Resident Gene Pierson addresses The Night Ministry leaders at a community meeting in Bucktown. The crowd included a mix of residents who spoke out in support and in opposition of a plan to relocate The Crib, an overnight youth homeless shelter, to the neighborhood.Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Bucktown Residents Divided On Future Teen Homeless Shelter, But The Crib Vows To Be A Good Neighbor

One resident was applauded when he asked: "You’ve searched for two years, and you couldn’t find a space that isn't a stone’s throw from an elementary school?"

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

DePaul Students Want Professor To Apologize For Column, Tweets They Call Racist, Xenophobic — But He Says He Stands By Writing

A student group is calling on university officials to censure Professor Jason Hill and the group wants Hill to apologize for social media posts and a recent column.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Shut Down Rainbow Beach Park On Easter, Citing ‘Credible Intel’ — But Resident Wants Answers

On a beautiful Easter Sunday, drivers and pedestrians attempting to enter the South Side beach were turned away by police.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

$95 Million, 19-Story Office Tower At Fulton Market Gateway Gets Key Approval

Neighbors have been worried about the traffic Thor Equities' tower at 800 W. Fulton Market will bring to the increasingly crowded neighborhood.