A new memorial at Ping Tom Memorial Park was finished for just two days before someone vandalized it. [GoFundMe]

New Chinatown Mural Vandalized With ‘XXXTENTACION’ Tag Just 2 Days After Artists Finished It

In the wake of the vandalism, the Chinatown community rallied together to raise money to fix — and seal — the mural.

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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawrence, Berwyn Red Line Stations Will Be Closed For More Than 3 Years, Possibly As Soon As 2020

The Argyle and Bryn Mawr stations will be closed for upgrades during that time, too, but the CTA will have temporary stations to replace those.

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

Half Acre’s Balmoral Taproom Is Getting A Huge New Beer Garden And Bocce Court Starting Friday

The brewery's revamped beer garden will now seat 120 guests and have an outdoor bar and event area.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Woman Fondled While Walking Outside Near DePaul, Police Say

The incident happened early Friday near Sheffield and Fullerton avenues.