Nature (far left) is the mother of the feral cat colony adopted by Bucktown resident Jeannette Cooper. The cats are sterilized and will keep alley rats away with their pheromones. Clockwise beginning in the top-right corner, Nature's children include Windy, Cloudy, Sunny and Rainy. Jeannette Cooper/Provided

Don’t Feed These Bucktown Cats — They’re Here To Keep The Rats Away

"Rats are such an emotional issue ...people just want a solution that works," said a Cats at Work manager, a program that puts feral cats to work in the neighborhoods.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Mamby On The Beach Canceled, High Lake Levels And Endangered Birds Blamed

The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Rock The Badges Takes Over Six Corners This Weekend

Money raised at the event is donated to charities that benefit the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Culver’s To Open Below New Luxury Micro Apartments In Ravenswood

The micro apartments and new Culver's will be steps away from a CTA Brown Line stop.