Gabriel Martinez owns Bernard Jewelers at 3151 W. Lawrence Ave. He stand inside his business June 1, 2020.alex v. hernandez/block club chicago

Albany Park Jeweler Loses $50,000 In Goods As Community Surveys Damage: ‘He Worked Really Hard For This’

Bernard Jewelers is a family-owned business that's been in the neighborhood since 1994. The owner said his store wasn't insured. “It just sad to see this,” his daughter said.

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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.