Members of the City Council’s Committee on Housing and Real Estate voted to advance a new pilot program for Pilsen and Little Village.TheeErin / Flickr

Aldermen Vote To Approve Pilsen, Little Village Affordable Housing Program — But Was It Legal?

Ald. Raymond Lopez thinks a Pilsen affordable housing ordinance is a bad idea, and used a parliamentary move to block it — but aldermen pressed on anyway.

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General Iron Seeks City Approval To Reopen As Activists Urge Shutdown To Continue Through COVID-19 Pandemic

It's not clear when the city inspections will take place or when the scrapper could reopen if given the green light.

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1,298 New Illinois Coronavirus Cases Reported As Positivity Rate Rises

The rate of positive coronavirus cases is now at 4 percent, up from 2.6 percent a month ago.

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Wicker Park Farmers Market Feud: After Longtime Vendor Booted For Mask Violations, Supporters Slam Market Organizers

For the first time in 20 years, Nichols Farm & Orchard did not operate a booth Sunday. Market organizers said the farm wouldn't comply with COVID-19 safety measures, but the farm's owner alleges a personal vendetta.