Activist Tree Brown has had to use a wheelchair since he was shot in July 2012, but it's broken down and causes him pain.GoodKids MadCity/Twitter

This West Side Activist Was Paralyzed By A Shooting — Now Fellow Organizers Are Fundraising To Get Him A New Wheelchair

Tree Brown, 25, lives in constant pain because his wheelchair is severely broken, but he still dedicates much of his time to trying to end violence in Chicago.

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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.