Jen Freitag, general manager of the Chicago Diner, helped launch a campaign that led to the Northalsted Business Alliance's decision to stop using "Boystown."Jake Wittich/Block Club Chicago

Boystown Needs More Than A Name Change To Make LGBTQ Neighborhood Truly Welcoming, Activists Say

The Northalsted Business Alliance will no longer use the "Boystown" nickname, but activists say little has been done to tackle issues of racism, sexism and transphobia among the business community.

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As Coronavirus Kills More In Illinois, Tearful Public Health Boss Begs Residents To Take Virus Seriously

An emotional Dr. Ngozi Ezike pleaded with Illinoisans to wear masks and social distance as new cases and deaths from COVID-19 rapidly climb throughout the state.

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Band of Bohemia, Nation’s Only Michelin-Starred Gastropub, Closes After Filing For Bankruptcy

The closure also comes after a slew of anonymous allegations involving the gastropub's ownership and former chef were published on Instagram.

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Coronavirus Kills 31 More People Across Illinois

Two of the most recent victims were from Cook County: a man in his 30s and a woman in her 90s.