Mike Green, a stalwart of Chicago's bar scene, died in October 2017.Facebook/Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce

The Late ‘Mayor Of Roscoe Village’ Michael Green Getting Street Sign In His Honor Near Village Tap

When Mike Green opened the Village Tap in 1990, the neighborhood didn't feel very cohesive, loved ones say. He worked tirelessly to change that.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.