Features | Food | Labor

Rise and Fall

As Nabisco’s largest factory plans to move 600 jobs out of the Southwest Side, the bakery’s employees haven’t lost hope

by Zach Taylor


Garfield & Wabash

Developer hopes to restore glory of historic Washington Park bakery

by Alex Harrell


After the Fire

Three waitresses reflect on their time at the well-known Nuevo Leon restaurant in Pilsen that tragically burned down in December.

by South Side Weekly

Stage & Screen

Familiar Sounds of Satchmo

A number of South Side organizations have partnered for a festival honoring the life and legacy of Louis Armstrong

by Emiliano Burr Di Mauro

Music | Violence

Rap Becomes the Remedy

The Music Vs. Gun Violence campaign urges Chicagoans to think twice before picking up a gun

by Emiliano Burr Di Mauro

Stage & Screen

Today's Vanguard

Black Cinema House connects the Black Panthers and contemporary activist organizations

by Kanisha Williams

Visual Arts

Gripping Art

“Present Standard” and “Librería Donceles” make the Cultural Center all touchy and feely

by Stephen Urchick


Calling Local Writers

Newly formed writing group hopes to foster South Side literary talent

by Ada Alozie