File Photo: Smoke from a fire rises at the General Iron Industries in December 2015. | Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

General Iron’s Move To East Side Approved By State Regulators Despite Community Outrage

The permit approval clears a path for General Iron — a metal scrapper with a long history of violations — to move into “an area of environmental justice concern."

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More Street Closures This Weekend For Expanded 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