A fire n the 7400 block of Champlain Avenue displaced five people, including a child. Lee Edwards/ Block Club Chicago

Chatham Fire Displaces 5, Causes ‘Extensive Damage’ To Multiple Homes

The fire happened near the childhood home of legendary Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

The Silver Room Extending Its Stay In Wicker Park — As Long As The Community Supports It

Eric Williams will maintain The Silver Room's Wicker Park location -- so long as business flows.