Natasha Nicholes holding tomatoes from her urban garden in West Pullman. Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

Homestead In The City? How This Chicago Mom Embraced Living Off The Land On The Far South Side

Natasha Nicholes wanted her neighbors to get out of their houses and talk to one another — and through her farm, she's made it happen.

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Inside Independence Library — Irving Park’s First-Ever Permanent Public Library (PHOTOS)

The new library's includes an early-learning play space for children and a YOUmedia space for teens.

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Scabby The Rat, A Chicago Icon, Could Get Outlawed By Trump Appointee: Report

"We named him, we raised him, and we have defended his rights in federal court before," Local 150 posted on Facebook.

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Police Say Same Burglar Hit 11 Lincoln Park Homes In Past Month

The most recent burglaries happened last week, police said.