Anton Seals (second from far right) with Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton and others working toward more equitable marijuana legalization.

With Legal Weed, South Side Neighborhoods Hurt By War On Drugs Will Get Economic Boost, Officials Say: ‘This Is Reparations’

Activists and elected officials are working to make sure legal weed benefits people of color — not just white North Siders.

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Wrigley Field, Sox Park Will Have Dropoff Boxes For Your Mail-In Votes On Tuesday

The boxes will be available on Election Day for mail-in voters.

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New Little Free Library In Englewood Honors Neighborhood Group R.A.G.E.

"People have been meeting new neighbors, forming friendships. ... The boxes bring people together.

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South Side Pie Challenge Wants You To ‘Pie It Forward’ To Your Neighbors And Donate To Food Banks

The virtual event was organized after the in-person bake-off was canceled because of coronavirus. Participants are asked to donate at least $20 to a food pantry, bake a pie for a friend and tell them to do the same.