Fire crews showed up to the building at 4757 N. Talman Ave. around 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 and put out the fire.alex v. hernandez/block club chicago

Monti’s Cheesesteaks In Lincoln Square Closes After Fire: ‘We Will Be Back’

It's not clear how the fire started, but owner David Weissner said the damage is so severe he isn't sure when the local favorite can reopen.

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In 2020, Cook County Voters Cast Ballots For Judges In Historic Numbers

Voters kicked out one judge up for retention and brought four others to the brink, marking the second election in a row that a Cook County judge lost a retention bid.

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Coronavirus Outbreak At West Side Shelter Reveals Risks To People Who Are Homeless

"Until we are able to find a viable housing solution, it will be very hard to come up with any public health solutions," said Richard Ducatenzeiler, executive director of Franciscan Outreach.

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My Block, My Hood, My City Needs Volunteers To Light Up King Drive Saturday

The nonprofit is inviting volunteers to decorate a 12-mile stretch of King Drive Saturday. A free concert and tree lighting ceremony will be broadcast virtually, too.