Lynn Basa, founder of The Corner Project, was one of the driving forces behind the renovation project.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

‘The Gateway To Avondale,’ A Neglected Plaza With Weeds, Litter And Rats, Gets An Overhaul

A trio of local artists worked with the city to bring the concrete Woodard Plaza at Diversey, Milwaukee and Kimball avenues back to life.

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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

What Should Chicago’s New Piping Plover Chicks Be Named? A Contest Is Taking Suggestions

Suggested names for Monty and Rose's new chicks must reflect Chicago's "heritage, culture and diversity," according to the birder group.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Replay Andersonville Shuts Down Temporarily After Waiter Tests Positive For Coronavirus

"We should all expect it at some point, that someone tests positive," the owner of Replay said. "By being intelligent about it, we can live with the virus."