Jean-Paul Coffy and Yakini Ajanaku perform Friday at the final regular session of "Lake Park Fired Up."Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

This Family Played Music, Danced To Cheer Up Neighbors For 105 Straight Days During Quarantine

A Kenwood couple vowed to perform daily through the most intense part of the pandemic, using music as an uplifting and safe way to unite their Lake Park block.

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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.