Melissa McIntyre, executive director of the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce, speaks to the crowd Tuesday night.Alex Hernandez / Block Club Chicago

‘He Wanted To Make Everyone Better’: NW Side Neighbors Remember Officer Samuel ‘Sammy’ Jimenez

In addition to placing blue ribbons in the neighborhood, over $500 was raised for the family of slain officer Samuel “Sammy” Jimenez.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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Anyone Who Receives Government Assistance Can Now Get A Big Discount On The Internet In Chicago

The Internet Essentials program is making it so anyone who participates in at least one government assistance program can get discounted broadband in Chicago.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Little Victories, A New Bar And Restaurant In Former Anthem Space On Division Street, Opening Soon

The Wicker Park sports bar is gone, and the new place will now be "more in in-line with the neighborhood evolution over the past 10 years," an owner said this week.