Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrating with Belmont-Cragin Elementary students and parents at Thursday's press conference.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

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.

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Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.