Waggin' Swag owner Marcella Groves poses with Mayor Rahm Emanuel after accepting a grant from the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund.Provided.

South And West Side Businesses Get Boost From $25 Million In Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Cash

The fund is an initiative started by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2017 to answer criticism that, despite a Downtown building boom, some neighborhoods were being left behind.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Mamby On The Beach Canceled, High Lake Levels And Endangered Birds Blamed

The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Rock The Badges Takes Over Six Corners This Weekend

Money raised at the event is donated to charities that benefit the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Culver’s To Open Below New Luxury Micro Apartments In Ravenswood

The micro apartments and new Culver's will be steps away from a CTA Brown Line stop.