An A-frame or "sandwich board" sign on Damen Avenue, advertising for Moon Voyage boutique. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

A-Frame Sandwich Board Signs Are Illegal In Chicago? They Shouldn’t Be, Aldermen Say

Businesses can get hit with fines of $100 currently if they use the sandwich boards outside their stores.

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.