Roswell Mason Elementary School alumni at an alumni reunion picnic in 2018. Joe Johnson

West Side Alumni Reunion Picnics Bring Thousands Together To Celebrate Their Roots

"It's something that started on a fluke and it blew up into something that's absolutely fantastic and beautiful," said Landers Gakins, a founder of the oldest and biggest reunion picnic in North Lawndale.

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Emporium Arcade Owners Bail On Plan To Expand MOCA Weed Dispensary In Logan Square

The dispensary was burglarized earlier this month and the burglar made off with more than $100,000 in cash, police said.

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Chicago’s South Asian Community To Rally Against India’s Anti-Muslim Citizenship Measure

A demonstration planned for Sunday in West Ridge will mirror others across the country.