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Greater Grand Crossing

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  • Trice: Group battles homelessness, blight by taking over abandoned homes

    Trice: Group battles homelessness, blight by taking over abandoned homes
    Since 2010, the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign has taken over nearly 30 abandoned South and West Side residences, rehabbed them and moved in homeless families.
  • Brown Sugar Bakery anchors Grand Crossing renaissance

    Brown Sugar Bakery anchors Grand Crossing renaissance
    Some neighborhoods have it all, and some neighborhoods have very little, but only one Chicago neighborhood, Greater Grand Crossing, has Stephanie Hart and her Brown Sugar Bakery. There, every day you can get cupcakes the size of small children's heads...

    Arts Incubator space revitalizes troubled youth, neighborhood

    Arts Incubator space revitalizes troubled youth, neighborhood
    When Gregory Harden and his family moved into the Washington Park neighborhood in 2005, he was 16 and his mother didn't want him going anywhere near the stores on the southeast corner of 55th Place and Prairie Avenue. A once-pristine-and-stately 10,000-...

    Man fatally shot in Greater Grand Crossing

     
    A man was found fatally shot early today in the South Side's Park Manor neighborhood, police said.About 3:20 a.m., a man in his mid 20s was shot in the 7000 block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to Grand Crossing District police.The...

    Carrying on the Uncle John name

    Carrying on the Uncle John name
    Legendary South Side pitmaster Mack Sevier suffered from diabetes and heart problems while pulling long hours at his beloved Uncle John's BBQ. It was a terrible combination. So last fall, on the recommendation of doctors, he closed shop at 69th Street and...