The Edgewater home of the late jazz poet Ken Nordine is in the middle of a preservation fight. Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Edgewater Mansion, Home To Late ‘Word Jazz’ Poet Ken Nordine, At Heart Of Preservation Fight

Preservationists are working to save the mansion that is listed for sale as a redevelopment opportunity.

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

After Several Weeks Of Waiting, Innertown Pub Is Finally Opening Its Outdoor Beer Garden

At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted to not oppose the bar's permit.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

West Side Church Offering $100 Per Gun At Turn-In Event Saturday

The no-questions-asked gun dropoff is an effort to reduce gun violence on the West Side.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a $50 million campus with a health center, urban farm and affordable housing to life.