More than a dozen neighbors holding "Hate Has No Home Here" signs stood behind Ald. Deb Mell (33rd) at a press conference outside of the church last week.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Avondale Priest Who Burned Gay Flag Removed From Church

"It has become clear to me that Fr. Kalchik must take time away from the parish to receive pastoral support so his needs can be assessed," the archbishop of Chicago said in a statement.

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‘Drag Race’ Queens Performing Drive-In Shows This Weekend At Soldier Field

"RuPaul's Drag Race" stars will pay homage to cult classics and other popular films in a drive-in theater performance.

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After Several Weeks Of Waiting, Innertown Pub Is Finally Opening Its Outdoor Beer Garden

At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted to not oppose the bar's permit.

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West Side Church Offering $100 Per Gun At Turn-In Event Saturday

The no-questions-asked gun dropoff is an effort to reduce gun violence on the West Side.