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City Housing Program Brings Life Back To Vacant Buildings, Block By Block

The Micro Market Recovery Program helps low-income families to bring vitality back to South and West side neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Publican Anker Closes This Weekend In Wicker Park. Its Replacement? Still TBD

The restaurant will be replaced by a new dining concept, but One Off Hospitality is still hashing out the details (no pun intended).

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chance The Rapper Backs Preckwinkle: Lightfoot’s Prosecutor Past ‘Not In The Best Interests Of Young Black People,’ Rapper Says

Lori Lightfoot said she respects Chance and other activists: “I share their passion and commitment to pursuing true police accountability."