Organizers hope to invigorate the business corridor along South 13th Street, increase safety and better connect residents and amenities in the surrounding neighborhoods.
For Laura Manriquez, community service has often centered around making sure her neighbors, especially children, have enough to eat every day.
VIA, the nonprofit organization formerly known as Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, serves residents of Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park and focuses on affordable housing, economic development and grassroots leadership.
Although the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino took the biggest hit, it hopes to bounce back as other businesses see signs of hope.
Residents won’t have to worry about utility disconnections until April thanks to a decision Thursday by the Public Service Commission.
El Rey is accused of price gouging, but owners deny the charges, saying “We will continue to search for the best deals we can and provide the cheapest prices.”
The family of the man injured in an acid attack in November on the South Side expressed anger Wednesday that the suspect in the case is out of jail.
Pulaski/Carmen High School basketball coach Melvin White works to ensure his kids win in the game of life.
The Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers will open its eighth clinic in 2020. This one focuses on providing much needed behavioral and mental health services.
For the most part, the transition from Poles to Hispanics in the Polonia neighborhood has been quiet. But the Nov. 1 acid attack on Mahud Villalaz, 42, has led to a new unease about race in the neighborhood, with some fearful they could become the next victim.