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The End of Chicago’s Only ‘Waterfall’ Marks A New Beginning For Life On The River

Don't go chasing waterfalls — Chicago doesn't have one anymore. The 100-year-old four-foot dam is being torn down.

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

Basketball Rims Removed From 21st Ward Parks After Alderman Spots Crowded Court: ‘People Are Dying’

The South Side ward has one of the highest numbers of coronavirus cases in the city, but people were still crowding an Auburn Gresham basketball court Tuesday.

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

With No Testing Sites On The West Side And Mask Shortages, Hospitals And Neighborhood Leaders Ask For Help

Communities vulnerable to COVID-19 are asking the city and state for testing, masks, and supplies to relieve deep health disparities faced by black residents.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus In Chicago: Parks Could Be Shut Down, Lightfoot Threatens Again

Lightfoot said she drove around and, when she saw people gathering in clusters and not abiding by social distancing, she told them to break it up.