Miriam and Tony Ruiz want a developer for HGTV's "Windy City Rehab" to reconsider the size of an addition being built on a cottage next door to their home. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

HGTV Renovation Is ‘Ruining’ Our Backyard Views, Ukrainian Village Neighbors Say

The size of the addition was approved by the city's Landmark Commission, but neighbors say it's ruining the block's character.

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Downtown Chicago Reopening Wednesday

Most bridges will lower and streets will reopen to everyone, the city announced.

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LIVE UPDATES: South Side Cowboy Harassed, Edgewater Launches Donation Drive To Support South, West Sides

Block Club reporters are following what’s happening in neighborhoods all around the city.

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Logan Square ‘Much Calmer’ After Weekend Of Vandalism, Leaders Say

Fewer than 10 Logan Square businesses were hit in the weekend spree, according to the local chamber of commerce.