City attorney Steve Q. McKenzie addresses questions from the media Friday Feb. 1.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

City Makes Emergency Heat Repairs At Cold Buildings … And Will Send Landlords The Bill

The city used its powers for the first time in order to proactively fix six buildings officials say were absolute emergencies.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.