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West Englewood captures women of history including Englewood resident Gwen Johnson (pictured below) in new mural inspired by the women’s marches. 

Community comes together to paint its history

September 11, 2017

A once-bare wall in West Englewood now displays a vibrantly colored mural that honors historically powerful women. Installed on the side of 63rd Street Food and Liquor between Honore and Wood streets, ...

Pop Up shops put on by the Chicago Design Market on the third floor of Block 37 on State St. on Aug. 29.

Pop-up shops let creators experiment

September 5, 2017

Tanner Woodford, founder and executive director of the Chicago Design Museum, is all about “creating unexpected cultural experiences.”The museum is extending this concept by way of the Chicago Design Ma...

The Old Town School of Folk Music is coming back to I Grow Chicago in Englewood after a summer partnership that brought drumming and poetry workshops to the nonprofit. 

Old Town School of Folk Music coming to Englewood

October 3, 2016

After a successful summer partnership, a North Side music school is collaborating with an Englewood nonprofit for an after-school program starting Tuesday, Oct. 4.Robin Carroll, founder and president of I Grow...

CTA increases service on Far South Side

CTA increases service on Far South Side

By Metro Reporter

September 19, 2016

More frequent bus routes have come to Chicago’s Far South Side neighborhoods, according to a Sept. 2 press release from the mayor’s office announcing six bus routes that have started offering more rel...


Transformative Tattoos—using body art to heal mental and physical scars

February 15, 2016

Each piece of body art has a backstory. It may have been the result of a desire to get a matching tattoo with a childhood friend or the product of an impulsive decision.Increasingly, women are using ta...

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