A screenshot of the SoundPrint app, where users rated The Wormhole as quiet based on three sound checks so far. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago (Wormhole); Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago (screenshot)

Chicago’s Quietest, Loudest Restaurants Ranked In ‘Yelp-Like’ App For Noise

The Wormhole and Links Taproom got the quietest and loudest ratings in Wicker Park so far, based on average decibel readings from SoundPrint.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

‘It’s Our Duty To Protect Our Families:’ New PSA Urges Latinos To Wear Masks, Help Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Pilsen-based photographer and videographer Mateo Zapata said community members in Latino neighborhoods must continue to protect themselves from coronavirus, especially as cases spike throughout the country.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Little Jim’s, The First And Oldest Gay Bar In Boystown, Closing For Good

Often described as the gay "Cheers," Little Jim’s opened in 1975 and was the first gay bar in Boystown and the second-oldest gay bar in Chicago.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

New ‘Anti-Racist Andersonville’ Group To Protest Obama Mural Defacement With Rally Friday

Anti-Racist Andersonville was formed in response to a number of racist incidents in the neighborhood, including the writing of "Hang Obama" in chalk along Clark Street.