Morton School of Excellence, a Level 1+ neighborhood elementary school, finally will be able to bring a gifted program to the city's West Side.Facebook; Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

With No Selective-Enrollment Elementary Schools On The West Side, One School Is Working To Give Gifted Local Kids A Place To Thrive

There are 28 selective-enrollment elementary schools across the city. But not one of those schools is located on the West Side.

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.

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Lane Tech Votes To Nix ‘Indian’ Mascot

In a community survey with thousands of responses, about half said they wanted Lane Tech to stop using its mascot and other related imagery, saying it reinforces harmful stereotypes of Native Americans.