South Shore News

NOF Grant Opportunity Meeting

Monday, February 11th
Neighborhood Opportunity Fund
South Shore Chamber

We are pleased to announce that Mayor Emanuel has opened the
Neighborhood Opportunity Fund program for a third round of applications for
projects seeking grants up to $250,000. (Projects needing assistance of more than
$250,000 continue to be accepted on a rolling basis.) We are hosting an
informational ...

SSCI Holiday Party

Wednesday,  December 19th, 2018 


Henry L. English Entrepreneur Center, 1750 E. 71st Street, Chicago, IL 60649

RSVP:  773-955-9508

Tree Lighting Ceremony

SSA #42 is kicking off the holiday season with our annual tree lighting ceremony taking place
Friday, November 30 th on 71 st & Stony Island at 5:30pm.

Bring the family and help us celebrate
the season of peace, love and unity in South ShoreThis year we are showcasing a special holiday ...

C+S+S 2018

Friday, November 23rd | Opening Reception | 6pm-9pm | 2226 E. 71st Street + Saturday, November 24th | NOON-8pm  +  Sunday, November 25th | NOON-6pm

In the spirit of Renew ’71, the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and Special Service Area 42 (SSA #42) in partnership with Eric Williams owner of the famed Silver Room in ...

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 ...