Artist Tara McPherson in front of a new mural she's working on along the front of the Cards Against Humanity building. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Could Chicago Become U.S. ‘Capital Of Street Art’? After Embarrassing Mistakes, Plan To Save Murals Emerges

Streets and San crews blotted out work by famous artists across the city. Now, an alderman and a city agency are on a mission to celebrate — not erase — such work.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.