Near North Side, River North
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- 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
Homebound Chicagoans Have Been Stuck Inside For More Than A Year — And City’s Vaccination Program Still Hasn’t Responded To Thousands Of Them
More than 4,100 people have signed up for the Chicago Department of Public Health's homebound vaccination program; so far, 532 people have gotten vaccinated. Some people could have to wait until the fall to get shots, the city's top doctor said.
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.
Man Arrested In Attack On Ald. Brendan Reilly Outside Boss Bar In River North
Reilly said two men punched and kicked him Feb. 18 while he was leaving the bar at Clark and Hubbard streets.
Moody Bible Campus Megadevelopment Would Get Extra Acre Of Open Space Under Latest Plan
The megadevelopment's plans went from 1.3 acres of open space to 2.5 acres in the latest draft, which was presented to community members on Wednesday.
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.
Limit St. Patrick’s Day Crowds Or We’ll Shut You Down, City Warns Chicago Bars
Dancing and congregating won't be allowed, and patrons must remain seated in bars, the city's liquor commissioner said.
Ald. Brendan Reilly Says He Was Attacked By 2 Men Outside Boss Bar In River North
Reilly said two men punched and kicked him outside the River North bar last week but he didn't report it to police.
Sweetwaters Cafe Opens On Near North Side, Bringing Asian-Inspired Coffee, Treats To Newcity Complex
Sweetwaters Coffee opened Jan. 30 on the Near North side. It is the first Illinois location for the Midwestern chain.
Near North Side Housing Complex To Bring Affordable Apartments To Area — And A Former Cabrini-Green Resident Is Helping Build It
Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. said the mixed-income development will bring affordable housing and job opportunities to the Near North Side area.
Statues And Chandeliers From Closed Lawry’s Prime Rib Up For Grabs At Online Auction
The slabs of prime rib may be gone, but items from the restaurant’s unique decor are for sale.
Navy Pier Flyover Adds New Section As Crews Finish Lanes Over Chicago River
The Flyover now provides a continuous stretch from Ohio Street Beach to the south side of the river.
Families Of Carjacking Victims Ask City, State Leaders To Do Something To Stop Surge: ‘This Is … Chicago Crying For Help’
One woman, whose son was left paralyzed after being shot during a carjacking, said she's planning to leave her lifelong community if something doesn't change.
Chicago’s Black Activists Aren’t Putting Their Faith In Biden: ‘We’re Going To Continue To Take Care Of Ourselves’
Under Trump, Chicago activists pushed for major reforms. Biden will be a big shift for the country, but local activists say they aren't investing hope in a system where "there's always a loophole."
Despite Rocky First Week, CPS Chief’s Confidence In Reopening Has ‘Only Increased’
CPS CEO Janice Jackson said people have been "across the board" happy with the district's reopening plan — but many teachers remain fiercely opposed to the district's mandate.
Light Snow Coming Thursday Evening, But Not Enough To Accumulate
Snow showers could continue on Friday, which will be cloudy and chilly with an expected high of 34 degrees.
Want To Help Homeless Pets? Anti-Cruelty Society Hosting Virtual Day Of Service Monday
The animal rescue organization's staff will teach participants how to make no-sew pet beds and cat and dog toys from items found around the home, among other things, during the virtual event.
This Year’s Polar Plunge Is Do-It-Yourself — But You Can Still Raise Money For Chicago Families In Need
This year, participants don't have to dive into Lake Michigan. They can jump into snow in a bathing suit or have a bucket of cold water dumped on them.
My Block, My Hood, My City Needs Volunteers To Bring Supplies To Seniors For MLK Day
The group is looking for volunteers who can bring personal protective equipment to seniors or who can help clean up a garden that honors Martin Luther King Jr.
2 More Mass Vaccination Sites Opening This Week As Chicago Ramps Up Campaign
The city is focused on vaccinating health care workers and people living in working in long-term care facilities as part of Phase 1A. That phase will likely take several more weeks.
Chicago’s Travel Order Simplified — But City Says You Still Shouldn’t Go Anywhere
Every state besides Hawaii is currently in the Orange category, as are the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Travelers coming from places in that category must quarantine or get a negative COVID-19 test.