Articles By Patty Wetli
Urban Agriculture Community Planting Seeds For More Fruitful Relationship With New Mayor, City Council
Advocates for Urban Agriculture plans to deploy Ward Ambassadors to press the new administration for long overdue changes to the city's urban agriculture policies.
Chicago restaurants and chefs have been nominated in nearly every category of the "Oscars of the food industry."
"Paddy is derived from the Irish, Pádraig: the source of those mysterious, emerald double-Ds," one source said.
Nature's Little Recyclers uses worms to turn garbage into compost gold. But according to city code, there's little wiggle room for such mid-sized operators to carve out a niche in Chicago's green economy.
"There’s people that just come in here and walk around, hang out and say they needed some plant therapy. That’s A-OK with us," said 29-year-old Ozzy Gamez, co-owner of Plant Shop.
The 2019 list also includes Jackson Park, a super chic part of O'Hare that would make flying less horrible, and a power station, among others.
"You can go to Soho House. But this is the history of music and entertainers or educators. ... Quit playing — where you gonna go to get that?"
Annie Malone Was A Millionaire Black Hair Icon Whose Mansions Were Listed In The Green Book — But Her Legacy Is Often Overlooked
It's alleged that Malone's former protégé stole her hair formulas and passed them off as her own: Sarah Breedlove, better known as Madam C.J. Walker.
The Real ‘Green Book’ In Chicago: Vacant Lots Replace Black-Owned Businesses That Once Thrived In Bronzeville And Beyond
The Green Book listed places safe for black travelers to stay. But many of the businesses did not survive. "If you're going to erase a community's history, you've got to kill the landmarks."