Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. (27th) in the West Loop in 2016. Stephanie Lulay/ DNAinfo

New Near West Side High School Must Include Kids From Primarily Black Areas, Ald. Says

Recalling the Skinner West neighborhood school boundaries, announced in 2008: "I was very candid at that time ...I thought it was racist," Burnett said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.

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The Silver Room Extending Its Stay In Wicker Park — As Long As The Community Supports It

Eric Williams will maintain The Silver Room's Wicker Park location -- so long as business flows.