Irma Anthony, 77, of Garfield Park runs Sugar Wugga in the neighborhood. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Packed Garfield Park Valentine’s Market Proves ‘There Is A Lot Of Buying Power On The West Side’

Of the 32 vendors at the market, 80 percent are West Side entrepreneurs. And lots of the small business are being helped by the new sprawling, $34 million food incubator in Garfield Park.

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73 More People Die Of Coronavirus In Illinois In The Worst Day To Date

There have now been 380 deaths in Illinois. An additional 1,287 positive cases were added in the past 24 hours.

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New Pilsen Mural ‘We Will Figure It Out. Aqui Juntos’ Inspires Hope During Coronavirus Crisis

"We wanted to let our neighbors know we are thinking about them," artist Shelby Rodeffer said.

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Undocumented Chicagoans Are Eligible For City’s Coronavirus Relief Benefits As Mayor Signs New Order

Undocumented people pay taxes — but the federal government isn't helping them with relief programs during the pandemic, so Chicago is stepping up.