Life expectancy in West Garfield Park is 16 years less than in the Loop. Now, a new initiative promises to reduce that gap by half by 2030. What will it take to reduce the gap?
The 23-year-old construction trainee in West Garfield Park explains how easy it is to get pulled into a gang—and how he got out.
The 18-year-old high school student in West Austin talks about growing up around violence and why she wants to start her own business.
The 39-year-old mother in East Garfield Park asks why all Chicagoans aren’t paying attention to the public health crisis on the West Side.
Darianna Jackson of West Garfield Park shares her love of cooking and the challenges of living on the West Side.
The huge health system’s goal to reduce massive health disparities in the city is unprecedented. To succeed, it needs to undo decades of racist policies and disinvestment.
With the owner’s atypical methods and ingredients, this Pilsen spot’s tamales offer some unique options.
The ambassador to the UN and former South Carolina governor discussed her boss’s social media account, the advice she got from Henry Kissinger, and relations with North Korea with David Axelrod at the U. of C.
With a median sale price of $880k, the suburb has a lot of big houses. Which means many of them aren’t going fast.
The city’s first magic bar in nearly 20 years is 6,000 square feet of cocktails, sleight-of-hand, and cabaret—and getting in is a trick in itself.