- 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, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Anti-Cruelty Society Offers $13 Cat Adoptions To Celebrate Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour
These cats are waiting for a love story, and you can be the one to say "yes."
CPS Faces Dwindling Enrollment, Empty Buildings, Soaring Deficits Decade After Mass Closure Of Schools
Top public officials are vowing improvements as the district marks the 10th anniversary of its decision to close 49 schools.
This Week In Photos: Foxes Steal Chicago’s Heart, Johnson’s First City Council Meeting And More
PHOTOS: Take a peek at life in the city through the eyes and lenses of the Block Club Chicago staff.
Permanent Outdoor Dining Expansion Proposed By Mayor After COVID-Era Rules Lapse
If passed by City Council, restaurants and bars will be able to once again operate patio service in the "curb lane" outside their businesses.
Violence Prevention Efforts Get $2.5 Million Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend, Mayor Brandon Johnson Announces
The $2.5 million in private grants will help hundreds of local groups host "fun, safe" programs for young people this summer across the South and West sides, Johnson said.
28 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Mole De Mayo, Memorial Day Parade, Randolph Street Market And More
You can also check out the Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest, a South Side chili cook-off, Mayfestiversary and a Star Wars burlesque comedy show.
City Funding To Support Migrants Stalls After Alds. Beale, Lopez And Napolitano Block It
City Council was expected to earmark $51 million to help newly arrived migrants, but three alderpeople delayed the vote.
Alderpeople Approve Johnson’s Picks To Lead Council Committees — Ending Short-Lived Bid For Legislative Independence
Alderpeople overwhelmingly supported a City Council leadership structure backed by Johnson, less than two months after attempting to install their own committee chairs.
Alderpeople Push To Expand Community Policing Model Citywide
The Chicago Neighborhood Policing Initiative should be expanded citywide, supporters said. The program sees officers interact more with residents.
Meet Chicago’s New City Council: 16 Alderpeople Start Their First Full Terms Now
The election brought more openly LGBTQ+ people, progressives, first-time politicians and younger officials into the City Council fold.
Full-day Kindergarten Will Be Required In Illinois Public Schools By 2027 Under Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk
School districts around the state will have to offer full-day kindergarten to families with children between 4 and 6 years old by the 2027-28 school year if the bill is signed into law.
About 50 Chicago High School Students Earned Associate Degrees. CPS Wants To Boost That Number
CPS CEO Pedro Martinez has said he wants to see more students earn two-year degrees before graduation as part of a broader push to strengthen Chicago’s career and technical education offerings.
Mayor Brandon Johnson’s First Regular City Council Meeting Is Wednesday. Here’s How To Watch
Alderpeople are expected to vote on Johnson's picks to lead City Council's committees and $51 million to help migrants.
Medical Students Giving Mobile Courses On Treating Gunshot Wounds, Overdoses As Demand Increases
Rush medical students are teaching Chicagoans how to give CPR, administer Narcan and bandage gunshot wounds while waiting for emergency help.
These City Committees Didn’t Do Much But Spend Your Money. Now Mayor Brandon Johnson Wants To Reward Their Leaders.
Despite troubles with the city's airport operations and contracting, the City Council hasn't met to discuss the issues in more than eight months.
Stuck In Traffic? Join The Club. Traffic Is Terrible Everywhere Thanks To Construction, Other Factors, Experts Say
With construction underway on four major roadways, commuters are reporting two-hour travels each way to work.
Park District Closing Indoor Pools For At Least A Month As Some Lifeguards Head To Beaches
The indoor closures will run until at least June 23. While the Park District said its goal is to reopen all pools then, it's unclear if it will have the staff to do so.
Forced To Confront Migrant Crisis Daily, Chicago Police Officers Step Up To Help With No Guidance From City
The disruption at stations has created a juggling of duties for officers, some of whom feel frustrated there's still no word from the city about what they should do.
It’ll Be Sunny And Nice This Week In Chicago, With Expected Tuesday High Of 74
A cold front will make the city a bit chillier after Tuesday's peak, though.
As Chicago Struggled With Migrant Crisis, City Council’s Immigration Committee Didn’t Meet For More Than A Year
By the time the committee finally convened, families in need were sleeping on police station floors. Even then, the committee didn't take action.