Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago’s First-Ever Wakandacon Kicks Off This Weekend

Chicago’s first black, feminist-friendly pop culture/tech convention makes its debut this weekend.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Accents Are Not Sexy At All, Study Finds

Apparently people think Southern accents are more attractive than ours, to which we say: You're all jagoffs.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Hiked Cost Of City Sticker Violations To Boost Revenue, Driving Low-Income, Black Motorists Into Debt

Now, a former official regrets the move and wants the city to revisit it. Some policies, she said, are “terrible.”

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Shakespeare In The Parks: Here’s The Full Schedule Of Free Shows

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will make stops at 18 parks this summer.

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

Radical New Program Finds Men Most Likely To Be Shot — And Hires Them

For 18 months, extremely high-risk people are given transitional jobs, cognitive behavioral therapy and legal and social services to help them pave a different future.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

PAWS Animal Shelter Is Full And ‘Urgently’ Needs Foster Families To Save Dogs, Cats

The shelter will host an adoption event this weekend to try to find homes for its cats and dogs.

Midway, West Lawn Primary category in which blog post is published

City To Spray Chicago Lawn For Mosquitoes At Dusk Wednesday

Wednesday’s use of the insecticide Zenivex is the first Chicago spraying this summer.