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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City Vows To Keep Mexican Culture Alive In Pilsen, Little Village With New Affordable Housing Plan

A proposed new pilot program would increase the city’s affordable housing requirement from 10 to 20 percent in the neighborhoods.

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Bridgeport Businesses Targeted in Weekend Robberies, Police Say

Two business were robbed within 24 hours along South Archer Avenue, police said.

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Girl, 16, Raped And Robbed While Walking In Roseland, Police Say

Police are looking for a man who attacked a 16-year-old girl Monday in the 10900 block of South Michigan Avenue.