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Public indoor track facility at Gately Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined After School Matters, Exelon Corporation, local and state officials and community members...

A hole in one for the elite

By Keith Chambers, Chicago Crusader It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the Jackson Park golf course in East Woodlawn. The sunny skies and mild...

Dead Globetrotter finally gets headstone after 39 years

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Retired Westinghouse Professor Bennie W. Johnson, his students, Rev. Paul Jakes and others recently installed Leon Hillard as a Black...

63rd Street Beach House crumbling

By Erick Johnson The big weekend is here. The Weber ™ grill has been cleaned, the ribs marinated and the cooler stocked with a fresh...

A capacity audience at South Shore Cultural Center

It was a full house for singer, J’nai Bridges and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago at the South Shore Cultural Center on Sunday, May...

Free community runs in Chicago neighborhood park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) recently announced ‘Go Run, a free series of organized and...

Local talent sought for Teens In The Park (T.I.P.) Fest

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and Donda House, Inc., recently announced that auditions will be held for young adults wishing to perform...

Teens get paid through After School Matters® programs

After School Matters is now accepting teen applications for its Spring program session. More than 300 programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and...