The annual carnival will offer rides, live music and carnival food and games. Instagram/Johnsonanneb (left) and St. Helen School/Facebook

St. Helen Carnival Offers Music And Rides For Ages ‘3 to 93’ All Weekend In Ukrainian Village

Admission is free and there will be 10 bands offering live music throughout the 3-day event.

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Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says

To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.

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As Boystown Reckons With Racism And Transphobia, Petition Demands Gender-Neutral Name Change

A recent petition claims that Boystown's nickname promotes the neighborhood as being "for the boys," discouraging women from participating in the community.