Artist Naimah Thomas benefited from Build Coffee's Meal-Based Residency Program. Artwork by Naimah Thomas

Rising Chicago Artists Can Get Exposure — And Food — At Build Coffee’s ‘Meal-Based Residency’ In Woodlawn

Artists have until July 31 to apply to be displayed at the coffee shop — and in exchange, receive three free meals a week for the duration of the show.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

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.