A pair of writers and editors for local history website Forgotten Chicago discovered a "treasure trove" of Chicago political archives in a nondescript Avondale building.Provided

Chicago History Buffs Discover Old City Clerk’s Abandoned Office In Avondale, Full Of Decades Worth Of Political Dirt

"There were no lights, no electricity, just flashlights. It was like, 'Wow, seriously? This entire aldermanic ward office was sitting here intact?' We couldn't believe our eyes."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

Citywide Primary category in which blog post is published

Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.