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Videos of a Chicago police officer shooting a 13-year-old on the West Side were given to his family, but there's no word yet on if the footage will be public. buff.ly/3yMvM9Y
Pullman Tech Workshop is teaching people of color and women construction and woodworking skills in the hopes of giving them career opportunities in old trades. buff.ly/3IEoYju
Ald. Harry Osterman won't seek reelection after three terms as Edgewater and Uptown's lead official. buff.ly/3PaP9R7
The Rebuild Foundation is looking for more artists-in-residence for its Retreat at Currency Exchange Cafe. buff.ly/3PNxbnZ
Jersey Mike's Subs is coming to Pork & Mindy's former Old Irving Park spot in October. buff.ly/3uR9T8w
The Bronzeville Art District Tour is back β€” and so is the trolley. buff.ly/3Pavml2
CPS is holding back-to-school bashes for students to meet classmates and teachers and get vaccinated against COVID-19. buff.ly/3PafAqf
Want to get married on the Mag Mile? Couples can enter a contest for a wedding (and honeymoon). buff.ly/3Pac9Qs
Catch reporter @mack_liederman on @wttw at 6:30 p.m. TODAY talking about violence in Chicago β€” and how neighbors have been left wondering why they don't get the resources and attention they need to make change. Read: buff.ly/3zbpuCc
3 years ago today, a gator captured Chicago's heart. 🐊 Block Club broke the news, you named him Chance the Snapper & Gator Watch became the story of the summer. To celebrate that wonderful time, snap your Gator Watch print by artist Ryan Duggan here:buff.ly/3ypqfGktL
Mayor Lightfoot appointed former Ald. Michael Scott Jr. to the Chicago Board of Education, which his father once ran. Scott's former aldermanic seat is staying in the family, too. Lightfoot appointed his sister, Monique Scott, to replace him. buff.ly/3aP96xU
Helfeld's Deli will open this weekend in Wicker Park with New York Bagel & Bialy on the menu. buff.ly/3REDOdE
It's a great day to take a tour of Boxville, on Episode 51 of 'It's All Good' @BlockClubCHI podcast! Then you gotta go there in person. Accelerating entrepreneurs who will keep $$$ in the neighborhood is one great way to help a community grow. πŸ“» -apple.co/3aCEoYRrB
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The Silver Room Block Party is back this weekend. Here's how to go in style: buff.ly/3o4pHRo.
Chicagoans will hold a protest today in Woodlawn after police in North Carolina killed Jada Johnson as she experienced a mental health crisis. buff.ly/3O9hOoC
A man who threatened a shooting at North Coast music fest was taken into custody after attacking his mom, officials say. buff.ly/3cctREd
This morning on @OnTheBlockChi, get a look into the Chicago neighborhoods and why they're turning to private armed security. See this and more at 10A on #CW26.πŸŽ₯πŸ™ Powered b@BlockClubCHIHXp
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Wear masks indoors and get vaccinated and tested as COVID-19 BA.5 spreads, county health officials say. buff.ly/3cf40LR
Pullman Tech Workshop is teaching people of color and women construction and woodworking skills in the hopes of giving them career opportunities in old trades. buff.ly/3IEoYju
Ald. Harry Osterman won't seek reelection after three terms as Edgewater and Uptown's lead official. buff.ly/3PaP9R7
Pilsen's newest art event begins today, highlighting local artists, performers and businesses. buff.ly/3O5EMwB
Chicago's only Fatburger could open in Chatham this fall. buff.ly/3yMTdjP
A veteran bar manager is opening Deep Red Wine Merchant in Avondale: "I want wine to be approachable, accessible and fun." buff.ly/3IIfAv7
A Lincoln Square affordable housing development that was almost lost to a battle over parking is now moving forward after an agreement to add units and reduce parking. buff.ly/3yJ75LJ
Videos of a Chicago police officer shooting a 13-year-old on the West Side were given to his family, but there's no word yet on if the footage will be public. buff.ly/3yMvM9Y
