Puerto Rico pitcher Louie Colon winds up during a July 28 La Azteca league game at Washington Park.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

La Azteca Players Say ‘Horrible’ Washington Park Field Conditions Pose An Injury Risk

Each amateur baseball team pays the league $1,500, which goes toward permits to play in the park. But the fields are in bad shape and it's hurting their game, players say.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Voices Of North Lawndale ‘Truly Interwoven’ Into Project That Wins Award For Neighborhood Planning

The plan unveiled in 2018 incorporated the feedback of hundreds of residents in its blueprint for building a stronger neighborhood.

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

Here’s A First Look Inside West Town’s ‘Porto,’ A New Restaurant From The Team Behind Beatnik

Porto will replace the Byline Bank previously at the corner of Chicago and Ashland avenues. "It's not lost on me how often small businesses are booted by banks."

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‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Visit Alinea, And Chef Grant Achatz Geeked Out

The longtime fan of the hit series served Kit Harrington and Gwendoline Christie a dessert on his replica Longclaw sword.