South Shore News


Theaster Gates is reopening a slicker Arts Bank this weekend

The Stony Island Arts Bank may soon be the trendiest place to meet for a drink on the south side. Its creator—artist, arts entrepreneur, and community developer Theaster Gates—is applying for a liquor license. He hopes to finally get the gorgeous 19th-century wooden bar that he installed during the building’s ...

Timeline: Obama Presidential Center Meetings

Tuesday, March 28 – The Obama Foundation hosted a community meet and greet reception with the architectural team for the Obama Presidential Center at the DuSable Museum of African American History. Invited guests met and spoke with architects Tod Williams, Billie Tsien and Dina Griffin. The design team discussed their ...

South Side CTA service expansion begins

The city released renderings for the new 95th Street terminal for the Red Line next year.

The design includes a distinct red color, which will serve as an identifier.

The No. 26 South Shore Express bus will begin its extended service starting Monday. Heading northbound and southbound earlier than currently schedule, the ...

South Shore’s Revitalization Goes Beyond Obama Center

In addition to the President Library and Center, there are hopes of redeveloping the old Michael Reese Hospital and the U.S. Steel South Works sites, as well as improving the Jackson Park golf course Anton Seals Jr., a community activist with the coalition known as South Shore Works, says it’s ...