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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.,...
  • Bronzeville shooting sends teen girl to hospital

    Bronzeville shooting sends teen girl to hospital
    A 15-year old girl was shot in the arm this afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood. It happened at 3:20 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien. The girl was taken to University...
  • Push to get Obama library officially begins

    Push to get Obama library officially begins
    The push to build President Barack Obama’s presidential library officially got underway on Friday with the establishment of a foundation, managed by three of his longtime supporters, to oversee the process. Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a...
  • 15-year-old shot in leg on South Side

    15-year-old shot in leg on South Side
    A 15-year-old boy was shot a block from a Bronzeville high school this afternoon, authorities said. The boy was taken to Comer Children's Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right leg following the shooting about 2:48 p.m. in the 3800 block of South...
  • 18-year-old killed in South Side shooting

    18-year-old killed in South Side shooting
    An 18-year-old was killed Saturday evening and two people were injured by gunfire early this morning, authorities said. The fatal shooting happened in the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue, in the South Side's West Chatham neighborhood. The 18-year-...
  • Church group reaches out to inmates' children

    Church group reaches out to inmates' children
    Derek Crosby's four children ranged in age from 2 months to 4 years when he was sent to prison for murder. While they often talk on the phone, he doesn't like for them to visit. "I really don't like them seeing me in the position that I'm in," said...
  • Man shot dead on South Side

    Man shot dead on South Side
    An afternoon shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood has left one man dead, authorities said. Kelvin Jemison, 29, was declared dead at 3:20 p.m. at the University of Chicago hospitals following the shooting in the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue,...
  • Police: Woman left granddaughter, 3, alone on CTA bus

    Police: Woman left granddaughter, 3, alone on CTA bus
    Bail was set today for a 48-year-old South Side woman accused of leaving her 3-year-old granddaughter on a CTA bus for 30 minutes this week in the South Loop. Police said Elaine Carla Overton of the 3600 block of South Rhodes Avenue was charged with...
  • DCFS crowding overburdens children's shelter

    DCFS crowding overburdens children's shelter
    After being beaten with a pan and left in the dark for hours bound to a pole, the 11-year-old girl escaped from her abusive home through a basement window and walked barefoot six blocks to the La Grange police station one summer night in 2011. "She...