Landscape crews rip out the hedges a wealthy Lakeview homeowner planted on public land. Colin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

Wealthy Family’s Hedges Ripped Out After They Blocked Off Parkland As Their Own Private Yard

Block Club revealed Tuesday that businessman Michael Tadin Jr. and his family cordoned off parkland for their private use, according to an inspector general's report.

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Wrigley Field, Sox Park Will Have Dropoff Boxes For Your Mail-In Votes On Tuesday

The boxes will be available on Election Day for mail-in voters.

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New Little Free Library In Englewood Honors Neighborhood Group R.A.G.E.

"People have been meeting new neighbors, forming friendships. ... The boxes bring people together.

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South Side Pie Challenge Wants You To ‘Pie It Forward’ To Your Neighbors And Donate To Food Banks

The virtual event was organized after the in-person bake-off was canceled because of coronavirus. Participants are asked to donate at least $20 to a food pantry, bake a pie for a friend and tell them to do the same.