About 60 residents attended Wednesday's community meeting on a plan to replace old-school Polish dive bar Mr. ZJ’s. Mina Boom/Block Club Chicago

Some Neighbors Fear Replacing Polish Dive Bar In Logan Square With New Tavern Will Speed Up Gentrification

Some say replacing Mr. ZJ's would inject new life into an otherwise sleepy pocket of the neighborhood, while others fear it would speed up gentrification.

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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.