Articles By Jake Wittich
Chilam Balam's al fresco cafe opened Thursday with tables and artwork from inside the restaurant. "It's just like Chilam Balam, but outside," the owner said.
Men Charged In Murder Of 9-Year-Old Janari Ricks, 7-Year-Old Natalia Wallace: ‘Take A Leap Of Faith’ And Come Forward, Police Say
Darrell Johnson, 39, faces a felony murder charge in the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Janari Ricks last Friday. A third man was also charged in the West Side slaying of a 7-year-old girl.
Final inspections before General Iron's reopening should "happen within a matter of days," said Dr. Alison Arwady, head of Chicago's Department of Public Health.
After Lurie Children’s Pledges To Stop Surgeries On Intersex Kids, Activists Urge Other Hospitals To Follow
"This is a watershed moment," said Sean Saifa Wall, cofounder of the Intersex Justice Project.
Activists Rejoice As Lurie Children’s Hospital Vows To Stop Genital Surgeries On Intersex Children: ‘We’re Not Used To Victories’
For decades, intersex activists have called on the hospital to stop performing medically unnecessary surgeries on children born with sex characteristics that don't fit traditional definitions of male or female.
Developers said they plan to repair and "spruce up" the building's exterior while maintaining its original architectural character.
Outdoor Dining Has Helped Hundreds Of Chicago Restaurants, But Others Still Waiting On Permits: ‘Winter Will Be Here Soon Enough’
"I just need my permits, and I will take care of the rest by working harder," said Soraya Rendon, owner of Chilam Balam, a Mexican tapas restaurant with no outdoor dining options.
Lakeview’s Outdoor Dining Is A Summer Mainstay, But Chamber Needs Support To ‘Help Us Help Restaurants’
Restaurants along Broadway between Belmont and Diversey will be able to expand their patio seating into the streets for one weekend each month through September.
A 5-Story Apartment Building Could Replace Tenenbaum Hardware In Lakeview, But Only After Developers Scale Back Plans
The developers' plans would leave just 5 feet of space between their five-story apartment building and Angie Garbot's three-story home. "That's a bit of a concern," she said.