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."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
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Lawrence, Berwyn Red Line Stations Will Be Closed For More Than 3 Years, Possibly As Soon As 2020

The Argyle and Bryn Mawr stations will be closed for upgrades during that time, too, but the CTA will have temporary stations to replace those.

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Half Acre’s Balmoral Taproom Is Getting A Huge New Beer Garden And Bocce Court Starting Friday

The brewery's revamped beer garden will now seat 120 guests and have an outdoor bar and event area.

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Woman Fondled While Walking Outside Near DePaul, Police Say

The incident happened early Friday near Sheffield and Fullerton avenues.