A developer has converted the old Chicago Public Schools Motley School at 739 N. Ada St. into apartments. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Inside West Town’s Shuttered Elementary School Now Known As Motley School Apartments (Starting at $2,300 A Month)

The school, which was called Near North Elementary when CPS shut it down in 2013, has been converted into apartments that feature some former elements of the school, including chalkboard.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.