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¿Cómo Impacta La Expansión De La Elegibilidad De Permisos De Trabajo A Los Venezolanos En Chicago?

El Estatus de Protección Temporal — Temporary Protected Status (TPS) por sus siglas en inglés — tiene como objetivo ayudar a miles de venezolanos en Chicago a obtener permisos de trabajo a corto plazo, pero no les ofrece un camino hacia la residencia legal, según un experto legal.

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Chicago Police Officer’s West Side Garden Helps Him Find Solace And Connection To His Family

Deronis Cooper has been growing his award-winning garden in Garfield Park for 10 years. The home has become a selfie destination in the neighborhood.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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Gunman Robs $2,000 From Southeast Side Elotero — But Neighbors Step Up In A Big Way

Neighbors have so far donated more than $7,800 to help South Chicago elotero Ruben "Pepe" Olivares and his wife, Patricia Mota, recover after last week's robbery.

South Chicago, East Side
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Dispensary Could Come To Garfield Park From Local Writer And Granddaughter Of Former Alderwoman

Poet and activist Britteney Kapri wants to bring a dispensary to the Westside Justice Center, which her family owns. Kapri is granddaughter of former Uptown Ald. Helen Shiller.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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In ‘Young Love,’ A New Show About A Black West Side Family, ‘Chicago Is Everything’

The animated Max series, created by Chicago native Matthew A. Cherry, picks up the story of the intergenerational family at the center of Cherry’s 2019 Academy Award-winning short film “Hair Love."

Arts & Culture
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More Inbound Kennedy Ramps To Close Monday As Renovations Begin

Three inbound entrance ramps and one exit ramp between Montrose and Ohio were set to close Monday morning.

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2 Aldermen Want Voters To Decide If Chicago Should Remain A Sanctuary City Amid Migrant Crisis

The resolution from Alds. Anthony Napolitano and Anthony Beale would put the sanctuary city question as a March 2024 referendum, potentially increasing restrictions on migrants and refugees arriving in the city.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash
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100 Local Growers Honored For Creating Sustainable Gardens: ‘They Make The City A Better Place To Live’

Master gardeners judged the gardens based on their enviornmental sustainability, beauty, creativity and community engagement.

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Top Cop Nominee Larry Snelling Faces Final Confirmation Vote Wednesday

A city committee voted unanimously Friday to advance Snelling's appointment as the next police superintendent. Currently CPD's counterterrorism chief, the 30-year department veteran was born and raised in Englewood.

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John’s Food & Wine To Replace Nookies Too In Lincoln Park

The new restaurant will be an upscale eatery serving American fare inspired by the seasons.

Lincoln Park, Old Town
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Andersonville Arts Weekend Returns With Street Fests, Walkable Art Gallery And Live Performances

This weekend's event sees more than 100 artists display their works in over 40 local businesses.

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Mayor, All But 2 City Council Members In Line For Raises In January

Alds. Byron Sigcho-Lopez and Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez were the only alderpeople to reject the raise, according to budget records obtained by Block Club.


Get Free Tickets To See Penn And Teller At Lincoln Square’s Sideshow Gelato Next Month

Tickets are free but limited. Fans of the magician duo will have their best bet at securing a pair during this weekend's performances, Sideshow Gelato's owner said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

How Does The Expansion Of Work Permit Eligibility Affect Venezuelans In Chicago? Here’s What To Know

Temporary protected status aims to help thousands Venezuelans in Chicago get work permits in the short term, but doesn't offer them a longterm path to legal residence, one legal expert said.


Grow Greater Englewood Is Fighting Climate Change On The South Side One Tree At A Time

Through the city's Tree Ambassador Program, the group will plant at least 100 trees in public parkways across the neighborhood to improve quality of life.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Performance Art Group Brings Chicago And International Artists Together In Parks

Local art collective Out of Site is offering a collaboration between Chicago artists and artists from Rotterdam in Palmer Square Park Saturday and Horner Park next weekend.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Advocates Want Feds To Grant Work Permits To All Immigrants

After temporary protected status for Venezuelan migrants was expanded this week, activists said the feds shouldn't forget about the millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. who want to work legally.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Blue Line Expected To Fully Reopen West Side Branch After First Week Of October

Blue Line faithfuls can expect station closures and a few more shuttle buses until then.


Marathoner In Recovery Raising Money For Center On Halsted With Cabaret Show

Center on Halsted employee David Biele hosts the variety show on Sunday, with donations benefitting the center's HIV programs.

Proud City

Bridgeport Art Gallery Salonlb. Spotlights Local And International Artists In ‘Feminist To The Core’ Exhibit

The local exhibition gallery is also prepping for a masquerade-themed artist market opening Oct. 13.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park
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