File Photo: The General Iron Industries in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago seen in April 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

City Unveils Environmental ‘Reform Agenda’ As East Side Neighbors Continue To Fight General Iron’s Plans

Though General Iron's corporate owner received state permits last month to move the scrapper to 11600 S. Burley Ave., the city is still awaiting applications for two local permits the company needs to finalize the move.

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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.