Karen Slattery

Recent Articles

How “Doors Open” Became a Success

How “Doors Open” Became a Success

58% of last year's attendees went to neighborhoods they'd never seen.

Improvements to Near North Side Housing Made

Improvements to Near North Side Housing Made

City partners with development companies and BMO Harris Bank to refurbish 35 housing units in Harambee and Lindsay Heights.

Pop-Up Museum Celebrates Local Culture

Pop-Up Museum Celebrates Local Culture

A museum pops up at the Silver City International Food & Art Walk

Bronzeville Art Studio Seeks to Serve Youth

Bronzeville Art Studio Seeks to Serve Youth

Brothers who run studio offer after school programs and a "safe place" for neighborhood youth.

A Safe Home for Former Prostitutes

A Safe Home for Former Prostitutes

New Catholic institution will give women two years to turn their lives around.

The March To Stop Violence

The March To Stop Violence

Rain didn't stop last weekend's march across the 16th Viaduct.

I See the Future of Riverwest

I See the Future of Riverwest

Organizer and MANDI finalist Jan Christensen helped residents create a newspaper, food co-op, river trail and bakery.

Program Gives Renters Chance to Buy Foreclosed Homes

Program Gives Renters Chance to Buy Foreclosed Homes

South Side non-profit rehabs vacant homes and sets up rent-to-own deals.

New Health Clinic Will Serve Central City

New Health Clinic Will Serve Central City

Gospel music concert will raise money to build three-story, 42,000-square-foot medical center on Lisbon Avenue.

Frigid Weather Endangers Animals

Frigid Weather Endangers Animals

Stray cats and dogs may suffer hypothermia, frostbite, swollen footpads and other ailments, animal shelters and hospitals find.

Please Choose Our School

Please Choose Our School

Hundreds attend MPS school fair that helps parents and children decide where to enroll.