PAWS For Life, a program from the no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago, sends volunteers to Englewood, West Englewood and Back of the Yards to help residents care for their pets.Martin Aspera/Amstaphy Dog Photography

PAWS Program Empowers Low-Income Pet Owners: ‘Lack Of Wealth Doesn’t Mean Lack Of Love’

Neighborhoods like Englewood and Back of the Yards are "pet resource deserts," but PAWS For Life is trying to change that with free pet food and medical care.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Lincoln Park ‘ZooLights’ Begins Nov. 23 With 2.5 Million Lights

The 24th annual ZooLights at the Lincoln Park Zoo brings out a crowd each year.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Is Colder Than Alaska Today (And Yes, This November Has Been Brutal So Far)

It's not your imagination: Tuesday is the 8th straight day in a row of below-normal temperatures for Chicago.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

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.