Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks in October at an announcement of the INVEST South/West Initiative. Provided

After Rahm’s ‘Smoke And Mirrors,’ Lightfoot Claims Neighborhood Opportunity Fund As Her Own

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: Even as developers flooded the fund as cranes dotted Chicago’s skyline, Emanuel awarded 156 grants totaling only $890,000.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Found Dead At Harrison Park In Pilsen

At 4:45 p.m., a man in his late 50s was found unresponsive in the 1800 block of West 18th Street, police said.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Explosion, City Shutdown Won’t Stop State EPA From Letting General Iron Move To East Side

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency cannot deny a permit "based upon allegations that a source is violating" the permit's requirements, a spokesperson said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

City Officials Approve ‘Roadmap’ For Attracting Development, Arts And Culture To South Shore

The plan focuses on upgrading 75th and 79th Streets from Stony Island Avenue to the lakefront.