Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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Elected School Board Bill To Get A Renewed Push In The Illinois Legislature

Elected school boards exist in 90 percent of school districts across the country, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

How Can We Improve Food Access In Chicago And Beyond? Food Policy Summit Brings Experts Together In South Shore

Activists Malik Yakini of Detroit and Navina Khanna of Oakland will headline the 15th annual summit Friday at South Shore Cultural Center.

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Lightfoot To Launch Plan To Erase Chicago Poverty In A Generation At Thursday Summit

The summit will open a conversation about the racial history of poverty in Chicago, and begin a process of engaging communities to find solutions, said Dan Lurie, Lightfoot's policy director.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Is Requiring 12,500 Petition Signatures To Run For Mayor Unfair? New Proposal Would Lower The Requirement

Cities like Los Angeles and New York require 3,500 signatures to get on the ballot. Critics says Chicago's number was put in place to protect the establishment.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Hannibal Buress Sponsors ‘All-Star Pitch Competition’ For Budding Entrepreneurs Saturday In Austin

The pitch contest will give entrepreneurs a chance to showcase their ideas in front of industry experts.

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Working From Home? Here Are 21 Neighborhood Spots To Get A Coffee, Beer — And Peace And Quiet

From Uptown to Chatham to Garfield Park and everywhere in between, we've got 21 spots where you can work when you're out of the office.

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Sunday Brunch Lovers Rejoice: Aldermen To Weigh 9 a.m. Start To Booze Sales

If approved, Chicago restaurants could start pouring beer, wine and spirits at 9 a.m. Sunday rather than waiting until 10 a.m.

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Scottie Pippen Christens New Basketball Court At West Side Boys & Girls Club

Joined by Chicago Sky great Cappie Pondexter, Pippen unveiled the new court designed by Virgil Abloh and sponsored by Nike.