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.

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Construction Begins On ‘One Chicago Square’ Across From Holy Name Cathedral, Will Feature An 88-Story Tower

Workers are currently trying to get rid of rodents like rats in the area, and "abatement will remain a priority" during construction, Hopkins said.

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Ousted Ald. Joe Moore To Step Down As Ward Committeeman, Backs State Rep. Cassidy To Replace Him

Moore won't give up politics, though: “I cannot give up politics anymore than I can give up breathing," he said.