In a few months this Target in the Chatham neighborhood may be closed for good. Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

Target Took Taxpayer Money To Open North Side Store While Closing South Side Ones — That Won’t Happen Again, Rahm Vows

The city can't take back the TIF money it gave Target, but a new executive order will prohibit something like this from happening again.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.