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Churchgoers And Bicyclists In Fight Over Parking In Bronzeville Bike Lanes — But A Compromise May Be Coming

One proposal was to use the boulevard's median as bike lanes during the day and parking at night to accommodate church attendees.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

With Casino Off The Table, City Lays Out Plan For Michael Reese Site: Housing, Community Center, 31st Street Metra Station

"Nothing is set in stone," said Ald. Sophia King (4th), but plans for the former hospital site include housing, retail establishments, a data center and a life sciences campus.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Exterior, Sanctuary Of St. James Methodist Church In Kenwood To Be Preserved Amid Conversion To Apartments, Co-Working Spot

Residents raised concerns about the plan's impact on parking near the closed church at 4611 S. Ellis Ave.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Loop Bike Lane Upgrades Begin After Much Debate: ‘It’s Not Perfect, But It’s A Start’

The new upgrades would allow for two-way bike traffic to flow between Dearborn and Plymouth, limiting the potential for collisions between cyclists and drivers.

South Loop

Ald. King To Discuss South Loop Bike Lanes At Tuesday Meeting

Will there be a happy compromise for cyclists and residents?

Construction Underway On 2 Bronzeville Dog Parks

Parks are being built at 4153 S. Vincennes Ave. and 3906 S. Lake Park Ave. — just the second and third dog parks on the South Side.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s Complaint-Plagued U.S. Post Office Will Get Better, New Managers Promise Exasperated Residents

The Henry McGee Post Office has seen an uptick in customer complaints in recent months.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Ald. Sophia King Hangs On To Seat As 4th Ward Alderman

With 94 percent precincts reporting Tuesday night, King had more than 66 percent of the vote to challenger Ebony Lucas's 33 percent.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Ida B. Wells Drive Is Officially Unveiled In Downtown Chicago As A Hero Finally Gets Her Due

People from around the country attend the street unveiling ceremony for the famed journalist and educator.

Downtown

With Ida B. Wells Street, Chicago Getting Its First Ever Downtown Street Named For A Black Woman

After a century, the journalist and civil rights leader will finally get her due, her great-granddaughter said.

Downtown

Plan For New Bike Lanes In The South Loop Delayed, But Alderman Insists They’re Still Coming

Cycling advocates want to know when new lanes, promised in 2016, are coming to Polk and Plymouth streets.

South Loop

At 5th Ward Candidate Forum, Ald. Hairston Grilled By Residents Asking: Where Have You Been?

Candidate Ebony Lucas, running in the 4th Ward, also attended the forum, but her challenger Ald. Sophia King did not attend.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

4th And 5th Ward Candidates To Meet In Joint Forum Tuesday Night

Attendees will be able to ask questions in a "town hall-style" format.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Bronzeville Dog Parks Are Coming This Spring

The Chicago Park District is looking for a few dog-loving volunteers.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Ald. Sophia King Holds Town Hall In South Loop Monday

The 4th Ward alderman will host three "State of the Ward" addresses ahead of next month's election.

South Loop

Ald. Sophia King And Challenger Ebony Lucas To Square Off At 4th Ward Debate Saturday

After a long campaign, the two candidates will face each other in a 90-minute forum Saturday morning.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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