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Chicago’s West Side Hosts Bank of America Inaugural Half-Marathon

Chicago’s West Side Hosts Bank of America Inaugural Half-Marathon

Friday afternoon barricades were placed on sidewalks along Douglas and Independence Boulevards stating the roads would be cut off Sunday, June 5, 2022 (from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Many West Side residents were unaware of the three-day health and wellness festival, including the half marathon hosted by Bank of America, set to take place […]

Chicago Bally’s Casino Proposal Faces Scrutiny Before City Council Vote

The City of Chicago has weighed the idea of building a casino downtown or close to downtown for years now. Significant progress has been made in 2022 with the City Council’s Special Committee on the Chicago Casino, appointed by the Mayor’s administration, approving a proposal by Bally’s to build one on the Chicago River in […]

Are Police Officers Needed in Chicago Public Schools?

Are Police Officers Needed in Chicago Public Schools?

There is no easy answer about having a police presence in schools. To make such decisions for a school, someone must ensure that students and their families are appropriately represented. Some of Chicago’s K-12 public schools lack proper representation to make good choices for their students, whereas others have none. Perhaps the decision about the […]

Pregnant Woman Killed by Two Gunmen

Pregnant Woman Killed by Two Gunmen

Just three months pregnant, a mother-to-be was found unresponsive in her vehicle. The pregnant woman was known all around Englewood for being a great personality, along with the eagerness to be a mother. The pregnant woman was 29 years of age, a well-known hair technician, and was a very talented worker everyone who was related […]

Black-Owned North Lawndale Market to Provide Fresh Produce

Black-Owned North Lawndale Market to Provide Fresh Produce

A new store is coming to the west side of Chicago that will offer fresh food. North Lawndale Fresh Meat & Produce Market is set to open in Spring 2022 on S. Pulaski Road. Currently, Freshway Market located on W. Roosevelt Road is the only grocery store in Lawndale. Other stores that were providing food […]

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