Lincoln Yards protestors packed into Ald. Cappleman's office on Tuesday evening. JONATHAN BALLEW/BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

As Big Lincoln Yards Vote Looms, Protesters Call On Ald. James Cappleman To ‘Delay The TIF’

The North Side alderman's position as zoning chair has made him a target for those opposed to Lincoln Yards citywide.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

It’s Time To Make Juneteenth An Official City Holiday, Ald. Says: ‘Black History Is American History’

Juneteenth — or June 19 — marks the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, and should be celebrated citywide, supporters say.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Park District Shuts Down Humboldt Park Advisory Council After Fights, Threats And Chaotic Election: ‘This Is Not OK’

The group is supposed to organize Easter egg hunts and park activities. Instead, they've been sparring about gentrification.

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

How Can We Improve Food Access In Chicago And Beyond? Food Policy Summit Brings Experts Together In South Shore

Activists Malik Yakini of Detroit and Navina Khanna of Oakland will headline the 15th annual summit Friday at South Shore Cultural Center.