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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‘Ladies Of Logan Square’ Events Aim To Unite, Empower Neighborhood’s Small Business Owners

"There [are] a lot of women who own awesome businesses in Logan Square. ... this is a great way to get those people in front of more people," co-founder Mary Nisi said.

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Scraped Knees, A Bee Infestation And A Bloody Concussion Leave Sabin Parents Begging CPS For New Playground

"Some transparency would be nice." Parents of children at the majority-Hispanic school in Wicker Park want to know if and when their children will get to play on a playground.

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West Humboldt Park Shooting Wounds Man

The shooting happened Wednesday in the 4300 block of West Potomac Avenue.