| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:40 AM
West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed.
On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
| May 20, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Away from the clamor of protesters and the glitter of a city dressed up for the NATO summit, first lady Michelle Obama and the spouses of foreign heads of state spent Sunday afternoon on the South Side, less than a mile from the neighborhood where she...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 8:41 PM
In a dark storage facility in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, a beat-up Chicago Transit Authority bus is being prepared to roll out.
The bus was put out of service because it had been used for more than a dozen years. Now it gets a second life...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 9:23 AM
East Garfield Park on Monday saw its second homicide of the month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 20-year-old man was shot to death in the 600 block of South Sacramento Avenue, officials said. Earlier this month, a 28-year-old man...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 6:58 PM
Six men and two women were shot to death in eight South Side community areas from Monday to Tuesday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The victims Monday were: a 16-year-old woman in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in New City;...
| Jul 9, 2011
There are more than 175 movies-under-the-stars screenings scheduled for Chicago's parks this summer. Most will feature standard Hollywood fare, from "Meet the Parents" at Fulton River Park July 26 to "Shrek Forever After" at Smith Park Aug. 11.
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The Chicago Department of Transportation is seeking input from South Side residents on how to improve public transit in the South Lakefront Corridor--the area spanning from 22nd Street to 95th Street east of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
CDOT is holding a...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Austin and Greater Grand Crossing each saw two homicides in the last week, putting them among the community areas with the most homicides so far this year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 17-year-old boy was shot to...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:09 AM
A woman is being questioned today following a domestic-related fight this morning that escalated when she fatally stabbed a man in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, officials said.
The incident happened in the 7800 block of South Greenwood Avenue...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Greater Grand Crossing and the Lower West Side each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Greater Grand Crossing, a 30-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7000 block of South Perry...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said.
The community area, which...