While the proposed hotel at 1528 N. Wells St. looks roughly the same up front, neighbors are concerned about the changes to the rear of the development along Wieland Street. Pappageorge Haymes Partners/ City of Chicago

City Council Approves Revised Plan For Controversial Luxury Old Town Hotel

Developers plan to convert the O'Brien's Bar site into a hotel with an above-ground parking garage and two adjacent single-family homes.

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Rocked By Shootings, Albany Park Neighbors Stage Peace March, Vigil: ‘It Seems Like Things Are Getting Worse’

Seven people were shot in Albany Park in three days last week. Before the community could gather Sunday to mourn the victims, at least two more people were shot in the area.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.