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Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park
Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

A Chicago Woman Had COVID Symptoms For A Year. Then She Got Vaccinated — And Is Recovering: ‘It Will Save Your Life’

Sotiria Tejeda, 22, said she finally has energy again and can even smell and taste after getting vaccinated. She has suffered from long COVID for more than a year.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

Citywide

100 Years And Counting For Beverly Bike And Ski: ‘A Touchstone Of The Neighborhood’

The shop can repair bikes that are decades old — expertise that came in handy when the pandemic caused a nationwide bike shortage and people dug out old bikes from their garages.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

A LGBTQ+ Community Center Is Coming To The South Side. Neighbors Say It Needs Collaborative, Local Leadership

Howard Brown Health is planning a South Side health and community center for LGBTQ residents, supported by $15 million in state funding.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Man Charged With Shooting 2 Federal Agents, Chicago Cop On Southwest Side

The officers were in an unmarked car when a man shot them on a highway ramp Wednesday, officials said.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Chicago Police Officer, 2 ATF Agents Working Undercover Shot On Southwest Side

So far this year, 36 Chicago officers have been shot or shot at, top cop David Brown said. The officer and agents are expected to recover.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

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After Competing On The World Stage, South Side Chef Returns To Take The Reins At West Loop’s Eleven Eleven

Lamar Moore aims to bring a little Southern flair to the West Loop eatery's revamped menu.

Downtown

Her Whole Life, A North Side Shop Owner Was Told To Avoid The South Side. The Folded Map Project Helped Her Challenge That

The racial justice uprisings of 2020 inspired Adrianne Hawthorne to challenge things she was taught as a child. Now, her North Side shop promotes artists from all over the city, and she's no longer afraid of taking the "wrong" exit.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Morgan Park Mustangs Honored With Parade, Pep Rally After Winning City High School Baseball Championship

The Mustangs won the 2021 championship Saturday, defeating rival Simeon in a two-day, rain-delayed thriller. Thursday, the Far South Side community celebrated.

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Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

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No Boil Order For Southwest Siders And Water Is Back After Pumping Station Failed Tuesday Morning

No boil order was made because of the "temporary nature" of the outages, according to the water department.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Boil Order Lifted In Beverly, Morgan Park — But Residents Asked To Flush All Faucets

Residents are being asked to run all cold-water faucets for five minutes before resuming normal water use.

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The Perfect Soundtrack To Your South Side Sightseeing Tour: Lee Bey’s ‘Southern Exposure’ Playlist

Architecture expert and historian Lee Bey released a playlist inspired by his 2019 book on the South Side's under-appreciated buildings this week, including tracks from Sam Trump, Chance the Rapper, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and more.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

10 Public Libraries Expanding Hours To Open Sundays

The 10 libraries — which cover a variety of neighborhoods, including Austin, Edgewater and Mt. Greenwood — will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays starting April 18.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead

The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.

Albany Park

Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated

"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.

Albany Park

Pullman Residents 40 And Older Can Get Vaccinated Tuesday. Here’s How To Sign Up

Any Pullman resident who is 40 or older can sign up to get vaccinated Tuesday. Appointments are required.

Roseland, Pullman

Jahmal Cole, My Block, My Hood, My City Founder, Hopes To Take Bobby Rush’s Seat In Congress

The prominent activist filed to run against Rush, who has held the seat since 1993. It's “time for old folks to step aside and for fresh blood that’s more in touch with the reality of today” to lead, Cole said.

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Huge Icicles, Heavy Snow Or Ice Dams On Your Roof? Here’s What Experts Say You Should Do

Poor insulation that lets heat rise into attics and warm the roof is causing snow to melt — but if an ice dam has formed, that water can end up in your home.

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