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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Tavern On North Owner Hopes His ‘Irish Hospitality’ Will Revive 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Owner Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.

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Uptown Seniors Blindsided By Removal Of Their CTA Bus Stop March Straight To Alderman’s Office

On Tuesday morning, a dozen seniors showed up to Ald. James Cappleman's office demanding to know why they weren't given notice about the removal of #36 stop at Broadway and Montrose.

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As Lightfoot Tackles Budget Crisis, CPS Near West Side High School Plan ‘Up In The Air,’ Burnett Says

With Rahm Emanuel out of office, the previously planned Near West Side high school is noticeably absent in CPS' latest capital budget. But neighbors aren't giving up the fight.