Police block activists from marching toward the Dan Ryan Expressway as they initially planned on August 15, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Lightfoot Rejects Cutting Police Budget Despite $1.2 Billion Budget Gap: ‘I Do Not Support Defunding’

The mayor's proposal stands in direct contrast to what residents told her they want.

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You Can Support The Irish Nobleman, Local Artists By Shopping West Town Bar’s Pop-Up

Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.

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With No Help Coming From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.

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Volunteers Needed To Clean Up Humboldt Boulevard In Logan Square

Resident Hayley Krolik spearheaded the event, set for Dec. 5. Cleaning supplies will be provided.