Kids at an Uptown elementary school need a gym, but owners of nearby mansions say it would come too close to their subdivision. Jonathan Ballew / Block Club Chicago

Uptown Kids Need A New Gym, And Aldermen Say They’ll Fight Mansion Owners ‘Tooth And Nail’ To Make It Happen

McCutcheon Elementary students were thrilled when they got funding for a new gym annex — but a neighboring homeowners association is suing, saying the gym would disrupt their community of historic mansions.

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Convicted Of A Weed Crime? Expungement Clinic Aims To Help People Clear Their Records In West Loop This Weekend

During the clinic, volunteer attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal advice and begin the record-clearing and expungement process.

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After 40 Years, Pilsen’s Latina Mothers Look Back On The Long Fight To Build A High School

The 1979 La Esperanza mural was created to commemorate the fight for Benito Juarez High School to be built. Now, a new plaque, exhibit and comic book aim to honor the mural and the story the behind it.