Houses in Pilsen. Mauricio Pena/ Block Club Chicago

Developers Face Up To $10,000 Fine For Harassing Homeowners To Sell Under New City Rule

Introduced by Pilsen Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, the ordinance looks to curb "predatory tactics" to get homeowners in gentrifying neighborhoods to sell their property.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

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.