Ald. Deb Mell at a 2018 event to condemn the burning of a rainbow banner by Rev. Paul Kalchik at Resurrection Catholic Church.Mina Bloom/ Block Club Chicago

Ald. Mell ‘Disappointed’ After Election Guide Labels Her A ‘Disservice To White Dykes,’ But Author Of Guide Says It Wasn’t Homophobic

The guide calls openly-gay Ald. Deb Mell (33rd) "a defiler of bowties and a disservice to White dykes everywhere in the city."

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A Funeral To A Birthday Party To Church: Here’s How Coronavirus Spread In Chicago

Within weeks, 16 people related to "super-spreading" events had confirmed or suspected cases of coronavirus and three had died.

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With Summer Fest Canceled, South Shore SSA Floats Ideas To Prop Up Businesses Hard Hit By Coronavirus

Ideas for the $123,000 in available funds included a delivery service, a website promoting businesses and paying restaurants to feed first responders.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Basketball Rims Removed From 21st Ward Parks After Alderman Spots Crowded Court: ‘People Are Dying’

The South Side ward has one of the highest numbers of coronavirus cases in the city, but people were still crowding an Auburn Gresham basketball court Tuesday.