Maria Hinojosa and Augustine Hinojosa check out the rapidly growing Agave Americana.Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Amazing Agave At Garfield Park Conservatory Grew 11 Inches In One Weekend, And Will Soon Hit The Ceiling

One of nature’s many mysteries is unfolding in the Garfield Park Conservatory's Desert House.

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Chicago Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract By Wide Margin

The final margin was 81 percent to 19 percent with 80 percent of schools reporting late Friday.

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Emergency Shoreline Stabilization Work To Battle Rising Lake Begins Monday In Rogers Park

The city will spend millions to fortify the Far North Side's shoreline after early winter storms accelerated erosion.

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Redline VR’s Bar Now Has Chicago Beer

Redline VR hosted a grand opening Thursday night to celebrate the bar being fully stocked and open.