Landlord Hillary Bartoli holding her recent property tax bills.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

In Logan Square, Small Landlords Struggle To Keep Rents Low As Taxes Mount And Big Money Firms Roll In

Small landlords say they're often painted as villains as longtime tenants are forced out of Logan Square — but they say they're struggling, too.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

After Mayor Rejects Defunding Police, Youth Activists Bring Demands To Her Neighborhood

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday again made it clear she does not intend to defund the Chicago Police Department, but youth activists aren't giving up the fight.

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Neighbors Help Albany Park Doggy Day Care Recover After Monday Storm

A neighbor and customer launched a GoFundMe after downed power lines started a fire at the building.

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

Developers Break Ground On 7-Story Apartment Building Across From Sheridan Red Line Stop

The 120-unit building will rise on the former site of an Ace Hardware store. It will include a new Ace, a coffee shop and several other stores.