Some are calling for the removal of the Balbo Monument (left). A monument to George Washington (right) has also faced criticism since Washington owned slaves.Flickr/Chicago Crime Scenes and Chicago Park District

Should Chicago Tear Down Columbus Statues And Other Monuments? Aldermen Planning Ordinance To Do That

Two aldermen want to remove the city's two Christopher Columbus statues and the Balbo monument outside of Soldier Field, and they hope to rename Douglas Park on the West Side.

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10 Street Closures This Weekend For More Outdoor Dining

The street closures aim to give struggling restaurants room to safely serve more diners.

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Former Illinois Congressman Blasts Goya Foods, Joins Boycott Of Company After CEO Praises Trump

Following the ceremony, Goya Foods faced swift backlash from people who urged others never to purchase Goya products again.

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West Side Boxing Club Giving Out Produce, Groceries To Families Sunday: ‘We Want To Run This Indefinitely’

The organization's next food drive is set for noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at the former home of Mission of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1345 N. Karlov Ave