The camp out aims to unite the neighborhood against violence.[Mauricio Peña/Block Club Chicago]

Back Of The Yards Neighbors To Camp Out On ‘Hot Blocks’ To Protest Gun Violence

Increase The Peace, a youth-led initiative, will host peace campouts across the South Side this summer.

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Pitchfork Lineup Announced: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run the Jewels, The National To Headline Fest

Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Big Thief, The Fiery Furnaces and Twin Peaks will also rock the fest.

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Elected School Board Bill To Get A Renewed Push In The Illinois Legislature

Elected school boards exist in 90% of school districts across the country, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study.

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Chicago’s First Cider Bar, The Northman, Closes For Good Sunday

New owners are taking over the space and will continue to focus on cider, Northman owners said.