In Jefferson Park last year, neighbors came out to protest (and support) an affordable housing plan backed by Ald. John Arena. Alex Nitkin / DNAinfo

Chicago Is Still So Segregated Because Aldermen Are Too Powerful, Study Says

Nearly 100 percent of multi-family affordable housing is built outside majority-white wards, and aldermen often block plans to expand it, the study shows.

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Uptown Clothing Line Lawrence & Argyle Celebrates Chicago’s Immigrant Communities — And Is Giving Back To Them, Too

The daughter of Vietnamese refugees, Jennifer Ho's line features shirts with phrases like “Child Of Immigrants” and “We Are All American.”

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Milwaukee Avenue’s Housing Boom Inches North With Big Complex Coming To Former Pierre’s Bakery Spot

Despite Ald. Ramirez-Rosa's wishes, the six-story building will replace the shuttered bakery at 2755 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Man Found Fatally Shot In Logan Square Sunday Was Shot By Uber Driver In 2015

Officers discovered Everardo Custodio in the Foodsmart parking lot at about 2 a.m. Sunday.