Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepares to cut the ribbon at the opening of the Woodlawn Jewel Thursday morning.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

New Jewel Opens In Woodlawn, ‘A Proud, Historical Community That Is Once Again On The Rise’

The Jewel opened Thursday at 61st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.

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Army Of Lawyers Will Be Watching 25th Ward Polling Places On Election Day In Response To Vote Buying, Fraud Allegations

In February, some fourth precinct voters said they were given $20 gift cards in exchange for a vote for candidate Byron Sigcho Lopez.

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Belmont-Cragin Elementary School Is Getting A New $44 Million State-Of-The-Art Building

Belmont Cragin is home to the fastest growing Latino population in the state, according to a local nonprofit.