Left to right, top to bottom: Candidates Samantha “Sam” Nugent, Casey Smagala, Joe Duplechin and Robert Murphy are running for 39th Ward alderman. Submitted

Can More Cops Stop Crime In The 39th Ward? Meet The Candidates Vying To Replace Ald. Laurino

Ald. Margaret Laurino isn't seeking re-election after 24 years in office. Four candidates aim to replace her.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

What Should Chicago’s New Piping Plover Chicks Be Named? A Contest Is Taking Suggestions

Suggested names for Monty and Rose's new chicks must reflect Chicago's "heritage, culture and diversity," according to the birder group.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Replay Andersonville Shuts Down Temporarily After Waiter Tests Positive For Coronavirus

"We should all expect it at some point, that someone tests positive," the owner of Replay said. "By being intelligent about it, we can live with the virus."