Pilsen Pantry Pitches In With Food Drive For Neighbors Miles Away In Auburn Gresham, Which Was Hard By LootingOn Monday, one community that was spared much of the violence was coming turning to help another that was hit hard.
Chicago's South Side Left With Few Food Options After Weekend Violence"Now you have to go out of your way to get this stuff. People that don't have a car. People that do not have family and friends."
Black Girls Break Bread Steps In As Looting Leaves Food Deserts Even Worse OffFirst with the coronavirus and now with looting, it is harder than ever before for some families in Chicago to get food.
Looting, Fires Leave Food Deserts Harder Hit Than Ever In ChicagoAccess to food in the city's food desserts is being made that much harder by this past weekend's violent unrest.
City Hall: Food Deserts Shrunk 20 Percent Since 2011The City of Chicago is celebrating a milestone in its efforts to reduce so-called "food deserts" in low-income neighborhoods.
Illinois Fresh Food Fund To Provide Groceries For 'Food Deserts'Illinoisans in so called "food deserts" will have better access to fresh food under a new state program.
New Ordinance Allows For Fresh Produce Carts In Food DesertsA new city ordinance aims to increase the flow of fresh produce into so-called food deserts in Chicago.
Jennifer Hudson Opens Weight Loss Center In Hyde ParkAcademy Award winner and Chicago native Jennifer Hudson opened a new weight loss center in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Tuesday.
Real Estate Firm: Food Desert Crisis Continues In ChicagoA real estate research company says food stores have been expanding in Chicago's South and West sides, but not enough to change the name from food deserts.
Fresh Produce Coming To More Walgreens DrugstoresMore Chicago area Walgreens drugstores will soon offer fresh produce.
Emanuel Announces 600 New Walgreens Jobs; Threatens 625 City JobsMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Walgreens is set to bring 600 jobs to Chicago over the next two years, but at the same time he warned of up to 625 city layoffs if labor unions don’t agree to cost savings measures.
Emanuel Praises Save-A-Lot For Tackling Food DesertsMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Thursday praised the Save-A-Lot grocery store chain for taking steps to reduce the number of so-called "food deserts" in Chicago by building five new stores and promising to build 30 by 2015.
Emanuel Seeks To Eliminate Food DesertsRahm Emanuel claims to be the only mayoral candidate with a plan to address the lack of grocery stores in some South Side neighborhoods – often called "food deserts."