New banners were installed along Halsted Street that feature the Boystown logo alongside LGBTQ and transgender pride flags.Jake Wittich/Block Club Chicago

As Boystown Reckons With Racism And Transphobia, Petition Demands Gender-Neutral Name Change

A recent petition claims that Boystown's nickname promotes the neighborhood as being "for the boys," discouraging women from participating in the community.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published
South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.