Daniel La Spata, right, declared victory against Ald. Joe Moreno (left) in the 1st Ward race. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Dirt Flying In 1st Ward Race, Opponents Slam Moreno For ‘Intimidating’ Style, Developer Ties

Daniel La Spata says Ald. Joe Moreno is in the pocket of developers, while Moreno accuses La Spata of being in an anti-gay "cult."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
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Chef Curtis Duffy And Michael Muser To Open ‘Ever’ In Fulton Market Next Spring

The two left three-star Michelin restaurant Grace in a partnership dispute in 2017.

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Lessons From A Chicago School Merger: Race, Resilience And An End-Of-The-Year Resignation

A successful merger would offer a new model for how communities can help Chicago tackle its thorniest education challenges, including declining school enrollment and deep racial and socioeconomic segregation.

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Free, Fast HIV Tests Will Be Available Thursday For National AIDS Testing Day

The tests will be available at more than a dozen Walgreens locations around the city.