Von Humboldt Elementary School has sat empty since 2013. The district closed the school in what has become known as the largest mass school closure in the country’s modern history.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Turn Closed School Into ‘Teachers Village’ In Humboldt Park Stalls: ‘They’re Going To Start From Square One,’ La Spata Says

Newly-elected Ald. Daniel La Spata is pushing for more affordable family-sized apartments — which are much-needed in the area.

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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.