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.

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Downtown Chicago Reopening Wednesday

Most bridges will lower and streets will reopen to everyone, the city announced.

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LIVE UPDATES: South Side Cowboy Harassed, Edgewater Launches Donation Drive To Support South, West Sides

Block Club reporters are following what’s happening in neighborhoods all around the city.

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Logan Square ‘Much Calmer’ After Weekend Of Vandalism, Leaders Say

Fewer than 10 Logan Square businesses were hit in the weekend spree, according to the local chamber of commerce.