- 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, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
William Hall, A Lifelong Chatham Resident And Pastor, Is Ready To Begin A ‘New Chapter’ In The 6th Ward
Hall beat out a crowded field to succeed Ald. Roderick Sawyer. The Chatham native said lessons from his neighbors and father will inspire him as he leads the South Side ward.
South Side Delivery Platform Soul Delivered Launches, ‘Bringing Money Back To The Community’
The Greater Chatham Initiative debuted the delivery service Tuesday. It will cut out third-party platforms to hire locally and help Black business owners earn a profit.
William Hall Declares Victory In 6th Ward Race To Replace Ald. Roderick Sawyer
With all 27 precincts reporting, Hall held 57.8 percent of the vote to challenger Richard Wooten's 42.1 percent.
What’s Next For Ald. Roderick Sawyer? For Now, Longtime 6th Ward Leader Says He’s Focused On Backing Vallas
Sawyer, who will step down in May, supported efforts to remove police officers from schools, create local police councils and establish long-term solutions for gun violence.
South Side Pastors Head To Runoff In 6th Ward Race To Replace Ald. Roderick Sawyer
Richard Wooten and William Hall beat nine candidates in a crowded race to represent parts of West Woodlawn, Chatham, Park Manor, West Chesterfield, Grand Crossing, Auburn Gresham and Englewood.
Roderick Sawyer’s Father Is His Hero. But The Former Mayor’s Son Says He’ll Bring His Own Ideas To City Hall
In a conversation with Block Club, the 6th Ward alderman said he'd reform the city’s TIF system and Invest South/West program and intentionally focus on equity citywide.
As Ald. Roderick Sawyer Runs For Mayor, 11 South Siders Hope To Succeed Him In 6th Ward
Eleven candidates, most from Chatham and West Chesterfield, hope to make the 6th Ward a destination for booming economic development, thriving schools and safer streets.
A Cannabis Cultivation Site Eyed For Greater Grand Crossing Is Still On The Table, Alderman Says
The business awaits a state license — but it could still happen, leaders said.
Chicago’s Last Black-Owned Bank Reopens Its Chatham Branch After 2-Year Closure: ‘We Are Here To Stay’
GN bank closed its Chatham branch in 2020 because of closed accounts and a decline in transactions, company leaders said. It is open for limited services.
A Community Center For Youth Experiencing Homelessness Is Coming To The South Side
The $1.8 million community center will have showers, a clinic and storage space for youth to get the services they need, and a music studio, art space and yoga room for relaxation.
Ald. Roderick Sawyer Is Running For Mayor, Following In His Father’s Footsteps
The South Side alderman vowed to tackle the city's crime and would fire Police Supt. David Brown. "The city is lacking in terms of what people want to see in leadership," Sawyer said.
Chicago’s ‘Concerned Citizen’ George Blakemore Celebrates 80th Birthday With Flashy Party — And Doesn’t Plan On Being Quiet Anytime Soon
Blakemore said he hadn't had a birthday party since he was 10. A community group made sure he celebrated his 80th in style.
Chatham Neighbors Who Say Their Apartments Are Crumbling And Bug-Infested Demand Meeting With Owners: ‘It’s Horrible’
Residents at three Chatham apartments said BSD Realty is responsible for the decaying state of their buildings and illegally removing tenants from their units.
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.'”
A Cannabis Cultivation Site Could Be Coming To Chatham, Reviving A Vacant Building Near The Dan Ryan
The cultivation site would grow cannabis and infuse it into products, like hard candy and drinks. The product would be sent to dispensaries across the state.
An Englewood Lot Has Been Empty For 20 Years. A Developer Wants To Build A Gas Station, But Some Residents Aren’t Happy
Two investors want to bring a gas station to vacant land at 6700 S. Halsted St. But as neighbors push back, developers question what's next.
Chatham’s Gift Of Hope To Receive $5 Million Towards Redevelopment After City Council Approval
The money will go towards revamping the organization's Chatham headquarters.
Rival Proposals To Let Civilians Run Police Department Could Be Merged In A Compromise Deal — But Lightfoot Delays Vote Again
Supporters of CPAC and GAPA, two proposals to create civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department, are negotiating towards a compromise ordinance to fend off a third measure set to be introduced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Englewood Aldermen Commend Neighbors For Stepping Up To Help Amid Carjacking Surge
Local businessmen and volunteers are stepping up to stand watch at neighborhood gas stations as part of "Operation Safe Pump."
Reparations For Black Chicagoans Are Overdue, Supporters Of Resolution Say: ‘We Need To Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is’
“We have to get that police budget down and increase education funding, increase social service funding, increase all the other things that would probably result in fewer police being needed."