Hoda Katebi, left, works on her computer while Mercy, right, cuts pieces for a sample garment. Hannah Steinkopf-Frank / Block Club Chicago

Uptown Will Soon Be Home To Country’s First Woman- And Refugee-Owned Clothing Co-Op

Hoda Katebi, founder of popular fashion blog JooJoo Azad, said Chicago is a natural fit for ethical fashion.

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CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For Two Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.

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Chicagoans Flock To Closed Beaches, But City Plans To Kick Them Out This Weekend

The city's "social distance ambassadors" weren't having much luck clearing Montrose Beach Thursday. “We tried telling them but they ignored us."

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Want To Stop The Violence? Keep Showing Up, Pastor Says While Bringing Food, Other Essentials To South Siders

The Trap Pastor will return to his outpost near Moran Park on Friday at 3:30 to give out hot dogs, hamburgers, groceries, masks and baby items for those in need.