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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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Peaceful’ Protest Planned In Front Of Avondale Church After Priest Burned Gay Flag, Made Homophobic Comments

Mell, who is openly lesbian, said the priest's move "needs to be counteracted with a peaceful, loving and compassionate response."

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Bonchon, Korean Fried Chicken Haven, Aims To Open Wicker Outpost In October

"All I know is that fried chicken and beer go together," said Bonchon franchisee Tom Li.