Three teens were shot near a Chatham charter school Monday, police said. Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

Police Plan ‘Open Conversation’ About Treatment Of Marginalized Groups In Series Of Meetings Starting In Uptown

How can police better serve victims of hate crimes or transgender individuals? You can weigh in at upcoming meetings.

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West Side Community Garden Getting Renovations So Seniors, People With Disabilities Can Use It

Paved walkways and raised planters will make it easier for people with disabilities to garden — including military veterans like garden founder Robert Hart.

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After Census Bureau Moves Up Deadline, Chicago Organizers Scrambling To Get Residents Counted

Organizers now have to squeeze three months of labor-intensive work into two months, and they're worried they won’t be able to reach as many residents in resource-starved neighborhoods.

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Condo Neighbors Create ‘Land Of Make Believe’ With Field Of Inflatable Unicorns To Battle Coronavirus Blues

The Uptown building's courtyard is decked out with a pride-flag-wearing monkey, Christmas-themed dinosaurs and a field of unicorns.