Alisha Elenz (center), a nominee for the James Beard Award's Rising Star Chef honor and the executive chef at mfk., got glammed up with Tan France.

‘Queer Eye’ Star Tan France Gives mfk. Chef Alisha Elenz A Glam Makeover For James Beard Award Ceremony

Elenz is young but she already shines in Chicago's culinary world.

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Help Clean Up Englewood Again! #TheHoodTakeover, Part 2, Is On This Weekend

Englewood resident Shamica Wilson is looking for more volunteers, cleaning supplies and donations to help clear garbage and debris off of 14 blocks along Racine Avenue. Find out how you can help.

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After Strike, University Of Illinois Hospital, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The contract includes hiring 160 full-time nurses to cut down caseloads, improved wages and more protective measures amid the pandemic.