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Free Soul Food Restaurant On West Side Raising Money To Feed People In Need

The free restaurant feeds hundreds each day in an area that lacks healthy, affordable food.

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Saturday Is ‘Fiesta Mexicana Day,’ Honoring Uptown’s Oldest Restaurant

Peruvian immigrant Lucy Matthew opened Fiesta Mexicana on Broadway in 1979. Her daughter, Tania D'Agostino, now owns the restaurant.

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Man Fatally Shot Near Broadway In Uptown, Police Say

The man was walking down Belle Plaine Avenue when he was fatally shot, police said.

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Revolution Brewpub In Logan Square The Latest Chicago Restaurant To Close For Winter

"The public health crisis is now getting worse and it doesn't make any sense to just open the windows for fresh air and try to struggle further down this path right now," ownership wrote.

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Bars, Restaurants Can Keep Selling Liquor Until 11 PM, And City’s Business Curfew Moved Back

The city's curfew for non-essential businesses has also been moved back until 11 p.m. The Mayor's Office said the changes mean the city's rules will more closely match the state's restrictions.

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Chicago’s Fire Department Is Overwhelmingly White — And It Needs To Change, Aldermen Say

About 60 percent of the Fire Department is white. Fire Commissioner Richard C. Ford said he's hamstrung in hiring, as the last entrance exam was held in 2014. The next test will happen in 2021.

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Looking For Halloween Fun In Englewood? Here’s A List Of Upcoming Events

Parades and trunk-or-treat events are planned to help families celebrate.

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What’s At Stake For Immigrant Communities In The Vote Over The Fair Tax Amendment

Immigrants of all ethnic backgrounds and varying legal status have a stake in the vote over the fair tax amendment. Here’s what some advocates for immigrants in Chicago had to say about it.

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This South Side Day Care Is Keeping Kids Safe And Parents Working During The Pandemic

All About Kids Learning Academy was shut down in the spring due to the pandemic. Back up and running, the center has expanded its services, including helping CPS students with e-learning.

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Molasses, A Nightlife Collective, Is Creating Black Trans Liberation Through Art, Mutual Aid And Self-Defense Series

The grassroots collective of Black and transgender nightlife artists will teach self defense, protest safety and strength training to other queer people of color.

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United Center To Be Used As Polling Place For Election Day

It's the first time the arena is being used as a polling place. It'll be open to any Chicago voters.

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El Mayor Aumento De Casos De Coronavirus En Chicago Está En El Suroeste, Donde Los Grupos Suplican Por Más Pruebas

En dos códigos postales mayoritariamente latinos, uno de cada 18 residentes ha dado positivo en coronavirus. Se necesitan más pruebas para ayudar a los residentes del área —muchos de los cuales son trabajadores esenciales — a “sobrevivir a esta pandemia”, dijeron líderes locales.

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Looking For A Special Date Night? You Can Rent Out An Entire Movie Theater In Rogers Park

Unable to pack in moviegoers, The New 400 Theaters has pivoted to private theater rentals, patio drinks service and candy to-go to survive the pandemic.