Protesters calling for a stop to the Lincoln Yards TIF gathered outside Lightfoot's speech Thursday. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Fight To Stop $1.3 Billion Tax Subsidy For Lincoln Yards Returns To Court

Regardless of the outcome of the lawsuit, organizers hope the city will seek a "serious, systemic reform" of TIFs.

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Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.

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With Cooking Parties On Hold, Get In The Kitchen Brings In Sidelined Chefs To Launch Their Own Takeout Menus

Owner Jason Bailin started renting his space to furloughed chefs so they can offer prepared meals and home cooking kits.

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Avondale Hackerspace Volunteers Make More Than 4,500 Face Shields For Essential Workers

"The fact that we had so many people who were desperate for anything to protect them against getting infected just cried out for whatever help anyone could lend."