Protesters gathered near Progress Bar this weekend to condemn their shortlived rap ban — and other racist incidents in Boystown. Jake Wittich / Block Club Chicago

Rap Ban May Be Lifted At Progress Bar, But Boystown Needs To Confront Its History Of Racism, Activists Say

This weekend, protesters near Progress Bar said there have been several concerning incidents in Boystown recently — and they're fighting back.

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Baby Missing After Last Being Seen With Grandpa In Kenwood, Police Say

Kaydense Brooks was last seen Monday in the 4700 block of South Greenwood Avenue, police said.

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A ‘Lack Of Hope’ Permeates Chicago’s Cyclist Community After Another Fatal Bike Crash On Stony Island

Lee Luellen, 40, became the third Chicago cyclist killed this fall on a stretch of road where aldermen rejected bike lanes in the past.

With High Lake Levels Forecast For Winter, Use ‘Caution’ Along Lakefront, City Says

Crews on Monday began emergency work to fortify the lakefront ahead of winter.