Chicago Mayor Richard Daley said he's considering options to turn the former Michael Reese hospital site into a technology park.An advisory panel will recommend ways to bring tech-based industries to the site on Chicago's South Side.Daley said the project will extend beyond his mayoral term.
In "Eight Forty-Eight's" new series, Mayor Mondays, the show explores life in Chicago, how it’s changed under Mayor Richard M. Daley and how it will change under new leadership. Over the past few weeks, "Eight Forty-Eight" talked about food and health.
Updated: 1:57pm: The founder of Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African-American History has died at the age of 93. Margaret Burroughs believed in public accessibility of art. Up until a month ago Burroughs went bowling every Friday night.
Leida Villegas, also known as Lady Sol, pulled together some kids from the South Side and some kids from the West Side, called them the FootworKINGz, and got them a national TV commercial. After King Charles and Tee-Jay booked the commercial we shot a music video for this group from Chica
Leida Villegas, also known as Lady Sol, has been describing how she first met “King” Charles, which led to the start of the FootworKINGz.(by parthapc via Flickr) At the time, Charles was working at Popeye’s on the South Side and his dream was to ma
(photo by Lee Bey)Put your hands together for one of the city's most striking pieces of architecture: First Church of Deliverance, an Art Moderne beauty at 4315 S. Wabash.The church was built in 1939 and designed by Walter T.