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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

Top Bronzeville Articles

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  • Missing man, 76, last seen in Bronzeville

    Missing man, 76, last seen in Bronzeville
    Police are searching for a missing man last seen in the Bronzeville neighborhood Monday. Clarence Fourte, also known by the nicknames "Lee" and "Lee Chester," was last seen at 7 p.m. Monday near 4800 S. Prarie Ave., according to the Chicago Police...
  • Gospel Fest combines church music with history

    Gospel Fest combines church music with history
    Combining a cultural revival, historical commemoration and Bronzeville neighborhood celebration, the 29th Chicago Gospel Music Festival continued highlighting sounds that were formed in South Side churches. The thousands who attended the weekend event...
  • Bronzeville extra-alarm fire out, no one hurt

    Bronzeville extra-alarm fire out, no one hurt
    An extra-alarm fire tore through three buildings Sunday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood. No one was hurt, according to a Chicago Fire Department official. It started about 6:45 p.m. at an abandoned building at 4233 S. Champlain Ave. and spread...
  • 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...
  • 3 dead among 22 wounded in shootings Friday, early Saturday

    3 dead among 22 wounded in shootings Friday, early Saturday
    Three people were killed and at least 19 wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, including two officers wounded in a Far South Side shootout. The shootout was one of two officer-involved shootings...
  • Before Uber there was jitney

    Before Uber there was jitney
    The current battle between cabbies who pull a meter and upstarts who book fares via a smartphone app is evocative of an action-packed taxi drama that long ran on Chicago streets. Decades before Uber and Lyft, taxis that operated outside municipal...
  • Chicago Cultural Center, free concerts and events

    Chicago Cultural Center, free concerts and events
    Libraries represent perhaps the best crossroads of our public and private selves available in the civic landscape. They are where we quietly seek out other peoples' stories while surrounded by fellow citizens on their own quests for literary treasure...
  • Man injured in fall on Green Line tracks

    Man injured in fall on Green Line tracks
    A 54-year-old man was injured when he fell from a CTA Green Line platform onto the train tracks below Saturday night, authorities said. The man struck his head after falling from the platform of the 35th Street-Bronzeville-IIT station about 8:55 p.m.,...
  • Detectives investigating woman's death on South Side

    Detectives investigating woman's death on South Side
    Chicago police are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman in the Bronzeville neighborhood who may have had a heart attack during a domestic dispute this afternoon. Police were called to the 400 block of East 46th St. at 3:54 p.m., said Police...