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.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.