Walley the dog runs around at Montrose Dog Beach, where a fence separating the dog and people beaches is buried in sand.Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Montrose Dog Beach Looks Like A ‘Hellscape’ As The Rising Lake Swallows It Up, But Officials Hope To Save It

Ald. James Cappleman's office is looking into expanding the dog beach into a portion of the people beach to make up for space lost to the lake.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.