Jack Mongan Photography

Sunday’s Polar Plunge In Lots Of Very Cold Photos

Hundreds of people braved the 35-degree waters of Lake Michigan for the annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics.

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

Bucktown Muggers Picked The Wrong Victim — A Female Golden Gloves Champion: ‘A Man Hits Me, I’m Firing Back’

Before muggers attacked her in Bucktown, Claire Quinn had won Chicago's Golden Gloves competition and carried a 6-0 fight record.

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

City Pushes To Improve Midway Plaisance ‘Swamp’ Land To Replace Parkland Lost To Obama Center

The city intends to upgrade the east end of Midway Plaisance as it tries to meet a federal requirement to replace Jackson Park land lost to the Obama Center.