A proposal to build a bus rapid transit line on Ashland Avenue might prove to be the kind of transit project the city needs, functioning as an effective conduit between the North and South Sides.
by Isaac Dalke •
Although Bridgeport has a reputation as one of Chicago’s great Irish American neighborhoods, the neighborhood now supports a diverse and integrated cultural community.
by Ari Feldman •
Last Thursday, the Chicago Plan Commission approved Mesa Development’s proposal for Vue53, a Hyde Park commercial and residential development that would replace a Mobil gas station and adjoining car wash on 53rd Street, just north of Nichols Park.
by Josh Kovensky •
Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, leader of the Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, shapes a faith.
by Jeanne Lieberman •
Like most people, Annie Robinson says she “used to see aging as a decline.” Now, however, she’s learned to look forward to growing old–”it’s a sort of renaissance,” she says.
by Osita Nwanevu •
About ten minutes before State Representative Christian Mitchell’s first open house last Saturday, a tall man walks in with a large tray of sandwiches.
by Zachary Goldhammer •
The Cooperation Operation is a “network of friends” who have dedicated themselves to the total transformation of one 2.5-acre plot of land, from vacant lot into sustainable agricultural center for Pullman.
by Shazia Ali •
Cibola provides a community-focused space that is already home to a diverse array of startups and projects, such as web developers, a bio-tech company, two film festivals, and more.