Gov. Bruce Rauner outside the Thompson Center in 2015. David Matthews / DNAinfo

Thompson Center Won’t Be Sold This Year — Blowing $300M Hole In State Budget

The building with its salmon pink and baby blue color scheme is beloved by preservationists, who are breathing a sigh of relief.

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After Several Weeks Of Waiting, Innertown Pub Is Finally Opening Its Outdoor Beer Garden

At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted to not oppose the bar's permit.

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West Side Church Offering $100 Per Gun At Turn-In Event Saturday

The no-questions-asked gun dropoff is an effort to reduce gun violence on the West Side.

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Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a $50 million campus with a health center, urban farm and affordable housing to life.