At Nixon Elementary's old playground, kids were getting hurt when they slid down the cracked slide (bottom right) and bounded through the patched up bridge (top right).Provided

Dangerous Hermosa Playground Replaced After Parents ‘Kept Knocking’ On Closed Doors

For years, kids were "slicing open legs and arms" on the dangerous equipment. But thanks to dedicated parents and supporters, that's about to change.

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Belli’s Celebrates 5 Years In Pilsen, Prepares To Move Juice Bar West On 18th Street

The Pilsen juice bar is moving after Thalia Hall's owners decided not to renew their lease at the storefront.

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Strip Mall Fire Forces Closure Of Churro Waffle, Other Irving Park Businesses

The fire impacted a restaurant, nail salon, martial arts gym, physical therapy center and dental office.

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Brothers And Sisters Bringing Local Food, Drinks To Ukrainian Village — With Help From The Underground Food Collective

The Madison-based Underground Food Collective is known for its butcher shop and for its work connecting local farmers and butchers to city restaurants.