Residents and community members visit the library during ribbon cutting ceremony.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

New Library Shows West Loop Isn’t Just For Corporations And Tourists, Alderman Says At Ribbon Cutting

Chicago Public Libraries will hold a larger community celebration from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26.

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Student Protesters Demand Lightfoot Live Up To Campaign Promises On Environmental Protection

Members of several youth groups protested outside the mayor’s City Hall offices to call for Lightfoot to reinstate a city department of environment to fight pollution and address climate change.

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‘Justice For Kenny’ Protest Planned Outside Richard’s Bar, Where Barista Was Stabbed To Death

The man who killed Kenny Paterimos was initially arrested by police but later released without being charged. Friends and family demand to know why.

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What Will Replace Auburn Gresham’s Closed Sav-A-Lot? Alderman Courting Multiple Grocers

Ald. David Moore hopes to fill the vacancy left by the discount grocer as soon as possible.