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Little Village Discount Mall Vendors Can Stay 6 More Weeks As City Plans To Help Them Move Into Closed CVS

The city is fixing up a former CVS at 2634 S. Pulaski Road to help around 40 vendors relocate after officials worked out a last-minute extension to keep vendors at the mall for another six weeks.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Los Vendedores del Discount Mall de La Villita, Algunos Allí por Décadas, Empacan Mientras Son Bloqueados de sus Puestos

Un juez rechazó una moción de emergencia el viernes para evitar que sean bloqueados, lo que obligó a unos 40 vendedores a empacar. Se están realizando esfuerzos para trasladarlos a La Villita o Gage Park.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Sen. Dick Durbin Backs Paul Vallas In Mayoral Runoff As Race Enters Final Week

The powerful Democratic senator's endorsement comes as Vallas has faced attacks over whether he is actually a Republican and holds conservative views.

West Loop

5th Ward Candidates Want To Unify Ward, Provide More Resources For Youth To Keep Them Safe

Aldermanic candidates Desmon Yancy and Martina “Tina” Hone discussed how they’ll improve public safety and offer more resources for residents in the 5th Ward at a forum.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Here’s How You Can Show Up For Transgender Day Of Visibility In Chicago

Transgender Day of Visibility is an international awareness day celebrating the lives and contributions of trans people while highlighting issues the community faces.


Austin High Schoolers Create Peace Circles In City Parks

West Side high school students are working alongside Chicago engineers to design spaces where people can express themselves, sell goods and more.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

As Antisemitic Attacks Hit Record High, Chicago Jewish Groups Fight Back By Empowering Communities

Chicago saw 47 reported incidents of anti-Jewish hate last year, compared to 37 in 2021, according to the Anti-Defamation League.


In Old Town, Pickleball Drama Brewing As Players, Local Parents Feud Over Court Access

A group of neighbors who say the three pickleball courts at Bauler Park were installed without community input want them removed, while other neighbors and players say the courts help build community.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Ald. Timmy Knudsen, Brian Comer Spar Over Policing, Development In 43rd Ward Debate

Knudsen and Comer shared different strategies on improving police staffing and revisited a controversy about Comer posting a video that had false information.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Rap Legend Twista’s Cannabis Company Wants To Open Growing Facility In Austin’s Former Moo & Oink Building

Several neighbors said they want a grocery store instead. Ald. Jason Ervin said the team behind the project needs to do more to gain community support.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Small Group Tutoring Is Key To Help Students Get Back On Track, Study Of Chicago Schools Shows

Extra math classes helped students jump two to three grade levels in one year, the study showed.


Air Taxi To O’Hare Will Allow Chicago Travelers To Skip Traffic On The Kennedy

The city's first air taxi plans to launch in 2025. Company officials say the cost will be competitive with a rideshare between Downtown and the airport.


Little Village Discount Mall Vendors, Some There For Decades, Pack Up As They Are Kicked Out Of Booths

A judge denied an emergency motion Friday to prevent them from being locked out, forcing about 40 vendors to pack up. Efforts are underway to move them to Little Village or Gage Park.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Police Search For Driver Who Killed Man In Fulton Market Hit-And-Run 

A Mercedes-Benz driver hit and killed a 26-year-old man early Saturday, police said.

West Loop

Paul Vallas O Brandon Johnson Serán Los Próximos Alcaldes De Chicago. ¿Cuál Es Su Postura Sobre Ciertos Temas?

Los candidatos han presentado planes radicalmente distintos para combatir la delincuencia, mejorar el rendimiento de las escuelas públicas y obtener nuevos ingresos municipales. La segunda vuelta electoral será el 4 de abril.


Bernie Sanders To Rally For Brandon Johnson Next Week In Chicago

The prominent progressive senator and former presidential candidate endorsed Johnson earlier this month against Paul Vallas.


Ruth Cruz, Jessica Gutiérrez In Head-To-Head Bid To Represent Retiring Ald. Ariel Reboyras In 30th Ward

Gutiérrez and Cruz head to the April 4 contest each with key backing from elected officials, including Reboyras and Illinois congressional members.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Mental Health Services Are Now Available In Some Chicago Libraries

Library branches in Kenwood, Beverly, Mount Greenwood and Edgewater now offer mental health services for residents in need.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Crust Fund Pizza’s Chef Is Appearing On ‘Chopped’ — And Throwing A Watch Party To Benefit Local Groups

John Carruthers is going head to head with other pizza experts Tuesday on "Chopped." His watch party still has tickets available, with proceeds benefitting My Block, My Hood, My City and the Friendship Center.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Small Cheval Burgers Are Coming To Wrigley Field, While Sox Park Is Getting Mangonadas

The North and South side baseball teams unveiled their menu changes this year — and they look decadent and delicious.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
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