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.

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This Very Tiny Guide To Chicago’s Music Scene Celebrates City’s Indie Record Stores And Venues

The hand-drawn mini guide highlights spots like The Hideout, Laurie’s Planet of Sound and The Empty Bottle.

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Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.