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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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  • For the locals: Just for Laughs on the cheap

    For the locals: Just for Laughs on the cheap
    Sure, there are plenty of star acts at the fourth annual TBS Just for Laughs Chicago festival, which runs through Sunday this week at 18 venues around the city. But sometimes, the biggest laughs come with the smallest ticket prices, as in these local...
  • 3 killed, 6 wounded in separate overnight attacks

    3 killed, 6 wounded in separate overnight attacks
    Three people, including a 17-year-old boy, were killed and at least six people were injured in spates of violence across the city, Chicago police said. In the first late Wednesday night fatal shooting, the teen was shot in the neck at about 10 p.m. in...
  • Man wounded in Bronzeville shooting

    Man wounded in Bronzeville shooting
    A young man was wounded this evening in a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said. The victim, 21, was shot in the chest in the 4200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue at about 7:50 p.m., Chicago police said,...
  • Parents protest proposed school closures

    Parents protest proposed school closures
    Parents whose children attend one of several Chicago Public Schools slated to close due to low-performance were speaking out Thursday. At Pablo Casals on Chicago’s West Side, where CPS has proposed a turnaround, parents rallied, saying the...
  • Clerk hurt when masked men armed with large knife rob store

    Clerk hurt when masked men armed with large knife rob store
    Two masked men, one wielding a large knife, injured a store clerk during a robbery at a Bronzeville convenience store on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology this morning, police said. The men walked into the store in the 3200 block of...
  • 2 girls shot near South Side performing arts high school

    2 girls shot near South Side performing arts high school
    Two teenage girls suffered minor gunshot wounds Tuesday evening near a Bronzeville performing arts high school, Chicago police said this morning. The girls, ages 14 and 16, were walking with a group in the 500 block of East 35th Street at about 6:40 p.m....
  • Police release video of South Side gas station slaying

    Police release video of South Side gas station slaying
    Chicago police have released surveillance photos and video of two men wanted in the fatal shooting of the part-owner of a gas station in the Bronzeville neighborhood last month. The video shows the men entering the BP gas station at 43rd and State...
  • Police question teen in slaying of 6-year-old girl

    Police question teen in slaying of 6-year-old girl
    Chicago police are questioning a 19-year-old man in the slaying of 6-year-old Arianna Gibson, who was shot while she slept on a couch in her grandmother’s home in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, sources say. Chicago Police...
  • Carolyn M. Rodgers dies at 69; grappled with issues of African American identity

    Carolyn M. Rodgers dies at 69; grappled with issues of African American identity
    Carolyn M. Rodgers, who grappled with issues of African American identity and culture in poems that took first flight during the vibrant Black Arts Movement of the late 1960s, has died. She was 69. Rodgers died of cancer April 2 in hospice care at...
  • December 7 - 11

    A Bronzeville Nutcracker - Winter Wonderfest Monday, December 7 A Bronzeville Nutcracker December 11 and 12 Harold Washington Cultural Center www.bronzevillenutcracker.com Thursday, December 9 Holiday Season in Chicago www.explorechicago.org
  • Metra Breaks Ground For New 35th Street Station

    (WGN-AM)- More than a year behind schedule, Metra broke ground Monday on a new station at 35th Street on the Rock Island District Line to serve White Sox fans and college students while giving neighborhood residents another mass-transit option. The...