Crystal Nelson holds one of the coats she was able to purchase for an elderly couple who is homeless with funds donated by neighbors.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

Lincoln Square Neighbors Join Forces To Help Elderly Couple Who Lost Their Home

What started as a fundraiser for winter coats has turned into a neighborhood-wide mission to help an elderly couple.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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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.

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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."