Trees cut down at Legion on Jan. 8. Crews knocked down the trees Monday.alex v. hernandez/block club chicago

Neighbors Stunned After Riverbank Trees Cut Down, But Army Corps Says Native Trees Will Replace Them

Neighbors along Legion Park at Bryn Mawr and the North Branch of the Chicago River were shocked when hundreds of trees were taken down on Monday.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.