People wait outside HelloBaby, 600 E. 61st St. in Woodlawn, during one of the play space's weekly giveaways of supplies and educational materials held during its six-month hiatus.Provided

HelloBaby Has Been Giving South Side Kids A Free Play Space Since 2017. Now, It’s Helping Parents Through The Pandemic

Parents and caregivers who need help can come whenever the center is open “and we’ll send you home with stuff” like diapers, wipes or other essentials, founder Debbie Frisch said.

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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.