Videographer Mitch Wenkus films the Piping Plovers at Montrose Beach.Provided

Documentary To Tell The Story Of Chicago’s Piping Plovers And The Birders Who Fought To Protect Them

Uptown resident and lifelong birder Bob Dolgan said the film will hopefully debut in the fall.

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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.