A new Michelle Obama mural features the first lady wearing traditional Korean clothing at Perilla, 401 W. Milwaukee Ave. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

New Michelle Obama Mural In Chicago Aims To Capture Former First Lady’s ‘Warm’ Spirit

The mural features the South Side native wearing traditional Korean clothing. "We are so proud of this amazing human being, who happens to be a Chicagoan," the restaurant's owner said.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.