Ledy Ordoñez hangs handcrafts at her Fruitvale Village stand in mid-October in Oakland, Calif.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Can Chicago’s Gentrifying Neighborhoods Grow Without Leaving Longtime Residents Behind? Oakland’s Fruitvale Village Offers Hope

How one Oakland neighborhood managed to keep its diversity and affordability while the city around it transformed.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

5 Things To Know About Austan Goolsbee, The High-Powered New Addition To Chicago’s School Board

The economics professor at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will round out the mayor-appointed board.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.