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Black Development Duo Bringing More Restaurants, Retail and Housing To 51st Street Corridor
Policy Kings will include apartments, retail and restaurants in the former space of Cain's Barber College. The first stores could open as soon as October.
Sip & Savor Reopens In Bronzeville After Pandemic Break
The coffee shop's owners hosted pop-up events for budding entrepreneurs during the shutdown, and those will continue in the future.
‘This Is The Birthday Of The Bronzeville Trail’: Community Comes Out To Celebrate Project’s Kickoff
The project received a $75,000 Chicago Community Trust grant for predevelopment planning, which is expected to last two to three years.
Ald. Pat Dowell Says She ‘Cannot Support’ Hard Rock Casino Proposal Near Soldier Field
Her position leaves just one casino proposal — Rhode Island-based Bally’s plan to build a resort in River West — whose local alderman has not come out against a gambling site in their own ward.
Kim Foxx Defends Record On Carjacking Prosecutions At Bronzeville Town Hall
Carjackings in parts of the Near South Side have gone down in 2022, but 3rd Ward residents have raised concerns about if people are being arrested and charged for violent crime.
At Support Your Local Weedman Shop, CBD And Hemp Products Would Be Grown And Sold By People Who Served Time For Drug Crimes
South Side activist Tyrone Muhammad said the venture will give formerly incarcerated people a path into the industry while allowing them to bypass stringent licensing required for dispensaries selling more potent products.
City Should Boost Spending On Homeless Services By Raising Taxes On The Priciest Property Sales, ‘Bring Chicago Home’ Organizers Say
Increasing the city's real estate transfer tax on property sales of more than $1 million could help house 12,000 families over 10 years, activists said.
Missed The Latest 3rd Ward Meeting? Now You Can Watch It On Ald. Dowell’s YouTube Channel
Ald. Pat Dowell also plans to use the newly launched channel to share information about community events and businesses.
A Bronzeville Pete’s Fresh Market In The Works Since 2018 Could Finally Break Ground This Year, Developers Say
Ald. Pat Dowell and a developer have wanted to bring Pete's to the former Stateway Gardens site for years. Pandemic-related problems stalled the project, but the development team is finally moving forward.
Here’s Where You Can Get Free Masks Thursday In Bronzeville
Masks will be available noon-3 p.m. Thursday at Ald. Pat Dowell's State Street office.
Ald. Pat Dowell Announces Run For Rush’s Congressional Seat, Leaving Behind Secretary Of State Bid
She is the first candidate to throw in her hat since Rush announced he will not seek a 16th term representing Chicago’s South Side and south suburbs.
Sports Betting Proposal Stalls As Alderpeople Decry The ‘Peanuts’ The City Would Receive In Taxes
The sports betting ordinance was amended to include a 2 percent tax on gambling revenue, but several alderpeople said it's not enough.
One Neighborhood, 6 Aldermen: Why Englewood Residents Are Pushing For A More Unified Ward Map
"How are you paying attention to Englewood when you have three or four other communities to monitor?" a longtime resident said. "We need to get aldermen in one big area and say, 'OK, this is Englewood.'”
Aldermen Are Not Subject To City Worker Vaccine Mandate — And Some Are Skipping The Shots
As unvaccinated aldermen fight the city worker vaccine mandate, other elected officials are frustrated by a lack of remote meeting options.
One Of Chicago’s Most Famous Basketball Courts Is Getting A $500,000 Facelift
Margaret Hie Ding Lin Park, a backdrop for sports commercials starring Michael Jordan and Derrick Rose, is getting a new half court and other upgrades.
After Grinding Through The Pandemic, Bronzeville Neighborhood Farm Is Back And Ready To Rebuild
Kicking off the season with its first event of the year, the farm near 42nd and Calumet aims to reconnect with the community after a devastating year.
$100 Million Project Near 43rd Street Green Line Stop Gets Key City Approval
The $250 million Big Deahl project, a fourth location of Small Cheval and a plan to landmark Emmett Till's former home were also approved by the zoning committee.
‘There’s Nothing Gangsta’ About Killing A Child: Devastated Parents Of Slain Englewood Toddler Beg Young Men To Stop Shooting
Community leaders on the ground and in the statehouse are working on solutions to quell city violence as the parents of Sincere Gaston mourn.
There’s A New Dog Park In Bronzeville And Everyone’s Loving It
"It's the dog park, it's the neighborhood, it's the culture in the neighborhood that's coming together and making it new, and I'm loving every minute of it," said a neighbor.
At Chicago City Hall, The Legislative Branch Rarely Does Much Legislating
While aldermen are focused on ward issues, Chicago mayors have seized control of the legislative and oversight process at City Hall.