- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Illinois Could Fully Reopen, Return To ‘Normal’ By June 11, Pritzker Says
Illinois could soon move into Phase 5, a return to relatively normal life during the coronavirus pandemic.41 minutes ago
85% Of Older Illinoisans Have Now Gotten At Least 1 Shot Of COVID Vaccine
People 65 and older are at a greater risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, underscoring the necessity of vaccinating them.1 hour ago
24-Hour Boil Order Issued For Beverly And Morgan Park After Pumping Station Breaks Down
A power problem at the Roseland Pumping Station left thousands of people without water early in the morning, officials said.2 hours ago
West Town, Dunning Auto Shops Offer Free Oil Change For Vaccinated Customers
Through May 17, vaccinated customers can receive some services for free at United Tires' West Town and Dunning locations.8:45 AM CDT
The Unwaste Shop Brings Bulk Shampoo, Zero-Waste Products To West Town
A pair of Broadway musicians moved to Ukrainian Village during the pandemic. They want to share their zero-waste lifestyle with neighbors.8:30 AM CDT
Need A COVID-19 Vaccine? West Town Bakery, Roots Handmade Pizza Giving 1,000 Free Shots This Month
The restaurant is teaming up with Humboldt Park Health, Casa Central and Chicago Vaccine Angels to provide the vaccines May 18.8:23 AM CDT
Paseo Prairie Garden Mother’s Day Plant Sale Canceled Again — And Organizers Need Volunteers To Keep The Garden Blooming
With no fundraising opportunities and a year of neglect, the Paseo Prairie Garden is in "the worst shape it's ever been," organizers say.8:00 AM CDT
Empty Bottle Returns With Live Performances — And Discounted Tickets For Fans In Need
Half-price "Community Access" tickets are "intended for diehard fans with restricted disposable income."7:50 AM CDT
This West Humboldt Park Man Is Transforming His Block With A Network Of Gardens To Combat Food Insecurity, Crime
"We have tons of land here that's being wasted," neighbor Andrew Christen said. "Might as well try to do something with it."7:44 AM CDT
‘It’s All Good’ Episode 3: The Barber And The Voice
Host Jon Hansen introduces us to David McDonald, a barber giving free haircuts in Englewood.7:40 AM CDT
A Rogers Park Plaque Marks How US Grabbed Indigenous People’s Land That Became Chicago. Neighbors Are Deciding What To Do With It
The Indian Boundary Lines plaque is one of 40 controversial monuments being reconsidered in a city program.7:33 AM CDT
City Lit Bookstore To Reopen In June Under New Ownership: ‘I Am So Eager To Welcome The Community Back’
Logan Square resident and longtime librarian Stephanie Kitchen is taking over the independent book store, which closed over the winter due to the pandemic.
Head Of Chicago’s Police Oversight Agency Resigns Amid Its Investigations Into Toledo, Alvarez Shootings
The move leaves the police watchdog agency without a leader as it is investigating major cases, including the fatal shootings of 13-year-old Adam Toledo and Anthony Alvarez.
Don Chema, Logan Square Mexican Restaurant, Closes After Nearly 20 Years: ‘The Neighborhood Is Not The Same’
The owners' other restaurants — Chema's at 3434 W. North Ave. and La Catrina at 3924 W. Diversey Ave. — remain open. And one of the owners is opening a new restaurant on Fullerton Avenue.
Festivals Are Returning This Summer. Here’s A Peek At What’s Back
Mayor Lightfoot announced officials have begun reviewing applications for outdoor festivals, street and arts and craft fairs and athletic events.
Chicago Summer Is Back: Concerts, Festivals And More Are Planned After A Year Of COVID Cancellations
The newest changes: bringing back cultural events like Taste of Chicago To-Go, the Maxwell Street Market and concerts at Pritzker Pavilion, among others.
State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s Top Assistant Resigns As Results Of Adam Toledo Investigation Are Released
The office's internal investigation found a lack of oversight is the blame for a top prosecutor mischaracterizing what bodycam footage showed in court. That prosecutor is back on the job.
30 More Illinoisans Die From COVID As Vaccinations Continue To Slow
The most recent victims included 12 people from Cook County, including three women in their 50s.
Anjanette Young Calls On Aldermen To Support Search Warrant Changes In Her Name: ‘Do The Right Thing’
Young, who was left naked and handcuffed for 40 minutes as police conducted a wrongful raid on her home, is pushing for reform. But her supporters face an uphill battle without Mayor Lightfoot's support.
Dolla The Dog, Spotted Running On Lake Shore Drive And Missing For Days, Reunited With Alabama Owner
Thanks to a network of dog spotters and South Side construction workers, Dolla's home safe. "I have a whole different outlook on people in the world, period, and especially Chicago."