Ivonne Cruz was supported by the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund to build six art studios in the new DragonFLY Gallery earlier this year.Pascal Sabino/Block Club Chicago

‘Art Can Change Your Life’: A Gallery With Studios, Lessons And Shows Coming To West Side

Ivonne Cru's DragonFLY Gallery and Creative Spaces aims to fill a void for emerging artists in the Garfield Park area.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.