- 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, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Ald. George Cardenas Wins Cook County Board Of Review Seat, Will Leave City Council By The End Of The Year
No Republican candidate has filed for the seat representing the 1st District, meaning Cardenas' is likely running unopposed in November's general election.
Pochos Moving Its Popular McKinley Park Brunch Spot To Pilsen’s 18th Street
"We're really ready to showcase our talents here on 18th Street," one of the co-owners said. The team hopes to open within a couple months.
Looking To Get Involved This Earth Day? Here’s A List Of Cleanups And More On The Southwest Side
There are park cleanups going on in Pilsen, McKinley Park and Little Village. Here's how to get involved.
Could Little Village Be Getting A New Alderman? George Cardenas Says He Won’t Run For City Council If He Wins County Seat He’s Pursuing
Ald. George Cardenas, a powerful mayoral ally, is running for a Cook County Board of Review. If elected, he'll drop out of the aldermanic race, he said.
Citing Plow Tracker, Chicagoans Say The City Shafted The South Side On Snow Removal Again
Comedian Lisa Beasley's video showing a plowing "hole" across the South Side went viral. City officials said the publicly posted tracker may not always reflect the true number of trucks plowing streets.
Chicago-Area Amazon Warehouse Workers Get Pay Raise After Staging Pre-Christmas Walkouts
New hires at the warehouses will now earn $18 an hour, up from $15.80.
New Map Shows Pollution Near Your Kid’s School — And Confirms Latino Neighborhoods Are Hit The Hardest
An interactive map published by researchers at UIC allows residents to find out what sources of pollution are near their schools and homes.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Some People Think Amazon Lockers In Parks Are Great, Park District Says Amid Uproar
In a news release titled, "What People Are Saying About Amazon Lockers," the Park District highlighted five supporters. Meanwhile, a South Side alderman has joined others in blocking them in her ward.
Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows
"It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. "I think this is a slap in the face."
Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today
PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.
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.
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.
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.