Image courtesy Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration

There’s Still Time To Donate Toys For Children Of Incarcerated Mothers

The number of women in prisons is currently nearly eight times higher than it was in 1980. And 60 percent of women in state prisons have a child under the age of 18.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stages of the cross in Pilsen.

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

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."