Healthy Hood, a Pilsen fitness studio, transformed into a makeshift warming center to provide shelter to people who are homeless. Tanya Lozano

Pilsen Studio Takes In 70 People Who Are Homeless During Dangerous Cold: ‘We Aren’t Turning Anyone Away’

More than 150 volunteers, local restaurants and groups have rallied to turn the fitness studio into a makeshift shelter.

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Nine New Weed Dispensaries Could Be Cleared To Open At Special March Meeting

River North and West Loop dispensaries could be approved at the March 6 meeting.

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‘Poverty Is Killing Us — All Of Us’: Lightfoot Pledges To End Generational Poverty

Approximately 22 percent of Chicagoans fall below the Federal Poverty Level, which is an annual income of $26,200 for a family of four.

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Rohingya Refugees, ‘Citizens Of Nowhere,’ Find Support And A Sense Of Home On Devon Avenue

Nearly 2,000 Rohingya people are now living in Chicago, making the city home to the largest Rohingya population in the country.