Whitney Young Magnet High School officials cut the ribbon on a $4.3 million athletic complex named after alumna and former first lady Michelle Obama Monday.

Michelle Obama Honored With New Namesake Whitney Young Athletic Complex: ‘This Is A Facility For Everybody’

"It’s similar to what Barack and I are hoping to achieve with the Obama Presidential Center, a place where everyone in Chicago can gather to learn and play and strengthen this community together," the former first lady said.

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Black Dog Gelato Moving Into Former Heavenly Spot In Logan Square

Esam Hani, a prolific restauranteur, had announced plans to take over the storefront but has since stepped aside after the owner of Black Dog Gelato asked him if she could have it instead.

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Armed Robbers Steal Cash, Liquor And Cigarettes From Albany Park 7-Eleven, Police Say

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez said robberies have been reported at 7-Elevens in several police districts recently.

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Schwa Alums Opening B.Y.O.B. Homemade Pasta Shop Flour Power In Ukrainian Village

Award-winning chef Wilson Bauer and wife Alice Richter are asking neighbors to help them fund the restaurant's finishing touches via a Kickstarter campaign.