(left) Cassandra Kaczocha's came home from school with a gash on her leg thanks to old playground equipment at Stone Elementary. Kaczocha has since launched a Twitter campaign to document playground neglect across the city. Kilmer Elementary's playground has issues with flooding (top right) and Boone Elementary has issues with old equipment (bottom right).@CKaczocha1/Twitter; @stefc/Twitter

Fed Up With Busted Playgrounds, Mom Starts Twitter Campaign To Put Pressure On CPS

Cassandra Kaczocha is documenting playground neglect through social media in hopes of forcing the district to do something about it.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Sears Signs At Shuttered Six Corners Store Removed Wednesday Night

Plans for a mixed-use development with retail and residential components at the former Sears still haven't been filed with the city.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

The Lunch Bus Shows There Is Such A Thing As A Free Lunch For Children In Need

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is providing free healthy lunches to kids and teens all over the city this summer.

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

Al’s Italian Beef In Wicker Park Shutters

Late Wednesday, the phone was disconnected and the neon lights in the window were dark. A spokesman for the chain confirmed the closure.