African culture will be on display at the African Festival of the Arts this weekend. African Festival of the Arts/ Twitter

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend At These 5 Events On The South Side

The fun includes a movie in the park and the African Festival of the Arts with musical guests like Seun Kuti and Twista on the South Side.

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Rahm Allies Block TIF Reform Vote That Could Stall Lincoln Yards Development

Emanuel has said he is determined to push through the Lincoln Yards TIF district before he leaves office this spring.

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Closing Heartland Cafe Might Become Residential Building, Owner Says

The cafe will be closed for a few months, its owner said, but he hopes to reopen — in a Rogers Park location — eventually.