Roughly 500 residents showed up to Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa's meeting on the 100-unit affordable housing complex proposed next to the Logan Square Blue Line station in April.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

What Improvements Are Needed In The 35th Ward? Weigh In At Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa’s ‘Neighborhood Assemblies’

"It's really about coming up with a work plan for the next four years from the people who employ me: the residents of the 35th ward," Ramirez-Rosa said of the meetings.

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Here’s Where You Can Vote Early And Safely Drop Off Vote-By-Mail Ballots In Chicago (MAP)

Early voting will kick off Oct. 1 and officials will start sending out vote-by-mail ballots Sept. 24.

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Hyde Park Jazz Festival Wants You To Support Musicians This Weekend — Just Don’t Mob Their In-Person Concerts

Saturday's concerts will be livestreamed from the Logan Center on the University of Chicago campus. Sunday afternoon's performances will be livestreamed and held at 18 locations throughout Hyde Park.

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How Can We Save Chicago Kids From Spiking Gun Violence? ‘We Need All Hands On Deck,’ Mediators, Activists Say

Nearly four dozen children younger than 18 — including babies and toddlers — have been shot to death this year amid a surge of gun violence across Chicago.