Thieves stole high-end bikes from BFF Bikes in Bucktown (left) and Cycle Smythy in Lincoln Park (right) in January. Provided

High-End Bike Thieves Target Small Shops Around Town, Making Off With At Least $70,000 In Bicycles

At least six shops and gyms have been hit so far. “I’m literally afraid to go to sleep at night," a Bucktown bike shop owner said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.