From left: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, "Black-ish" actress Yara Shahidi, former President Barack Obama and Mimi Gonzalez of the Community Leadership Corps close out the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit, held at the Illinois Institute of Technology.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Obamas Focus On Community At Foundation Summit, But No Talk Of Neighbors’ Role In Presidential Center Plans

Michelle Obama said the presidential center will bring "life" to a dormant Jackson Park. "It might be protected and loved by its friends, but it's not used by the community."

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Nixon Elementary Staffer Removed After Allegations Of Inappropriate Conduct With Student

The allegations do not involve sexual misconduct, the interim principal told parents in a letter this week.

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Take A Peek Inside Cards Against Humanity’s Chicago Board Game Cafe (It’s Open!)

The cafe's vault is packed with more than 300 games. Find out which games are on tap.

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Double Door’s Proposed New Site Gets Updated Plans, Including 110 Apartments Next Door

Plans submitted to the city don't mention the Double Door by name, but a rezoning would allow for the use of a "theater" at the site.