Bicyclists held a vigil after a woman was struck and killed in what they say was a poorly-maintained bike lane on Nov. 6.Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

‘Please Don’t Kill Us’: After Woman Killed In Fading Irving Park Bike Lane, 200 Cyclists Demand More Protection

Years ago, Northwest Siders rejected a plan to install protected bike lanes due to parking concerns. Now, a woman is dead and bicyclists are furious.

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Free Soul Food Restaurant On West Side Raising Money To Feed People In Need

The free restaurant feeds hundreds each day in an area that lacks healthy, affordable food.

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Saturday Is ‘Fiesta Mexicana Day,’ Honoring Uptown’s Oldest Restaurant

Peruvian immigrant Lucy Matthew opened Fiesta Mexicana on Broadway in 1979. Her daughter, Tania D'Agostino, now owns the restaurant.

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Ald. Sposato Calls Columbus Protesters ‘Savages’ At Police Budget Hearing

The Northwest Side alderman made the comment during a contentious City Council hearing about the Chicago Police budget.