Pothole claims are up by more than 15% this year.Quinn Ford / DNAinfo

Don’t Let Aldermen Decide Which Streets To Repair Anymore, Watchdog Says Again

The current rules have created an unequal system where some wards aren’t as well-funded as others.

Downtown 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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

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.