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
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Mayor Lightfoot, With Teachers Still On Strike, To Reveal Wednesday How She Plans To Plug Budget Hole

The big question Lightfoot will answer is how much of the budget deficit will have to be filled with a property tax hike.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Elizabeth Warren Joins Teachers On Strike In Chicago: ‘Unions Are How We Have Power’

The presidential candidate joined striking teachers in Austin for a rally Tuesday morning.