Daniel La Spata, right, is running against Ald. Joe Moreno (left) in the upcoming 1st Ward election.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."

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Police Release Images Of Man They Say Burglarized Avalon Park Home

The burglary happened Friday in the 8400 block of South Kimbark Avenue.

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Gigi’s Kitchen, A Casual American Eatery With Latin Flair, Replaces AMK In Bucktown

Gigi Downing is aiming to open in early December. "It will look like a nice bright day in Brazil," she said of the playful, fresh and bright space.

Controversial King Food & Deli In Chatham Closes Amid Criticism From Alderman, Neighbors

Ald. Roderick Sawyer and community groups criticized the store for having limited grocery items and selling unhealthy snacks and cigars that could be used for blunts.