Skip Horween holds a chrome tanned side.Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Inside The Last Chicago Tannery, Bucktown’s Horween Leather Co.

Developers coveting the land call every week, but Horween proudly remains along a prime stretch of Chicago Riverfront, making leather for NFL footballs and much more.

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