaslyn was killed and her father was wounded.
Cubs Baseball Academy Doesn’t Make The Cut To Redevelop Silver Shovel Dumps. Here Are The Finalists
Four plans to overhaul the Silver Shovel dumps are moving to the next phase of city and community review.
Trash Cans Installed On West Side To Reduce Littering: ‘It’s Our Civic Duty To Keep Our Neighborhoods Clean’
West Side residents have been asking the city for public trash cans for years: "Why don't we have garbage cans? Everybody else does."
Could Silver Shovel Site Become Cubs Youth Baseball Center Or Cold Storage? West Siders Can Weigh In On Plans To Revamp Former Dumping Ground
The prominent patch of vacant land was once home to an illegal dumping ground that caused health problems in the community for decades. Now, residents can choose what they want the site to become.
Are You A West Side Business Owner Who Wants To Upgrade Your Building? A City Grant Can Help You Remodel
The city's Small Business Improvement Fund provides grants businesses can use to pay for building repairs, interior renovations and other construction projects. Businesses in several West Side taxing districts can apply.
Making Teachers Do Remote And In-Person Lessons At Same Time Is Like ‘Trying To Ride 2 Horses With 1 Ass,’ Ald. Says
A City Council hearing aimed to force CPS officials to answer questions on the school reopening plan, but Chicago Teachers Union officials weren't invited, angering aldermen.
West Side Job Readiness Campus Gets $2.5 Million Boost From City Grant
The workforce development center will house programs for returning citizens, as well as a community events space and cafe.
Free WiFi Installed At Douglass Park Will Help Students Get Online
The new, solar-powered WiFi system is aimed at improving digital access as CPS plans to continue virtual learning.
Here’s How NOT To Be A Rude Jerk At Riot Fest, According To Douglas Park Neighbors
North Lawndale neighbors weighed in on everything from public urination (you monster!) to getting involved locally after the fest closes.
Jada Russell, High-Powered PR Boss, Dies After Breast Cancer Battle
Russell served clients including Dwyane Wade, Jesse Jackson and Rhymefest.
Douglas Park Is Getting Its Mini-Golf Course Back After Students, Artists Step Up To Save It
Lawndale artist Haman Cross got the ball rolling, and student artists helped design a complete course overhaul.
North Lawndale Employment Network Moving All Its Beekeeping, Mechanic Training And Jobs Programs Under One Roof
The workforce development center will also bring a new cafe, event space and peace garden to the old bank site.