Teachers from Bateman School in Albany Park attend a protest at Lincoln Yards. Hannah Alani/ Block Club Chicago

Frustrated Teachers Take On Lincoln Yards As Strike Reaches Day 9: ‘TIF Money … Should Be Going To Our Schools’

Earlier this month, Mayor Lightfoot said the $1.3 billion tax subsidy for Lincoln Yards is not "available [money] that we can just shift somewhere else."

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

New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Woman On Divvy Bike Says Pick-Up Truck Driver Hit, Seriously Injured Her In Logan Square

Because of her head injuries, Marguerite Wynter doesn't remember much about what happened. Wynter and her family are calling on witnesses to come forward.