MAT Asphalt is located at 2055 W. Pershing Road in McKinley Park.Pascal Sabino

Amid Concerns Over Dust, Controversial McKinley Park Asphalt Plant Applies For EPA Permit Again

The IEPA denied its application in February, and residents like Kate Moser are growing increasingly concerned about the dust blowing off of asphalt trucks leaving the plant.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Black Dog Gelato’s New Logan Square Shop Donating Half Of Sunday Profits To Help Black Moms

Black Dog is one of a few ice cream shops participating in "Scoops For Change," modeled after "Bakers Against Racism."

South Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Manny’s Deli Begs Customers For Support With Downtown Workers Gone: ‘We Are Struggling. This Isn’t A Joke’

The South Loop cafeteria, a mainstay for politicians like the Daleys and Obama, used to serve 1,000 people a day. Now it's serving just 200.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.