Margarita Bonife poses for a portrait in her yard.Pat Nabong / Block Club Chicago

North Lawndale Woman’s Home A Brightly-Lit Tribute To Her Christmas Past In The Philippines

Margarita Bonife's house sticks out like a sore thumb in her neighborhood, but it is reminiscent of many houses in the Philippines during Christmas.

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Block Lincoln Yards TIF, Says Groups Lack Standing

Ald. Brian Hopkins, a vocal supporter of the TIF district, said the $6 billion project “is already moving forward,” and that it “wasn’t even slowed down by this lawsuit.”

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Girl, 15, Missing From Brighton Park

Yaneysi Valladares was last seen on the 4700 block of South Rockwell Street, police said.

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Hyde Park Trader Joe’s, Set To Open In Late October, Begins 10-Day Hiring Event Today

The company is looking to hire about 70 part-time staffers for its new location at 1526 E. 55th St.