Violent crime is "the top health concern" for surveyed South Siders, a UChicago study found. buff.ly/3RGuxlI
Newly installed life rings helped save a man from drowning in Rogers Park. buff.ly/3APaVWl
The Rebuild Foundation is looking for more artists-in-residence for its Retreat at Currency Exchange Cafe. buff.ly/3PNxbnZ
Officer Nicholas Jovanovich resigned before he could be fired for hitting Miracle Boyd at a protest in July 2020. β€œThe cycle of police officers escaping accountability is almost inevitable to me,” Boyd said Friday. blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/15/mir…
Helfeld's Deli will open this weekend in Wicker Park with New York Bagel & Bialy on the menu. buff.ly/3REDOdE
The Bronzeville Art District Tour is back β€” and so is the trolley. buff.ly/3Pavml2
Want to get married on the Mag Mile? Couples can enter a contest for a wedding (and honeymoon). buff.ly/3Pac9Qs
Congratulations to Block Club Bronzeville reporter @thewayoftheid, a recipient of the @GirlsLikeMeProj Ida Guides Me Award, honoring Black women in media who continue the legacy of groundbreaking journalist Ida B. Wells.
We've been waiting years to take this photo. @BlockClubCHI, class of 2022 ✨
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Mayor Lightfoot appointed former Ald. Michael Scott Jr. to the Chicago Board of Education, which his father once ran. Scott's former aldermanic seat is staying in the family, too. Lightfoot appointed his sister, Monique Scott, to replace him. buff.ly/3aP96xU
After learning that Illinois didn't have an official State Rock, a group of suburban middle school students with a passion for geology were able to change that. @BpopeTV tells us more about the students that made Dolostone the newly-official State Rock.
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Jersey Mike's Subs is coming to Pork & Mindy's former Old Irving Park spot in October. buff.ly/3uR9T8w
CPS is holding back-to-school bashes for students to meet classmates and teachers and get vaccinated against COVID-19. buff.ly/3PafAqf
3 years ago, a wayward gator captured Chicago's heart. 🐊 Block Club broke the news, you named him Chance the Snapper + Gator Watch became the story of the summer. To celebrate that wonderful time, snap your Gator Watch print by artist Ryan Duggan here:buff.ly/3ypqfGktH
Chicagoans will hold a protest Saturday in Woodlawn after police in North Carolina killed Jada Johnson as she experienced a mental health crisis. buff.ly/3O9hOoC
A man who threatened a shooting at North Coast music fest was taken into custody after attacking his mom, officials say. buff.ly/3cctREd
Wear masks indoors and get vaccinated and tested as COVID-19 BA.5 spreads, county health officials say. buff.ly/3cf40LR
Pullman Tech Workshop is teaching people of color and women construction and woodworking skills in the hopes of giving them career opportunities in old trades. buff.ly/3IEoYju
BREAKING: Ald. Harry Osterman won't seek reelection after three terms as Edgewater and Uptown's lead official. buff.ly/3PaP9R7
Pilsen's newest art event begins today, highlighting local artists, performers and businesses. buff.ly/3O5EMwB
Chicago's only Fatburger could open in Chatham this fall. buff.ly/3yMTdjP
A veteran bar manager is opening Deep Red Wine Merchant in Avondale: "I want wine to be approachable, accessible and fun." buff.ly/3IIfAv7
A Lincoln Square affordable housing development that was almost lost to a battle over parking is now moving forward after an agreement to add units and reduce parking. buff.ly/3yJ75LJ
Videos of a Chicago police officer shooting a 13-year-old on the West Side were given to his family, but there's no word yet on if the footage will be public. buff.ly/3yMvM9Y
Violent crime is "the top health concern" for surveyed South Siders, a UChicago study found. buff.ly/3RGuxlI
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