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Gov. Pritzker Says He Will Sign Bill To Establish Elected School Board In Chicago
The bill would phase in a fully elected Chicago school board by 2027, taking that authority out of the mayor's hands for the first time in city history.
Humboldt Park Beach Is (Almost) Back! Chicago’s Only Inland Beach Opens June 25
The beach will open the same day as the city's outdoor pools.
State Adopts ‘Alderperson’ To Describe Chicago City Council Members — But Some Alderpeople Aren’t Thrilled
While state statutes will now use the gender-neutral term "alderperson," several City Council members plan to continue going by alderman, alderwoman or just plain "alder."
Racism Is A Public Health Crisis, Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares
The mayor's declaration follows a report that showed Black Chicagoans suffer massive health disparities rooted in historic inequities.
Midnight Curfew For Alcohol Sales Gets Key City Approval, Setting Stage For City Council Vote
The controversial rule is part of a larger relief package to support local businesses after the pandemic and streamline the permitting process.
Stop Sign Coming To Dangerous West Town Intersection After Fourth Graders Protest: ‘We Never Feel Safe Crossing The Street’
A group of fourth graders have been fighting for a stop sign for months. Their cause intensified after Lincoln Park High School teacher Alan Nunez was killed at the intersection.
Chicago Police’s LGBTQ Liaison Team Expands From 1 To 6 Officers As Police Try To Build Trust With Queer Communities
The LGBTQ liaisons are tasked with improving relationships with the queer community by responding to hate crimes and engaging people in training and policy changes.
Illinois Vaccine Lottery With $1 Million Prize, Scholarships For Youths Launches
Three $1 million jackpots will be awarded and 40 $100,000 prizes will be awarded.
Ukrainian National Museum Opens Theater For Film Screening, Q&A With Ukrainian-American Journalist
The museum will be showing "The Long Breakup," where Katya Soldak documents the plight of Ukraine through the eyes of family and friends in Kharkiv.
Wrigleyville Will Get A New ‘Movement,’ A Gym With A Climbing Wall, In September
The three-story, 43,000-square-foot facility also will have yoga and fitness studios.
A Hit-And-Run In Avondale Left A Man With Steep Hospital Bills. Now, His Neighbors Are Stepping Up To Help
Oscar Olivares, 27, was leaving Sleeping Village when a driver hit him. His friends are raising money to pay for his medical care.
Lakeview Businesses Launch Online Marketplace To Get Chicagoans To Shop Local On Amazon Prime Day
The marketplace has hundreds of items from local stores and restaurants within the Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce's boundaries.
Lakeview Fitness Organizations Offering Free Outdoor Workout Classes This Summer
The free summer workout series is hosted by local personal fitness businesses like Five Keys Yoga, Lakeshore Sport & Fitness and more.
Bulldozer Hits Girl, 16, In Little Village
The 16-year-old had "abrasions" to her legs, arms and head, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
After Mass Shooting Rocks Englewood, Neighbors Focus On Mental Health And Healing: ‘You’re Not Alone. We Care About You’
Violence interrupters are taking over corners in Englewood to provide support to residents as they grieve and heal after a mass shooting left four people dead and four wounded.
Rogers Park’s New Life Housing Shelter, Operating For 30 Years Out Of Old Auto Shop, Seeks Help Funding Renovation: ‘We’re In Desperate Need’
New Life Interim Housing Shelter is hoping to break ground soon on a massive renovation of its homeless shelter, but it needs an additional $300,000.
Taft High School Again Votes To Keep Police On Campus, But Will Hire Social Worker, Security Guard
The Wednesday 8–3 vote marks the second time Taft's school council voted to keep its officers. A majority of teachers want them removed to free up money, a survey found.
Irving Park’s Artist-Run Color Club Aims To Become Venue For Theater, Weddings And More
“This property has been a place of celebration, community gatherings and cultural expression since its inception,” one of its new owners said. “We’re really excited to carry on that theme.”
Ørkenoy Hosting ‘Midsummer Block Party’ At Kimball Arts Center To Celebrate Local Artist Community
"This is very in line with our ethos of celebrating and supporting artists," one of the brewery's co-owners said.
Another Love Fridge, ‘A Piece Of The Puzzle’ To Address Food Insecurity, Now Open Around The Clock In Hyde Park
Augustana Lutheran Church is hosting the fridge and pantry at 55th and Woodlawn. Residents can donate "anything you shop for yourself at a grocery store."