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Upscale dining, Isaac Hayes singing in Washington Park, new art galleries and front-row seats to the Bud Billiken parade are just some of the amenities available to residents in historic Bronzeville on the city's South Side. Read more about Bronzeville.
Upscale dining, Isaac Hayes singing in Washington Park, new art galleries and front-row seats to the Bud Billiken parade are just some of the amenities available to residents in historic Bronzeville on the city's South Side. Read more about Bronzeville. « Show less

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  • Potential sites to honor DuSable Museum founder

    Potential sites to honor DuSable Museum founder
    A cultural center, a city park and even some beaches are among the potential sites that could be named in honor of Margaret Burroughs, the co-founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History. And the longstanding request to rename 31st Street...
  • 2 dead in murder-suicide, 6 wounded in South Side shootings

    2 dead in murder-suicide, 6 wounded in South Side shootings
    Shootings Sunday morning and into the night on Chicago's South Side left two people dead in a domestic related murder-suicide and another six wounded, according to police. The two fatalities occurred in an incident in the 400 block of West 104th...
  • Man, 25, and girl, 16, killed in separate overnight shootings

    Man, 25, and girl, 16, killed in separate overnight shootings
    A 16-year old girl died early Saturday after being shot in the Englewood neighborhood where she lived, one of at least seven incidents of gun violence since Friday evening that left two dead and eight people wounded. In the hours after Shaquise Buckner,...
  • Shooting near Bud Billiken Parade: 'I am tired of this'

    Shooting near Bud Billiken Parade: 'I am tired of this'
    Thousands of people turned out for the annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, a day to celebrate the start-up of school with dancers, marching bands, political floats and outdoor grilling. Only this year -- for the first time that anyone could remember in...
  • Breakfast-for-dinner restaurants

    Breakfast-for-dinner restaurants
    A serious hankering for a cheesy omelette or a fat stack of pancakes can strike at any time. Don't wait until morning. These kid-friendly local spots have all-day breakfast menus to satisfy your craving anytime.  Little Goat Diner, West Loop Chef...
  • Felony gun charges dropped in FBI home-search case

    Felony gun charges dropped in FBI home-search case
    Cook County prosecutors on Thursday dropped felony gun charges against a Chicago man amid questions about whether the FBI had improperly teamed up with probation officers to search his home. The case of Orangelo Payne was spotlighted in a Tribune...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16

    Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16
    Seven years ago, Bronzeville resident Brian Babylon was earning a good salary as a media director for a multimedia firm and working the stand-up open mic circuit—when he founded the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase. Hosted in the courtyard of a coffee...
  • Obama Library foundation raises more than $850,000

    A Chicago investment manager with strong ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among the contributors who have collectively donated more than $850,000 to the foundation overseeing the development of President Barack Obama’s presidential library, according...
  • 7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods

    7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods
    Affordable living space in popular enclaves such as Andersonville, Logan Square and Wicker Park is rare, so how can young urbanites on a budget determine what neighborhoods are on the cusp of cool? "Look for the halo effect, which is the impact a...
  • Shootings on South, Southwest sides wound 7

    Shootings on South, Southwest sides wound 7
    Five shootings since Sunday afternoon have left a total of seven people hurt on the South and Southwest sides, among them a 16-year-old boy, police said. In the most recent shooting, a 42-year-old man was shot in the neck in the Roseland neighborhood....