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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.

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Block Club Chicago Named Best News Website Finalist In Editor & Publishers’ National EPPY Awards

The reader-funded nonprofit newsroom was also honored as a finalist for the Best Community Service award as part of the Lens On Lightfoot collaboration.

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Co-Op Owned By Formerly Incarcerated Black Women Wins Grant To Bring More Healthy Meals To South And West Sides

ChiFresh Kitchen in Garfield Park prepares hundreds of free prepared meals for partners addressing food insecurity caused by coronavirus. Now, it'll be able to expand.

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Voting In Chicago 2020: Here’s Everything You Need To Know For Election Day

Election Day is Nov. 3. Here's everything you need to vote on or before then in Chicago.

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Cuts To City Key ID Program Proposed To Help Close City’s $1.2 Billion Budget Gap

The City Clerk's office will still launch a plan to modernize City Council's operations next year, including implementing electronic voting so residents can watch aldermanic votes in real time.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Buena Park Neighbors Plan Socially Distanced Trick-Or-Treating For Halloween

Volunteers will enforce mask-wearing and make sure trick-or-treat traffic moves in one direction.

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Chicago Already Shattered Its Record For Early Voting

More than 573,000 early voting ballots and mailed ballots have been cast, breaking the record of about 400,000 people voting early in 2016.

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

Early 1900s Logan Square Church To Be Torn Down, Replaced By Single-Family Home

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) doesn't support the demolition, but he doesn't have the power to prevent it.

Midway, West Lawn Primary category in which blog post is published

Mom Charged With Falsely Reporting 7-Month-Old Son Missing From Marquette Park

Police now say 7-month-old Jaylen Mojica was never missing and never in any danger.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Andersonville Ice Cream Shop Launches Contest For Best Pandemic-Friendly Halloween Candy Delivery System

The winner of the most inventive socially distanced trick-or-treating system will win five pints of ice cream.

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Mother Of Man Fatally Shot Near Blue Line Station Wants To Honor Son With A Mural Nearby — But CTA Making It ‘Impossible’

The mother of Brandon McGhee, the 23-year-old who was killed, and Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) have been trying for weeks to get the mural painted, but the CTA won't approve the project until they meet certain requirements.

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State Cracks Down On Chicago, Banning Indoor Dining And Drinking As Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket

The state's new rules for Chicago include stopping indoor drinking and dining, limiting gathering sizes and putting a curfew on bars and restaurants.