Left to right: Tony Ladde, Sue Stoker, Tom Stoker and Michael Stoker in The Godfather's Famous Pizza restaurant in Uptown. Mark Schipper/ Block Club Chicago

Godfather’s Famous Pizza Is Closing After 52 Years In Uptown: ‘Rent Is Skyrocketing’

“I tried to save it because of what it was," owner Sue Stoker said. "I drive for Lyft on the side and I’ve been pouring that money back into here. But it’s not enough.”

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Hit-And-Run Driver Seriously Injures Person In West Loop, Police Say

The person was crossing near the Ogilvie train station when they were struck by a driver in a Dodge Charger, police said.

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Chicago Parks Have A Race Problem, New Report Says: Black, Latino Communities Get Less Funding

Parks serving black and Latino neighborhoods are less likely to have capital improvement requests approved, according to the report.

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City Council Approves New Pilsen, Little Village Affordable Housing Plan

The city’s affordable housing requirement increases from 10 to 20 percent in a 7.2-mile area on the city's Southwest Side.