Bird scooter ambassadors in Bucktown's Walsh Park for a Halloween outreach event. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Rental Scooters Are Taking Over City Streets Across The Country, And Chicago Could Be Next

The scooter-sharing service often spawns a side industry — "Juicers" who search for Bird and Lime scooters to re-charge overnight for a slight payout.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Plan To Curb Gentrification Along The 606 By Hiking Developer Fines Is Back, Now With More Support Than Ever

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) was drafting a version of the ordinance that would reduce fines to developers, but Ald. Roberto Maldonado said something needed to happen quickly.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Midwest Coast Brewing Opens On Near West Side With Brother-Sister Team At The Helm

The dog-friendly brewery is owned by Cameron Compton and his sister Lanie Veckman.