The previous design of the planned Hyatt Place, at left, and the new design, at right. Ronald Vari (left)/April Maifield (right)

Hyatt Place, A 99-Room Millennial-Friendly Hotel, Coming To Wicker Park

The latest design of the hotel (right) has changed dramatically since neighbors complained it looked like it belonged in the suburbs.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town 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.