Six of the 12 candidates vying to be the next 20th Ward alderman participated in a forum Thursday night. From left: Denard Newell, Nicole Johnson, Mena Hodari, Anthony Driver, Jennifer Maddox and Jeanette Taylor.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/ Block Club Chicago

Development On The South Side Can’t Leave Locals Behind, 20th Ward Candidates Say At Forum

The forum's focus was on affordable housing and holding big-money newcomers accountable to the neighborhood.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Hundreds Watch Stations Of The Cross In Pilsen As Via Crucis Good Friday Tradition ‘Brings People Together’

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations of the cross in Pilsen.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

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."