The Mayfair Pumping Station sits near "The Junction" of the Edens and Kennedy expressways.Google

Happy 100th Anniversary To That Huge Smokestack Along The Kennedy Expressway

The long-dormant smokestack is part of the Mayfair Pumping Station, a facility that still supplies Lake Michigan water to the Northwest Side and suburbs.

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

City Council Approves 2019 Budget, But Aldermen Acknowledge Storm Clouds Brewing On Horizon

With no new taxes or fees, Ald. Scott Waguespack cast the lone vote against the budget. Ald. Derrick Curtis was absent.

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

Man Tries To Lure 10-Year-Old Girl Into His Car In North Lawndale

The 10-year-old was crossing the street when a man in a blue four-door car told her to “Get in the car, so I can take you somewhere,” police said.