(from right) Jim Lasko, Elyse Agnello and Mike Healy are the founders of Guild Row, "a social club for the artisanally curious."Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Old Warehouses Along Chicago River Being Transformed Into ‘Guild Row’ Club With Craft Workshops And More

The "social club" will house everything from a woodworking studio to an industrial kitchen. "The whole effort here is to make the most out of what you have," one of the founders said.

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CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For Two Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.

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Chicagoans Flock To Closed Beaches, But City Plans To Kick Them Out This Weekend

The city's "social distance ambassadors" weren't having much luck clearing Montrose Beach Thursday. “We tried telling them but they ignored us."

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Want To Stop The Violence? Keep Showing Up, Pastor Says While Bringing Food, Other Essentials To South Siders

The Trap Pastor will return to his outpost near Moran Park on Friday at 3:30 to give out hot dogs, hamburgers, groceries, masks and baby items for those in need.