Logan Square residents calling for more affordable housing in the gentrifying neighborhood at a rally in 2017. Mina Bloom

Three More Chicago Wards Asked Tuesday If They Want Ban On Rent Control Lifted

Illinois has banned rent control since 1997. The ballot questions on Tuesday will be the second time this year residents will weigh in on whether the state should repeal the ban.

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Police Release Images Of Man They Say Burglarized Avalon Park Home

The burglary happened Friday in the 8400 block of South Kimbark Avenue.

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Gigi’s Kitchen, A Casual American Eatery With Latin Flair, Replaces AMK In Bucktown

Gigi Downing is aiming to open in early December. "It will look like a nice bright day in Brazil," she said of the playful, fresh and bright space.

Controversial King Food & Deli In Chatham Closes Amid Criticism From Alderman, Neighbors

Ald. Roderick Sawyer and community groups criticized the store for having limited grocery items and selling unhealthy snacks and cigars that could be used for blunts.