The children's section of the new Independence Library.Alex Hernandez/ Block Club Chicago

Inside Independence Library — Irving Park’s First-Ever Permanent Public Library (PHOTOS)

The new library's includes an early-learning play space for children and a YOUmedia space for teens.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park 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.