The city needs more affordable housing, a group told aldermen Wednesday.Brian Kelly / Flickr

City Must Spend ‘Millions’ More To Combat Affordable Housing Shortage, Group Tells Aldermen

Since 2008 — before the passage of the Affordable Requirements Ordinance — general fund dollars spent on affordable housing has fallen from $32 million to $14 million.

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Live Grit In West Loop Closing After Drop in Sales: ‘Shopping Local Does Matter,’ Owner Says

The bike shop cultivated “a great community of athletes … and that’s hardest that we are losing that,” owner Gillian Fealy said.

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Was This Your Bar Mitzvah? 1955 Photo Album Found In A Jewel Inspires Search For Mystery Family

The album commemorates the bar mitzvah of "William," who would now be about 76. It was found atop craft beer at the Jewel in Andersonville.