Hilco Global owns the former Crawford Coal Plant at 3501 S. Pulaksi Road in Little Village. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

City Tells Worried Little Village Residents To ‘Limit Outdoor Activities’ As Crews Demolish Old Coal Plant

Neighbors want the air quality monitored as a developer works to remediate and demolish the site to make way for a controversial one-million-square-foot warehouse. But the city says monitoring isn't required.

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Man Behind Bucktown’s Frank’s Barber Shop Dies, Leaving Behind A Legacy Of Kindness, Community

From white flight to gang violence to gentrification, the neighborhood changed a lot since the 1960s. But Frank Burgos was a "mainstay."

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Revamped Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Accepting Applications With A Priority On South And West Sides

Improvements allow the grant to cover up to 100 percent of project costs for locally-owned businesses that hire from the neighborhood.

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Chef’s Special, New Spot From Giant Team, Bringing Chinese Food And Craft Cocktails To Bucktown

Take a look inside Chef's Special, the latest spot from chef Jason Vincent which opens Wednesday on Western Avenue.