This week on SSW Radio we shared interviews with two local photographers of Chicago’s past and present, learned about the Englewood steering committee, and honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a new Weekly Read
This week on SSW Radio we dug up the past, listening to art and music performances from the 2017 archives, welcomed back a host, and announced an upcoming special interview.
This week on SSW Radio, we spoke with a musician, discussed transit activism in Chicago, and heard your New Year’s resolutions
This week on SSW Radio, we spoke with cafe patrons, discussed local efforts to respond to natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico, and learned about the history of South Side Weekly
Christina Salesberry, a Hyde Park resident, was the runner up in the nut category of this year’s South Side Pie Challenge. She shared her recipe for “Black Bottom Pie, You Make the Rockin’ World Go Round” with the Weekly.
This week on SSW Radio, we spoke with a home baker, and heard holiday histories from Pilsen and stories from Englewood
This chocolate cake recipe nearly has the consistency of a brownie—there’s dense, chocolatey goodness in each bite. I find it particularly great as the base for a winter pinecone decoration because the cake is so flat. Also, without those pinecones, this cake is a squat little thing, so the pinecone decorations and the cake are like in a symbiotic relationship.
When Anne Keough, the branch manager at Blackstone Library, looked in the cabinets behind her desk during recent renovations, she didn’t expect to find a treasure trove of historic documents. Blackstone Library opened in Kenwood in 1904 as the first branch of the Chicago Public Library system. In Keough’s office sat volumes of Shakespeare from the late 1800s, old copies of the Hyde Park Herald, and decades-old library policies. Weekly editor Rod Sawyer spoke with Keough about her discoveries, the history of the Chicago Public Library System, and the importance of time capsules.
This week on SSW Radio, we spoke with a home baker, pizza lovers, and heard stories about community in Englewood