Paul, Michele, Beckett and Buster Bolger of Elmwood Park pose for a photo in Humboldt Park as temperatures reached 80 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of Chicago while cases of Coronavirus in Illinois continue to rise on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

The City Wants You To Make And Donate Masks For a Massive, Chicago-Wide Drive

The city is asking Chicagoans to make and donate cloth masks for people in need. Here's how you can help.

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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.