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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Jerry Garcia-Themed Jazz Venue To Open In Early 2020 In West Loop

The West Loop venue will be themed around Garcia, who died in 1995 at age 53, and will be a seated, traditional jazz club with performances six nights a week.

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Whitney Young Teacher Carjacked Outside High School Tuesday Morning

A teenager got into the teacher's car around 8 a.m., took her purse and phone and then stole the car.

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Here’s A List Of What Lori Lightfoot Pledged To Tackle As Chicago’s New Mayor

Lori Lightfoot laid out an ambitious plan to take on some of Chicago's biggest issues.