Mayor Lori Lightfoot joined Heartland Alliance’s READI Chicago program and Urban Growers Collective to announce the launch of Grounds for Peace, the city’s new vacant lot beautification pilot program designed to restore 50 city-owned residential vacant lots on Chicago’s South and West sides. Chicago Mayor's Office

50 City-Owned Vacant Lots On South And West Sides Getting Makeovers As Part Of Job Training Push

The Grounds for Peace program kicked off on Tuesday.

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Plan To Curb Gentrification Along The 606 By Hiking Developer Fines Is Back, Now With More Support Than Ever

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) was drafting a version of the ordinance that would reduce fines to developers, but Ald. Roberto Maldonado said something needed to happen quickly.

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Midwest Coast Brewing Opens On Near West Side With Brother-Sister Team At The Helm

The dog-friendly brewery is owned by Cameron Compton and his sister Lanie Veckman.