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.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Anyone Who Receives Government Assistance Can Now Get A Big Discount On The Internet In Chicago

The Internet Essentials program is making it so anyone who participates in at least one government assistance program can get discounted broadband in Chicago.

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Little Victories, A New Bar And Restaurant In Former Anthem Space On Division Street, Opening Soon

The Wicker Park sports bar is gone, and the new place will now be "more in in-line with the neighborhood evolution over the past 10 years," an owner said this week.