An ornamental crown of a tomb rests on the ground at Graceland Cemetery & Arboretum.Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Graceland Cemetery Reopens After August Storm Causes ‘Extensive’ Damage

The historic cemetery lost 200 trees in the powerful Aug. 10 storm, according to reports.

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Chicago Park District’s Plan For New Brighton Park Headquarters Lands Endorsement From Key City Committee

Some commissioners lauded a "transformational" investment in the South Side neighborhood while others cautioned about the risk of gentrification.

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Black Chicagoans Die 9 Years Before White Residents. The City Has A New Plan To Confront Racism And Close The Gap

Chicago's life expectancy gap is rooted in systemic racism, officials said when announcing the Healthy Chicago 2025 plan Thursday.