West Loop residents are transforming a vacant lot at 37 S. Sangamon into a temporary community garden. [Mauricio Peña/Block Club Chicago]

How Do You Water A Community Garden Hidden Among High-Rises? With Air Conditioner Condensation

West Loop residents are thinking outside the box to bring water to their community garden in a vacant lot.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop 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.