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

Thanks To The Kindness Of Strangers, This West Side Activist Can Get A New Wheelchair — And Might Walk Again

Strangers donated $5,000 to help activist Tree Brown afford a new wheelchair that can help him recover and, hopefully, walk again one day.

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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.