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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LIVE UPDATES: Downtown Starts Reopening Wednesday, Mayor Lightfoot Pledges To Speed Up Police Reforms

Block Club reporters are following what’s happening in neighborhoods all around the city.

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Downtown Chicago Reopening Wednesday

Most bridges will lower and streets will reopen to everyone, the city announced.

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Logan Square ‘Much Calmer’ After Weekend Of Vandalism, Leaders Say

Fewer than 10 Logan Square businesses were hit in the weekend spree, according to the local chamber of commerce.