Left: A rendering shows what the 500,000-square-foot police and fire training facility in West Garfield Park will look like. Right: Three aldermen — Ariel Reboyras, Anthony Napolitano & Nicholas Sposato — placed these signs on their desks during the City Council meeting. Chicago Infrastructure Trust; Heather Cherone/The Daily Line

Rahm Pushes Plan To Spend $95 Million On New Police, Fire Training Academy Through Divided City Council

Hundreds of No Cop Academy protesters converged on City Hall, where they were met with a massive show of force by police officers.

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Man Behind Bucktown’s Frank’s Barber Shop Dies, Leaving Behind A Legacy Of Kindness, Community

From white flight to gang violence to gentrification, the neighborhood changed a lot since the 1960s. But Frank Burgos was a "mainstay."

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Revamped Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Accepting Applications With A Priority On South And West Sides

Improvements allow the grant to cover up to 100 percent of project costs for locally-owned businesses that hire from the neighborhood.

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Chef’s Special, New Spot From Giant Team, Bringing Chinese Food And Craft Cocktails To Bucktown

Take a look inside Chef's Special, the latest spot from chef Jason Vincent which opens Wednesday on Western Avenue.