Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Old St. Pat’s Block Party Returns To West Loop This Weekend

The "World's Largest Block Party" will bring live bands, food trucks and more fun to the neighborhood Friday and Saturday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

No More School Uniforms: Drummond Montessori Students Win 5-Year Battle

A student-led uniform committee made a case for banishing the uniform policy, proposing a dress code instead. They were victorious.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Lincoln Square Residents To March In Protest Of Trump Family Separation Policy

The marches in Lincoln Square and Rogers Park on Saturday are happening ahead of the June 30 protest downtown.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Congo Square Theatre Introduces Students To Performance Arts In After-School Program

The theater group is exposing South Side students to the arts through an interactive after-school program.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Immigrants Horrified By Family Separations — Because They Know How It Feels

Chicago churches and activists are speaking out against family separation at the border, and recalling their own experiences: “My mom said when she set me down it was as if her soul left her.”

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Deadline To Apply For Englewood Grant To Provide Healthy Food Choices Is Soon

Whole Cities Foundation is providing grants up to $8,000 for nonprofits to help create fresh, healthy food options for Englewood residents.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Marc Winner, Tanning Salon Owner Convicted Of Rape, Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison

Winner, convicted in May, is still facing charges in another case. Charges in two other cases were dropped.

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