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."

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.