Over 300 community members gathered at the Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave for Thursday’s 1Woodlawn meeting. Troy Closson/Block Club Chicago

City-Owned Land Near Obama Library In Woodlawn Should Become Thriving Commercial District, Residents Say

By next summer, the city wants to have a solid idea of what to do with commercial land it owns near 63rd Street.

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Free Soul Food Restaurant On West Side Raising Money To Feed People In Need

The free restaurant feeds hundreds each day in an area that lacks healthy, affordable food.

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Saturday Is ‘Fiesta Mexicana Day,’ Honoring Uptown’s Oldest Restaurant

Peruvian immigrant Lucy Matthew opened Fiesta Mexicana on Broadway in 1979. Her daughter, Tania D'Agostino, now owns the restaurant.

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Ald. Sposato Calls Columbus Protesters ‘Savages’ At Police Budget Hearing

The Northwest Side alderman made the comment during a contentious City Council hearing about the Chicago Police budget.