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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City Vows To Keep Mexican Culture Alive In Pilsen, Little Village With New Affordable Housing Plan

A proposed new pilot program would increase the city’s affordable housing requirement from 10 to 20 percent in the neighborhoods.

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Bridgeport Businesses Targeted in Weekend Robberies, Police Say

Two business were robbed within 24 hours along South Archer Avenue, police said.

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Girl, 16, Raped And Robbed While Walking In Roseland, Police Say

Police are looking for a man who attacked a 16-year-old girl Monday in the 10900 block of South Michigan Avenue.