- 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
Days Before Election, City Council Pushes Through New Rules — And Chaos Ensues
The change increases the number of City Council committees to rein in mayoral power, supporters say. But others said it was a "corrupt process" that should have happened after the election.
$3.8 Billion Bronzeville Lakefront Megadevelopment Breaks Ground At Former Michael Reese Hospital Site
The sprawling 48-acre megadevelopment will offer mixed-income housing, retail, a welcoming center and a life sciences center. It's expected to be completed by 2035.
City Officials Blocked Land Sale To Help Michael Reese Megadevelopment, Lawsuit Says
King Sykes LLC said city leaders thwarted a $30 million deal to sell the land to a data center operator, then offered a lowball deal to scoop up the land for the megadevelopment.
South Side Ald. David Moore Endorses Colleague Ald. Sophia King For Mayor
Moore said Mayor Lori Lightfoot's reluctance to work with aldermen has led to community backlash on the South Side, and he said King has a more collaborative approach.
Sophia King Has Holistic Plans To Address Crime And Schools — And Wants A Bid Whist Tournament In Chicago
In a conversation with Block Club, the 4th Ward alderwoman said she would hire more police officers, invest heavily in violence prevention and boost housing in neighborhoods with diminishing school enrollment.
Bronzeville’s Obsidian Collection Nears Finish Line As It Goes For City Council Approval
The $3.8 million project would be home to a digital archive center and co-working hub inside the historical Lu and Jorja Palmer mansion on King Drive.
Will Chicago’s Next Mayor Reopen Mental Health Clinics? García Doesn’t Say; Lightfoot Called Out On Record At Candidate Forum
Lightfoot found herself on the defense Saturday as candidates vowed to reopen mental health clinics closed under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Printers Row Park Fountain Restoration Is Underway
Plans call for an upgrade of the fountain's lighting, repairs to the pump and pipes and polishing of the fountain’s bronze highlights.
City’s Move To Make Police Scanners Private ‘Makes Everyone’s Job Harder,’ Violence Prevention Groups Say
With radio transmissions set to be fully encrypted by early next year, street mediators who rely on scanners will have to figure out other ways to deescalate potentially violent situations.
Bronzeville Trail Organizers Launch Fundraising Effort As City Planners Sketch First Steps For 606-Like Path
Leaders are mulling three options to overhaul the Kenwood Line embankment to create the start of the 2-mile trail.
Meet The 7 Candidates Running To Replace Ald. Sophia King In South Side’s 4th Ward
Seven candidates are vying to represent Kenwood, Oakland and parts of Bronzeville in City Council as King mounts her mayoral campaign.
Lightfoot And Mayoral Hopeful Sophia King Spar After Council Votes Down Mayor’s Pick For Committee
Lightfoot nominated Ald. James Cappleman to head the city's education committee over King, who is running for mayor and serves as the acting chair of the committee. The measure failed.
State Rep. Lamont Robinson The Latest To Announce Bid For Ald. Sophia King’s 4th Ward Seat
Robinson, the first Black LGBTQ+ member of the Illinois General Assembly, is the fifth candidate to enter the race.
Bronzeville Joins Growing List Of Chicago Neighborhoods Hiring Private Security To Stop Violence
Unarmed private guards and community organizers will patrol Bronzeville's commercial corridors and residential areas under a pilot program.
Mayoral Candidate Ald. Sophia King Wants To Use Drones For Police Chases
Saying Mayor Lori Lightfoot puts "public relations before public safety," King vowed to fire Supt. David Brown and make stopping crime her top priority.
Chicago Youth Policy Director Khari Humphries Running For 4th Ward Alderperson
South Side native Khari Humphries joins aldermanic hopefuls Ebony Lucas and Tracey Bey in the contest to succeed Sophia King.
Northwestern’s $130 Million Bronzeville Clinic, 43 Green And Black-Owned Dispensary Get Key City Backing
Four projects on the Near South Side are one step closer to reality, potentially bringing a health care center, plus businesses and homes to the area. The City Council will vote on the proposals Wednesday.
Ald. Sophia King Announces Run For Mayor In 2023￼
King first took office in 2016 when she was tapped by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fill the seat left empty by William Burns’ abrupt exit from City Hall.
Bronzeville’s Obsidian Collection Faces The Public As It Pushes To Turn Palmer Mansion Into Its New Home
After a year of delays, the team behind the Palmer Mansion renovation unveiled their plan to residents at a spirited public meeting.
DJ Terry Hunter Teases Possible Collaboration With Beyonce At Chosen Few’s 30th Anniversary Picnic
Scores of house music lovers descended onto Jackson Park on a perfect summer day, some still holding tickets from last year’s canceled event. "It’s wonderful to be back."