Across Chicago


Beginning October 1, Chicago museums will host the first ever ‘Museum Week’. Over a dozen museums across the city will be participants, with several offering free admission during the week.

The Chicago Reader profiles Richard Morrisroe, a former Chicago priest, whose involvement in Civil Rights-era activism resulted in a nearly fatal attack.

A look at Halsted, the city’s second-longest street, and the diverse neighborhoods it runs through.

South Side

(Englewood, West Englewood, Roseland, South Shore, and more)

Photo Credit: Trauma Center Coalition

Photo Credit: Trauma Center Coalition

University of Chicago Medicine and Sinai Health Systems are partnering to open a Level 1 trauma center at Holy Cross Hospital. The announcement comes after five years of protesting from South Side activists.

South Side Weekly’s “Interview Issue” features conversations with a diverse pool of South Side residents including 13 year old Lyk Singleton’s love of comic books and rap in “When I Was a Kid”.

My Block, My Hood, My City organizes field trips for South Side teens to explore parts of the city they might not be able to access otherwise. The organization has created t-shirts to support the project.

West Side

(Austin, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, and more)

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‘The People’s Pope’ Francis (virtually) visits Christo Rey Jesuit High School in Pilsen in prepartion for his U.S. visit.

The Salvation Army is opening a massive new campus in Humboldt Park which will feature a food pantry, substance abuse treatment center, and community center.