Corry Williams and Maurice Cox, center, at 345 Art Gallery or the launch of the 2020 NOF application window. Pascal Sabino / Block Club Chicago

Revamped Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Accepting Applications With A Priority On South And West Sides

Improvements allow the grant to cover up to 100 percent of project costs for locally-owned businesses that hire from the neighborhood.

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

Blagojevich’s Barber Likes The Gray Hair, Looking Forward To Working On That Famous Mane Again

Peter Vodovoz, owner of Mr. Barber of Chicago, said he likes the natural look Blagojevich got while in prison. But he needs a trim.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Howard Brown To Buy Pioneering Gay Bar Little Jim’s For A Major Expansion In Lakeview

Little Jim's, the oldest gay bar in Boystown, would close under the plan. The owners plan to retire.