Dogs off leash in Wicker Park's namesake park on a recent morning. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Off-Leash Dog Tickets Rare In Chicago, With Just 950 Written In 4 Years

In Maplewood Park, so many dog owners are illegally allowing their pups to run off leash that Ald. Joe Moreno is looking for a solution.

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After More Than A Century, Independence Library Gets A Home Of Its Own

Officials are set to officially open the Irving Park branch at at 4022 N. Elston Ave. Tuesday.