Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

For Parents Of Children With Disabilities, Remote Learning Feels Like Another Full-Time Job

Chicago Public Schools has pledged this year will be better for students in special education. But it’s still unclear how the district will provide some services virtually.

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

Developers Break Ground On 26-Story, 11-Story Apartment Towers In West Loop

The project will bring 500 new apartments to West Randolph Street near Union Park.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Francis Parker School Says It Won’t Buy More Neighborhood Property — For Now

Representatives from the private school said they have no immediate plans to buy more property, but they will hold onto their units in another condo building for "long-term planning."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

North Austin Community Center, Set To Open Next Year, Will Connect West Side Youth To Mentoring, Sports And More

The project is modeled after the Pullman Community Center. Pullman saw significant decreases in crime, increases in home values and a boost to local business after the center opened.

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

Have An Idea To Improve Rogers Park? Neighbors Can Weigh In On How $1 Million Gets Spent In Neighborhood

The 49th Ward's participatory budget process allows neighbors to offer ideas on how to spend "aldermanic menu" funds.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Needs Election Judges For November. Here’s How You Can Help (And Earn $230 Or More)

There's been a national shortage of people signing up to be election judges amid the coronavirus pandemic — but the post is key to ensuring voters can safely and confidently cast their ballots.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Park District’s Plan For New Brighton Park Headquarters Approved By Key Committee

Some commissioners lauded a "transformational" investment in the South Side neighborhood while others cautioned about the risk of gentrification.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus Kills 25 More People In Illinois As 2,056 New Cases Reported

At least 8,392 people have died from coronavirus in Illinois since the start of the pandemic.