Mariah Rush

Staff Reporter
A Northwestern University poll on the Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas contest for mayor finds Latino voters are still “up for grabs” while race and a generational divide are also key factors in the election.
Four community leaders vie for City Council seats left open by the departures of longtime alderpersons Sawyer and Brookins.
Groups like Dion’s Chicago Dream and Trek World USA have been given grants from South Side Community Health Organization.
Set on the South Side, the series is produced by Marsai Martin (“black-ish”) and centers on a trio of teen girls determined to become the best at their skating rink.
A baby born after a partner’s death. The ‘Tamale Guy,’ left with a raspy voice but working a gain. A girl, 13, and a grandmother, both struggling with long COVID. A nurse, exhausted but pushing on. All share a sense of loss and a need to push on.
Incumbents Michelle Harris (8th), Anthony Beale (9th) and Jeanette Taylor (20th) had comfortable leads Tuesday evening. With a wide field of candidates, at least some races are expected to be headed to the April 4 runoff.
The New Vanguard and the museum partnered for “Creatives of Color,” a rotating exhibition spotlighting four Chicago artists. Nikko Washington’s installation highlights the dehumanization of famous boxers.
The museum is slated to open on the Near West Side next year. Spinderella will curate the museum’s music room.
Ald. Michelle Harris (8th) and Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) face challengers who promise revitalization and growth in their South Side wards.