A rendering shows what the 500,000-square-foot police and fire training facility in West Garfield Park will look like. Chicago Infrastructure Trust

Ald. Emma Mitts Tells Opponents Of Police, Fire Training Academy To Mind Their Own Business As Plan Advances

If residents of the 37th Ward opposed the training facility, Ald. Mitts would not have won without facing a runoff, Ald. David Moore said. "The community’s vote is their voice."

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Little Jim’s, The First And Oldest Gay Bar In Boystown, Closing For Good

Often described as the gay "Cheers," Little Jim’s opened in 1975 and was the first gay bar in Boystown and the second-oldest gay bar in Chicago.

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New ‘Anti-Racist Andersonville’ Group To Protest Obama Mural Defacement With Rally Friday

Anti-Racist Andersonville was formed in response to a number of racist incidents in the neighborhood, including the writing of "Hang Obama" in chalk along Clark Street.

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Don’t Go To Big Barbecues, Fireworks Shows This 4th Of July, Top Doc Says

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes it risky to have parties or gatherings with crowds — especially as other places are seeing big increases in cases, hospitalizations and deaths.