- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
CPS Teacher, Her Family Among Those Wounded In Highland Park Shooting
More than $102,000 has been raised to help Dever Elementary teacher Zoe Kolpack and her family. She, her husband, her father and her brother-in-law were shot.
North Park Business Owners Worry They’ll Be Pushed Out As Developer Eyes Building For Apartments
Developers want to build 36 apartments about 1 mile from the Kimball Brown Line stop. Tenants — including a hair salon and popular restaurant — are worried they can't afford the change.
Esteemed Northside Learning Center Principal Retires, But Won’t Stop Fighting For Mental Health And Special Education
The North Park school, which serves students 14-22 with intellectual disabilities, added a greenhouse, garden and student-run cafe under Karren Ray's leadership.
Sissy’s Sandwich, A North Park Spot Opened By 3 Sisters, Serves Food With A Latin Twist
Sissy's Sandwich's menu features breakfast and lunch items with a mix of American and Latin flavors.
City Worker Who Removed Black Lives Matter Sign From Resident’s Yard Suspended For 29 Days
“I told the inspector general’s investigators when they first came out that I would have appreciated, if not a conversation with the guy, then an apology or something too," the homeowner said.
North Side Teacher Who Brought ‘1619 Project’ Into His Classroom Is A Finalist For Golden Apple Award
“You can teach about racism, systemic racism, and you can always point a finger somewhere else. ... But good literature doesn’t do that. It forces you to look at yourself," said Northside College Prep teacher Alan Hennagir.
Meet The Steampunk Squirrels, 4 Von Steuben Students Who Built A Friendship Around Robotics
“The most important reason to have programs like this is to open opportunities and give kids experience in situations where they can see what they’re capable of in these STEM fields,” one Von Steuben teacher said.
Gompers Park Getting Nature Space For Children, New Trail Connections In Latest Ward Budget
Street beautifications, park trail connectors and playground improvements are some of the winning projects that will be funded after 39th Ward residents voted on how to spend aldermanic money.
How Should The 39th Ward Spend $500,000? Vote For Protected Bike Lanes, New Nature Play Space And More
Residents can choose among school playground improvements, protected bike lanes, street resurfacing, community markers and more.
Is CPS Undercounting COVID-19 Cases In Schools? Alderpeople Demand Investigation As Allegations Spread
CPS officials denied any wrongdoing and defended their methodology, saying the discrepancy highlighted on Twitter will be cleared up.
Citing Burnout, COVID-19 And Canceled Classes, Northside College Prep Students Ask For ‘No Harm’ Midterms
The students are not asking to skip the tests, but they don't want scores to have a negative impact on their grades. "They’re treating this like we’re already out of the pandemic and there wasn’t just a work stoppage," one student said.
Scooters Are Coming Back To Chicago, But They Won’t Be Allowed On The 606 Trail
The scooters, which are arriving in the spring, will also be banned on the lakefront path and the riverwalk.
COVID-19 Testing Chain Opened Pop-Ups Across The US. Now, It’s Temporarily Closing Amid Federal Investigation And Mounting Complaints
The Center for COVID Control's lab wasted 40,000 tests, according to a federal report. And again and again, people have reported getting late results, no results — or ones that don't make sense.
Block Club Chicago Awarded $1.6 Million Grant From American Journalism Project To Expand
In conjunction with the American Journalism Project grant, the Chicago Community Trust pledged an additional $450,000 in matching funds to Block Club over three years.
Christmas In Chicago: 26 Photos Of Amazing Holiday Decorations In The City
PHOTOS: Chicagoans have decorated their blocks with hundreds of lights, candy canes and blow-up snowmen as they prepare for Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's.
Shop Local 2021: A Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, North Center, North Park, Albany Park And Irving Park Holiday Gift Guide
From paintings to toys, candles, cannabis and beer, shops in Lincoln Square and its surrounding neighborhoods are packed full of potential gifts.
Get Spooky With These 27 Halloween And El Día De Los Muertos Events Around Chicago This Weekend
Friday, Saturday and Sunday are packed with trick-or-treating, festivals and more. Here is our roundup of the festivities.
Cog Cycles Chicago Moves Into Larger Store Closer To North Park Bike Routes
The new shop is closer to the North Shore Channel Trail and will allow the business to host events and expand its inventory of bicycles.
Northeastern Illinois Still Looking For Developers To Scoop Up Empty North Park Buildings
The university extended its request for proposals until Nov. 1 and plans to announce a vendor for the vacant properties in early 2022.
Send Block Club A Photo Of Your Jack-O’-Lantern And You Can Win $100 And Swag
Submit a photo of your jack-o'-lantern by Tuesday to enter our raffle. Your pumpkin could be highlighted in a Block Club newsletter!