South Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

53 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Cases Surge To Nearly 9,000

There have now been 210 deaths in the state and 8,904 confirmed cases.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Square Neighborhood Association Raising Money For Families In Crisis

The neighborhood group has identified 250 families in its network that need immediate assistance, some of whom are undocumented and don't qualify for federal aid.

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Shedd Aquarium Loans High-Tech Lab Equipment To State For Use In Coronavirus Testing

The equipment can do in hours what it might take an entire day for technicians to do manually, speeding up the testing process for COVID-19 patients.

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Affordable Housing Planned Next To Western Brown Line Stop Misses Out On $1.5 Million In Tax Breaks

But developers say they'll try again amid some pushback from Lincoln Square neighbors about the loss of a parking lot.

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

Chicago Punk Rockers White Mystery Releasing 420 Live Tracks On 4/20

When "Sonic Sepulcher” is released later this month it'll include recordings of the band's performances at legendary clubs and venues that no longer exist.

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South Side Dads Struggling During Coronavirus Can Get Groceries, Gas, Diapers And More Through Fatherhood Relief Fund

A group focused on helping young dads sprung into action — and raised $50,000 — when COVID-19 hit their community.

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Crime Slightly Down In Chicago During Coronavirus Pandemic, But Shootings And Murders Up Year-To-Date

The state's stay at home order has not kept gang members off the streets, Rev. Michael Pfleger said. "This other virus called violence we’ve had for years."

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

983 Chicago Police Staffers Call In Sick Day After Officer Dies

Officer Marco Di Franco's death occurred in the line of duty, interim Supt. Charlie Beck said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Draw The Bloomingdale Trail How You Like It, And Advisory Group Will Stitch Together An ‘Endless Trail’

With the wildly popular 606 trail shut down, Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail need your help with an art project meant to keep folks connected.