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.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Lori Lightfoot Moves To Disband Chicago’s School Board, Setting Up Major Shift

Lightfoot, who was sworn in Monday, campaigned on a promise to support a switch from a school board appointed by the mayor to one selected by the public.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Instagram-Friendly BomboBar Adds A Bright New Flavor To Gelato Lineup

The new flavor, Sugar Clouds, will taste like sugar cookies and be topped with glitter sprinkles.