- 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
Gov. Pritzker Says He Will Sign Bill To Establish Elected School Board In Chicago
The bill would phase in a fully elected Chicago school board by 2027, taking that authority out of the mayor's hands for the first time in city history.2 hours ago
State Adopts ‘Alderperson’ To Describe Chicago City Council Members — But Some Alderpeople Aren’t Thrilled
While state statutes will now use the gender-neutral term "alderperson," several City Council members plan to continue going by alderman, alderwoman or just plain "alder."7:20 PM CDT
Racism Is A Public Health Crisis, Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares
The mayor's declaration follows a report that showed Black Chicagoans suffer massive health disparities rooted in historic inequities.4:00 PM CDT
Midnight Curfew For Alcohol Sales Gets Key City Approval, Setting Stage For City Council Vote
The controversial rule is part of a larger relief package to support local businesses after the pandemic and streamline the permitting process.2:40 PM CDT
Chicago Police’s LGBTQ Liaison Team Expands From 1 To 6 Officers As Police Try To Build Trust With Queer Communities
The LGBTQ liaisons are tasked with improving relationships with the queer community by responding to hate crimes and engaging people in training and policy changes.2:06 PM CDT
Illinois Vaccine Lottery With $1 Million Prize, Scholarships For Youths Launches
Three $1 million jackpots will be awarded and 40 $100,000 prizes will be awarded.2:02 PM CDT
COVID Vaccinations Available Outside Some ‘L’ Stations Mondays, Fridays
The vaccinations are free and insurance is not required. The shots will be given to walk-ups, with no appointments necessary.7:28 AM CDT
Market Days Lineup Is Out, With Trixie Mattel, Todrick Hall, Greyson Chance And Fierce Project Headlining
Market Days, a three-day event this year, is set for Aug. 6-8 on Halsted Street. It'll feature "Drag Race" and "Pose" stars.7:00 AM CDT
‘It’s All Good’ Episode 8: The West Siders Getting Black People Outside
After seeing few other Black people on their national park adventures, Chevy Linear and Kameron Stanton started BlackPeopleOutside to encourage more people to explore nature.7:00 AM CDT
Chicago Elected School Board Bill Heads To Governor, Despite Lingering Questions
If Gov. JB Pritzker signs the legislation — over Mayor Lori Lightfoot's opposition — Chicago would have its first fully elected school board by 2027.
Juneteenth In Chicago: Here Are 30+ Marches, Picnics, Parades And More To Celebrate
Chicagoans can celebrate Juneteenth all weekend at dozens of events around the city.
More Than 50,000 COVID Vaccine Doses Were Given In Illinois During Past Day
In Illinois, about 5.8 million people of all ages — or 45.89 percent of the state's 12.7 million people — have gotten all their COVID-19 vaccination shots.
Juneteenth Is Now An Official State Holiday In Illinois
Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, the day enslaved Black Americans were freed in Galveston, Texas.
These 3 Tips From Experts Can Help Keep Your Garden Fresh And Green Through The Drought
Chicago gardeners and urban farmers are struggling to keep their plants happy during dry, warm weather. Here are tips for successful gardening during the drought.
In Chicago, The Debate Over School Police Isn’t Over — It’s Just Quieter
Chicago’s school councils are again considering whether to keep school police. But the conversation looks different this time.
PAWS Chicago Pets Can Be Adopted For Free During This Week’s ‘Summer Lovin’ Event
PAWS will waive the adoption fee for people who adopt an adult pet.
Chicago Liquor Store Sales Would End At Midnight — Not 10 PM — Under Lightfoot’s ‘Compromise’ Plan
A curfew on alcohol sales was implemented during the pandemic, but the mayor faced backlash in trying to make a 10 p.m. rule permanent.
More Than 12 Million COVID Vaccine Shots Have Been Given In Illinois
At least 23,083 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 2,422 deaths are probably related to the virus.
Chicago-Area Trans Survey Could Lead To Largest Data Set On Trans People In U.S. History: ‘There’s Strength In Numbers … And Power In Data’
Led by Brave Space Alliance and Northwestern University, the Chicago Area Trans Survey wants to hear from 30,000 trans people in Cook County.
Chicago’s Water Fountains Will Be Turned On This Summer — But Not For Weeks
It could take up to four weeks for all park and lakefront water fountains to be turned on once the process starts in late June.