Retiring Ald. Margaret Laurino (39th) (at the microphone), appears with city and county officials as well as Ald.-elect Samantha Nugent.Alex V. Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

Heavy Rains Flowing Into New $70 Million Albany Park Tunnel — Not People’s Basements, City Officials Say

"Instead of water causing street flooding or going into people’s homes, it's going into the tunnel,' said Kari K. Steele, president of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.

Albany Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Getting A Tattoo Can Help Stop Sexual Violence, Support Survivors During 1-Day Fundraiser At Deluxe Tattoo

Deluxe Tattoo will provide special tattoos for one day as part of a fundraiser for Still Not Asking For It.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Sip Coffee House Closes After 20 Years In West Town, Will Be Replaced By A Bakery

"I believe there is a place and time for everything," owner Nancy Angelopoulous said. "We are ending on a good note."