Ald. Jorge Cardenas (12th) left, State Rep. Celina Villanueva, center, and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia listen as members of the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council share testimony on different issues facing their neighborhood. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Invest In Mental Health Facilities On South Side, Brighton Park Neighbors Demand

During a community meeting, local politicians listened to testimony on a variety of issues and answered questions posed by the community group.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

$15 Million Donation To St. Ignatius College Prep Will Fund Scholarships For Minority Students

At least 20 students from the city's South and West sides will be awarded scholarships every year, school leaders said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Square 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex Advances As Commission Unlocks $10 Million In TIF Funding

The plan, which calls for 100 units of affordable housing next to the Logan Square Blue Line station, appears posed for final approval.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Kenwood Academy’s Heating System Fails During Chicago’s Coldest Nov. 12 Ever — But Class Goes On

A record-low temperature of 7 degrees was recorded at O'Hare Tuesday morning, around the same time a motor failed in the school's heating system.