The West Side Vision Zero plan will include pedestrian islands like this one on Madison Street designed to slow down traffic and help people cross the busy street. Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

City Wants To Fix Dangerous West Side Streets By Adding Bike Lanes, Pedestrian Islands And More With $6 Million Infrastructure Plan

The plan is in response to an analysis that found some of the most dangerous streets in the city are on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Want A Thanksgiving Pie? Order It Now, Chicago Bakeries Warn As Pie-mageddon Approaches

Bakers are feverishly whipping up everything from pumpkin to chocolate Nutella pies. There's still time — barely — to place an order.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Bucktown Parents: Learn About Your CPS Options During Annual Open House Thursday

"The goal of the open house is to get people to send their kids to public schools," one neighborhood leader said.