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Millennium Park is turning 20, and Chicagoans can join the celebration with four days of free activities from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21. The park, which opened in 2004, has become a beloved cultural hub and a...
There's never a dull moment in Summertime Chi. From food festivals to outdoor concerts, there's always something to keep you entertained and satisfied. If you're looking to enjoy Chicago on a budget, you'll find plenty of options as well....
As summer embraces the city, the South Side of Chicago comes alive with electrifying music, delicious food, and a strong sense of community. This guide helps you navigate the diverse neighborhoods and summer festivities, while also highlighting other events...
Looking to enjoy one of several scientific exhibits this new year? The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago released its schedule for free museum entry days for Illinois residents, through June 2024. From Monday, January 22nd, you and your...
Looking to kick off 2024 with a splash? The Shedd Aquarium has unveiled its schedule for free admission days through June 2024. Starting Tuesday, January 9, you and your family have the opportunity to delve into the marvels of aquatic...
According to CollegeFactual.com, accounting is the 8th most popular major in the nation. Surprised? During the 2020-2021 academic year, there were more than 99,000 accounting degrees awarded by U.S. colleges and universities. That's down from the prior year's total...
CHICAGO, June 24, 2023 /Chicago Southsider/ -- Charlene Rhinehart of Chicago has been selected to represent the state of Illinois in the 2023 International Ms. Pageant. This esteemed event, set to take place on September 3, 2023, will gather delegates from across the globe to...
Paul G. Stewart was a trailblazer in the field of accounting. In 1937, Stewart became one of the few Black CPAs in the country during the New Deal Era. He became the second Black CPA in Illinois, 14 years...
As the temperature rises and summer embraces the city, the South Side of Chicago comes alive with electrifying music, mouthwatering delicacies, and a strong sense of community. This guide is your passport to navigating the diverse tapestry of neighborhoods...
We need your help! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter now to help us preserve our history and share upcoming vacant lot sales and developments on Chicago’s South Side. Learn more about how Lorraine Hansberry's family transformed the South Side of Chicago. ——— From music...
Reviving Woodlawn: The Legacy of the Hansberry Family and the Future of Black Development in Chicago. Lorraine Hansberry's family made history by becoming one of the first African Americans to move into Woodlawn on Chicago's South Side. Lorraine Hansberry, who...
We need your help! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter now to help us preserve our history and share upcoming vacant lot sales and developments on Chicago’s South Side. Chicago's South Side has a rich history of African American culture and community, but that wasn't...
Originally published in March 2022 on Facebook Bulletin Chicago Southsider is on a mission to showcase the best of Chicago's South Side one block at a time. In honor of Women's History Month, we are recognizing women who are...
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appeared at the ribbon cutting for phase one of West Woodlawn Pointe, speaking candidly about how communities like West Woodlawn have suffered from disinvestment and marginalization, and the role that the Cook County...
"Just think. There will be generations that think it's perfectly normal for a major street in downtown Chicago to be named after an African American woman. Ida B Wells made history in her quest for equal rights. We made...
If you want a list of upcoming events, opportunities, festival updates, and solutions journalism stories delivered to your inbox every week, you can subscribe to our newsletter on Substack. "There should be no child on the South Side of Chicago who...
Hello October! Leaves start changing colors, and Caramel Apple Cider becomes the drink of the season.
Visiting Cape Cod in the summer offers the perfect opportunity to explore this enchanting destination. You'll enjoy the beauty of Cape Cod’s streets and its beaches without the hustle and bustle. Our adventure began with a 90-minute ferry ride, where...
Words can hardly capture the visual splendor of the Big Cypress Lodge. As one of Memphis' hidden treasures, this unique hotel offers an experience you won’t find anywhere else in the world. You might have to see it to...
I’ve never heard other travelers bragging about the food in London, but it's clear they’ve missed this hidden gem that I stumbled upon. It satisfied my every craving and expanded my culinary horizons! Meet the TĪNG Restaurant, located in the...
Summer is in full swing, and one of the best ways to enjoy the fresh, local produce in Chicago is by visiting the farmers markets located across the city's diverse neighborhoods. These markets, often run by community groups and...
Chicago Montessori School teacher Jasmine Williams has advanced to the final round in the America’s Favorite Teacher competition. You can vote here every 24 hours to help Jasmine Williams become America's Favorite Teacher. Out of nearly 70,000 teachers who began...
CHICAGO, May 22, 2024 - Chicago Montessori School teacher Jasmine Williams has advanced to the semifinals in the America's Favorite Teacher competition. Out of nearly 70,000 teachers who began this journey, only 64 remain, and now Jasmine Williams needs your...
From music festivals to cultural events, there’s never a dull moment in Chicago. If you’re traveling to Chicago or live here in the city, you’ll have a chance to experience festivals and events all summer long. We’ve put together a...