Sequined gowns, men's dress shoes and skin-tight dresses fill X-IT's window display.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Meet The Man Behind Logan Square’s ‘Chamber Of Secrets’ — Which Is Really Just A European Clothing Store

Erik Merlos was one of the original sellers in the the now-shuttered Discount MegaMall when it opened in 1995.

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

Denying Rumors, Rahm Says He Won’t Appoint Interim 20th Ward Alderman To Replace Disgraced Cochran Before Election

Rumors that the mayor might make a last-minute appointment to fill Ald. Willie Cochran's vacant seat prompted one concerned citizen to start a petition.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Would Lincoln Yards, The 78 Subsidies ‘Deepen Inequity’ In Chicago? Coalition Calls For Study Before Vote

The area between Bucktown and Lincoln Park slated to become Lincoln Yards is “hardly blighted and not in need of a city subsidy," one pastor said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.