Pilsen Historic Landmark District fails to pass Committee on Zoning.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen Neighbors Demand City Scrap Landmark District Plan: ‘They Are Trying To Drag It Out’

Neighbors fear a landmark district would increase costs for longtime Latino homeowners, pushing them out of the area.

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Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

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Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.