Austin's housing market needs to be stabilized and it could turn into a hub for small businesses, according to a new five-year plan.Flickr/Eric Allix Rogers

Could Austin Be Chicago’s Next Small Business Hub? Plan Aims To Revitalize City’s Largest Neighborhood

More than 400 people helped put together a five-year plan for revitalizing Austin.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Release 2 People After Questioning Them In Smollett Case, Say They’re No Longer Suspects

"Due to new evidence ... the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging," police said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Google Plans To Hire ‘Hundreds’ In Chicago This Year

“I look forward to seeing the company continue to grow in Chicago for years to come," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.