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‘The City’ Podcast Reveals ‘Ruthless’ (And Still Relevant) Politics Behind Notorious ’90s Dumping Operation

The podcast delves into North Lawndale's fight over a pair of vacant lots converted into illegal dumping sites run by a man with ties to the Chicago mob.

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

Chicago Businesses Step Up To Help Longtime Stanley’s Workers After Market’s Closure: ‘You Don’t Feel As Hopeless’

Representatives from Moreno's Liquors, Whole Foods and Akira showed up to give workers job applications as they picked up their final checks.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

South Side Hospitals Team Up To Help Victims Of Violence Recover — Even After Their Physical Wounds Heal

Half of the victims of violent crime discharged from the hospital usually return within five years. This program aims to change that.