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.
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.
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.
Meet ‘Chicago-Fried’ Comedian Maggie Winters, Performing 2 Sold-Out Solo Shows This Weekend
Winters' solo comedy show, “MARGUERITE," explores her life growing up in Chicago and is directed by her two brothers.
Dimo’s Pizza Opening Cafe, Bar In Lincoln Square This April
Dimo’s Cafe will feature the company’s creative pizzas alongside other shareables, complete with a full-service bar and seating area.
Lincoln Park Aldermanic Candidates Debate Public Safety But Agree Cops Should Patrol CTA
Ald. Timmy Knudsen and Brian Comer commended mayoral candidate Paul Vallas’ public safety plan, but they criticized each others’ ideas for reducing crime.
Penelope’s Vegan Taqueria Opens Second Location In Andersonville
The city's first vegan taqueria opened its second location March 14, about a year after opening in River North.
No Bail For Man Accused Of Hitting Cop With Car On DuSable Lake Shore Drive
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is also investigating the incident since the officer discharged a weapon.
Ald. Nicole Lee, Anthony Ciaravino Debate Public Safety At 11th Ward Forum
Lee and Ciaravino want a new area high school, but neither said if they support locating it on former public housing land. Mayoral candidate Brandon Johnson also appeared at the forum.
The ‘Tomato Man’ Is Back To Rescue Chicago From ‘Tasteless Travesty’ Of Grocery Store Produce
The "Tomato Man" offers more than 120 varieties of heirloom tomato plants in his online store, but they won’t be available for long.
Family-Owned Edgewater Apothecary Reopening Months After Massive Flood
Well-wishers raised more than $7,500 to help the DMApothecary owners after the December flood destroyed much of their store and handmade products.
Proposed ‘Plow The Sidewalks’ Ordinance Would Task City With Clearing Snowy And Icy Sidewalks
Transportation and disability activists and Ald. Gilbert Villegas are behind an ordinance for a pilot city shoveling program they say will better keep walkways clear than fines for building owners who don't shovel.
Royal George Theater Apartments Plan Hits Another Roadblock As Neighbors Fight Zoning Change
Ald. Brian Hopkins said he won’t support the proposed development until neighbors’ concerns are addressed. Neighbors said new apartments would "completely alter the quiet enjoyment" of their homes.
Johnson, Vallas Trade Barbs Over Plans For Education, Taxation During Women’s Mayoral Forum
Brandon Johnson accused Paul Vallas of being a Republican — but Vallas said that's not true and he knows how to collaborate with people of all parties.
12-Year-Old Artist Launches Crying Tiger Streetwear, Created By Painting Original Designs On Thrifted Clothes
Luciana Domenica Pacilli is launching her upcycled clothing line this weekend at Dovetail in West Town.
Ald. Silvana Tabares Wins 23rd Ward Race, Entering Her Fourth Term
Tabares said her top priorities for the future are making sure property taxes are affordable and improving public safety by supporting the police.
Ald. Emma Mitts Wins 37th Ward Race, Securing 7th Term In City Council
With all 22 precincts reporting, Mitts held 61 percent of the vote. She's represented the West Side ward since 2000.
Ald. Jason Ervin Wins 4th Term In 28th Ward Office Despite Last-Minute Challenger
“I'm humbled the voters of the 28th Ward have placed their trust in me for another term in such an overwhelming fashion,” Ervin said in a statement.
A 1900s Wrigleyville Building Could Become 8 Luxury Apartments By Preserving Facade, Building Addition
A proposed development at 3731-33 N. Sheffield Ave. would combine the older home with a new structure to create a mix of two- to four-bedroom apartments steps away from Wrigley Field.
Renowned Artist Kay Smith Turns 100 Monday. She’s Spent The Past Century Depicting US History In Watercolors
Illinois Artist Laureate Kay Smith, who is turning 100, often created her paintings on-site while watching historical events unfold.