As a lame-duck City Council signed off on nearly $2 billion in tax subsidies for developers, five newly elected aldermen protested outside.United Working Families

‘This Is The Last Time. You’re Done’: After Defeat, Lincoln Yards Critics Hopeful New Council Will Stop Luxury TIF Handouts

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot said a deal like the one approved Wednesday won't happen under her watch. "Enjoy this moment in the sun, because you’re never going to get a deal like this again."

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Wicker Park Farmers Market Feud: After Longtime Vendor Booted For Mask Violations, Supporters Slam Market Organizers

For the first time in 20 years, Nichols Farm & Orchard did not operate a booth Sunday. Market organizers said the farm wouldn't comply with COVID-19 safety measures, but the farm's owner alleges a personal vendetta.

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CPS Giving Parents A Week To Decide Whether To Send Kids To School Or Choose Remote Learning

District officials said they need time to plan based on how many families choose all-remote learning. The Teachers Union wants CPS to open for remote learning only this fall.

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Bucktown Dispensary Gets Key Approval, But Neighborhood Group Wants More Social Equity Promises

Verano Holdings want to open a Zen Leaf dispensary at 1720 N. Damen Ave., previously home to a Marc Jacobs store.