A Greater Grand Crossing building that once housed the Black Methodist for Church Renewal is being transformed into the Lyte Lounge, a youth center and community hub. Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Long-Vacant Building Being Transformed Into Queer-Friendly Center For South Side Homeless Youth

The Lyte Lounge will give youth who are homeless their own storage units, a place to take a shower and wash their clothes, and so much more.

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As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

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Here’s What You Can Buy At Gucci’s New Psychedelic Pop-Up Shop

The luxury retailer opened the disco ball-encrusted shop in an old drive-thru bank in the West Loop.