January 24, 2018

Empire Dance Institute

Founder Latisha Waters started Empire Dance Institute 18 years ago. Her team teaches modern dance, jazz, hip hop, and more. Students come after school and on weekends. They stay focused, learn, and have fun! Visit them at 2043 E. 75th Street or learn more here.

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November 10, 2017

South Side Community Arts Center: A National Treasure

The South Side Community Arts Center was declared a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As reported in the Chicago Tribune: “The South Side Community Arts Center helps to tell an important story about African-American artists at a time when segregation and racism prevented many of them from more fully contributing to the cultural life of the …

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September 26, 2017

Evelyn’s Food Love

Evelyn worked at Northwestern University as head chef, serving great food to thousands of guests and patients each year. She opened Evelyn’s Food Love so she could “serve healthy home-cooked meals in [her] own community.” Dilara is at Evelyn’s every week. Her favorites are the barbecue chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, and peach cobbler. Evelyn’s Food Love is located at 5522 …

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