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When Gregory Harden and his family moved into the Washington Park neighborhood in 2005, he was 16 and his mother didn't want him going anywhere near the stores on the southeast corner of 55th Place and Prairie Avenue. A once-pristine-and-stately 10,000-...
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...
Tags: Roderick T. Sawyer, Pies and Tarts, Business, Sales, Chatham
Tribune reporterA Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him after the officer and his partner chased the man for a few blocks in the Greater Grand Crossing area this morning, police and a union spokesman said. The shooting took place a little...
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...
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...
Tags: Jackson Park
Tribune reporterThree teens and a man were shot Thursday afternoon on Chicago’s South Side. Each person, wounded in separate attacks, survived. An male, possibly 18 years old, was shot near the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and 75th Street about 9:...
Tribune reporterThe son of slain Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey appeared before a Cook County judge today on weapons charges, including unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a stolen firearm. Michael Bailey Jr., 28, was arrested Friday, after police...
Tags: Lawyers, Judges, Michigan, Weaponry, Human Interest
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. But...
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...
Chicago Breaking NewsA man was found fatally shot early today in the South Side's Park Manor neighborhood, police said.About 3:20 a.m., a man in his mid 20s was shot in the 7000 block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to Grand Crossing District police.The...
Special to the TribuneThe place: They call it an outpost. The 250-square-foot location, shared by Hot Tix and housed in the Chicago Visitor Information Center in the Water Works building, is dwarfed by a cafe and reading lounge. There isn't much to it. The outpost, or...
Tribune staff reporterFirst impressions: Look for the colorful awning on a bustling strip of East 79th Street in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Yassa African Restaurant serves up hot plates of Senegalese favorites. The main dining room is casual, filled with half a...
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