About Mary L. Datcher

Editor-in-Chief of Bronzeville Life, a bi-monthly news publication in Chicago. Loves cute puppies, a bomb-a** taco and creative people with a great attitude.

16th annual Silver Room Block Party Presents ‘For the Greater Good’, Takes Place in Downtown Hyde Park

2019-07-17T13:57:45-05:00

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 12 Noon – 10 PM, Eric Williams, owner of the Silver Room store, in collaboration with Downtown Hyde Park Chicago, will host the 16th Annual Block Party, along 53rd Street from [...]

16th annual Silver Room Block Party Presents ‘For the Greater Good’, Takes Place in Downtown Hyde Park2019-07-17T13:57:45-05:00

CEO Of Hidden Beach Experience: Steve McKeever

2019-06-17T17:26:36-05:00

It’s not surprising Hidden Beach Recordings was created by Chicago native Steve McKeever. During an era, where both major and independent record labels competed for radio airplay retail sales— McKeever’s vision for giving Soul artists [...]

CEO Of Hidden Beach Experience: Steve McKeever2019-06-17T17:26:36-05:00

Rahmaan Statik: The Man and the Mural

2019-06-14T17:21:54-05:00

As the weather warms up and Chicagoans begin to shed layers of sweaters, scarves, gloves, and boots—we look forward to all the beautiful things the warmer climate brings. There is unique cultural beauty throughout Chicago’s [...]

Rahmaan Statik: The Man and the Mural2019-06-14T17:21:54-05:00

DJ Pharris: Leading The Pack

2019-06-14T17:16:26-05:00

Pharris Thomas is not your typical DJ. What started for Thomas nearly 40 years ago in a similar fashion to other DJs from his peer group—ended up carving a specific single lane designed by him. [...]

DJ Pharris: Leading The Pack2019-06-14T17:16:26-05:00