Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Should Chicago’s Casino Come To Your Neighborhood? City Asks Residents To Weigh In

Don't want the West Side looking like the Las Vegas strip? Tell the city in a new online survey.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

In Hermosa, Mural Project Makes High School Transition Easier For Incoming Freshmen: ‘At Least You Know Somebody’

As part of the district's Freshman Connection program, incoming North-Grand High School students came together this past week to paint a colorful mural along an underpass just west of the school.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Save The Trees’ Ordinance Pushed By 2 Aldermen To Get City To Try Less-Invasive Water Main Repair Method

If the ordinance passes, the city will launch a new pilot program for cured-in-place pipe technology and put a hold on removing more trees.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

No Air Conditioning? No Sweat: Pro Tips On How To Keep Cool Without AC

Chill your sheets in the fridge, run your AC in short blasts ... and avoid cuddling.

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It Could Feel As Hot As 115 Degrees This Weekend. Here’s How To Stay Safe (And Help Your Neighbors)

My Block, My Hood, My City is offering free fans and cold water to elderly people in the city who are in need.

Despite Planned ICE Sweeps, No Deportation Arrests Reported In Chicago So Far, Organizers Say

But organizers, including those with a bike brigade who kept watch for ICE Sunday in Albany Park, remain on high alert.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Fight ICE Deportation Sweeps Starting Sunday By Shopping In Immigrant Neighborhoods, Activists Say: ‘We Need All Hands On Deck’

“We want to call on people who have citizenship, who have a heart, who want to do something, to come and be present,' one minister said.