Dispensary 33 in Andersonville will partner with local businesses for the first day of marijuana sales in Illinois.Courtesy Dispensary 33

Uptown’s Dispensary33 Ready To Start Selling Legal Weed At 9 A.M. On Jan. 1 — And Expecting A Crowd

Dispensary33 in Uptown is one of three Chicago dispensaries to be given a license to sell recreational pot.

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Basketball Rims Removed From 21st Ward Parks After Alderman Spots Crowded Court: ‘People Are Dying’

The South Side ward has one of the highest numbers of coronavirus cases in the city, but people were still crowding an Auburn Gresham basketball court Tuesday.

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With No Testing Sites On The West Side And Mask Shortages, Hospitals And Neighborhood Leaders Ask For Help

Communities vulnerable to COVID-19 are asking the city and state for testing, masks, and supplies to relieve deep health disparities faced by black residents.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

The Chosen Few Picnic’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Is Still On — For Now

The "Woodstock of house music" is still scheduled for July 4, though the coronavirus has led organizers to pause advance ticket sales.