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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Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

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Field Museum Researchers Remade A 1,000-Year-Old Peruvian Beer After Analyzing Ceramic Artifacts

An ale inspired by the ancient beer will be released in Chicago stores and bars this summer.

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Avondale Resident Hopes To Breathe New Life Into Family Property

The couple decided to seek a zoning change and construct a three-flat building with 1,600 square feet of commercial space on the first floor.