Many Pieces, One Purpose mural in West Loop[Courtesy of Rich Alapack

Giant Planet Earth Mural Rises In West Loop In Response To Racist Graffiti

“Our society is too divided and I want to remind people to get along and help each other succeed,” the artist behind the tile mosaic said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Dog Park Planned For Jefferson Park Stalls As Ald. Gardiner Pulls Plug On Funding

Now-former Ald. John Arena (45th) promised a group advocating for a dog park at Austin-Foster Park $100,000. But new Ald. Jim Gardiner says hundreds of neighbors oppose the plan.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Another One: DJ Khaled Brings Miami Soul Food Franchise To Austin

Miami's DJ Khaled opened The Licking this week at 5045 W. Madison St., thrilling West Siders with its unique spin on soul food.