Longtime Avondale resident Gladys Moreno, 68, is disappointed the city didn't make noticeable improvements to the inside of the station.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Bold New Belmont Blue Line Station Makes Its Debut, But Lack Of Elevator Irks Some Riders

An elevator, which would make the station ADA accessible, would have cost $71 million, the CTA said. While they can't swing that now, they do plan on adding one.

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Man, 33, Shot On Lake Park Avenue In Hyde Park

The man was shot in the shoulder and hand near The Promontory.

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The Alley’s Lakeview Storefront Is Closing This Weekend As The Iconic Counterculture Store Pivots To Online

Owner Mark Thomas said the Alley has "actually done well" since the coronavirus pandemic hit, but it needs to pivot to the online store because "the future is the internet."

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30 More People Killed By Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,257 Cases Reported

Among the victims were seven people in Cook County. At least 8,538 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.