Ald. Pat O'Connor and challenger Andre Vasquez will head to a runoff race April 2. Provided

40th Ward Runoff: Ald. Pat O’Connor And Andre Vasquez Set To Square Off At Forum Monday

Because Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th) wasn’t able to get at least 50 percent of the vote Feb. 26 he's facing Andre Vasquez in a runoff election.

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

New ‘Anti-Racist Andersonville’ Group To Protest Obama Mural Defacement With Rally Friday

Anti-Racist Andersonville was formed in response to a number of racist incidents in the neighborhood, including the writing of "Hang Obama" in chalk along Clark Street.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Don’t Go To Big Barbecues, Fireworks Shows This 4th Of July, Top Doc Says

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes it risky to have parties or gatherings with crowds — especially as other places are seeing big increases in cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

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

‘The Lemonade Land’ Would Turn A Vacant South Shore Lot Into A Microbusiness Market

A group of South Shore residents will hold a July 4 fundraiser at the vacant lot at 6700 S. Dorchester Ave. to kick off their plans for a market on the site.