Water Elementary needs room to grow, but not at the expense of the school's beloved garden and ecology program.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

Lincoln Square Parents Fought For New School Annex, But Now It Could Destroy A Beloved Garden

Waters Elementary is slated to get a $24 million annex, but the community is prepared to fight to save the school's renowned garden from the bulldozer.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Oh Deer! Blue Line Service Suspended For Hours As City Removes Injured Animal From Tracks

The shutdown lasted three hours, prompting commuters to find other ways to hoof it home.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Shots Fired On Logan Square’s Busy Milwaukee Avenue Bar Strip Late Saturday, But No One Injured

"I'm upset, I'm really upset. I don't allow this type of stuff in my establishment," owner of Granero, a bar on the block, said of the shooting.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Haji Healing Salon Aims To Be ‘Oasis And Sanctuary’ On Bustling 79th Street In Chatham

Aya-Nikole Cook, the salon's owner, hopes her healing and wellness business fills a void on the South Side.