Jahmal Cole of My Block, My Hood, My City wants to celebrate turning 35 with a block cleanup. Stephanie Lulay

All I Want For My Birthday Is Help Cleaning Up An Englewood Block, Activist Says

My Block, My Hood, My City founder Jahmal Cole is looking volunteers and yard supplies.

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Rahm Allies Block TIF Reform Vote That Could Stall Lincoln Yards Development

Emanuel has said he is determined to push through the Lincoln Yards TIF district before he leaves office this spring.

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Closing Heartland Cafe Might Become Residential Building, Owner Says

The cafe will be closed for a few months, its owner said, but he hopes to reopen — in a Rogers Park location — eventually.