Kayakers drift into the center of the Chicago River, creating a potentially dangerous situation with approaching boats. [Block Club Chicago/Alisa Hauser]

Boat Overload? Chicago River Traffic Like ‘The Wild West,’ Users Say

As more and more people use the Chicago River for recreation, safety concerns rise.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

$22.8 Million City ‘Wellness’ Program Has No Proven Benefits, City Watchdog Says

Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the city has taken no steps to show the program works.

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

Avondale Food Pantry Closed Monday Because Manager Hurt In Hit-And-Run While Waiting For Food Dropoff

Up to 50 people were left without food after the manager at Sabeel Food Pantry at 3031 W. Belmont Ave. was hit.