Youth working for One Summer Chicago repainted a closed 79th business as part of a beautification effort. Lee Edwards/ Block Club Chicago

East 79th Street Gets A Makeover With The Help Of ‘One Summer Chicago’ Jobs Program

“This is what it's all about, showing people that we still have pride in our community by pulling our young people in so that they understand that it's important that they buy in,” Ald. Michelle Harris said.

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Work Begins On Affordable Housing Project Next To Logan Square Blue Line

In lieu of a traditional ground-breaking ceremony, the developer is putting out a series of videos that highlight the significance of the project and the community effort to get it built.

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Wisconsin Is Back On Chicago’s Quarantine List: ‘Think Twice About Going To Wisconsin Right Now’

The order means anyone coming from Wisconsin to Chicago must quarantine for 14 days, though there are exceptions for people commuting for work.