Ald. David Moore (c) was joined by Roopster Roux author Lavaille Lavette (fourth from right) and Mohammed and Naseh Odeh (far left, third from left) of Greenway Operations LLC for the The Roux's groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday.JNG/Block Club Chicago

What If Corner Stores Were Also Community Centers? ‘Roopster Roux’ Author Brings Gas Station/Literary Center To South Side

A crime-fighting, book-loving rooster will be the face of a new gas station opening in Chicago Lawn this winter.

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As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

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Here’s What You Can Buy At Gucci’s New Psychedelic Pop-Up Shop

The luxury retailer opened the disco ball-encrusted shop in an old drive-thru bank in the West Loop.