Near North Side, River North
- 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
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.
‘Life-Threatening’ Currents, Waves Will Make It Dangerous To Swim In Lake Michigan Monday
This week is expected to be mostly sunny and warm in Chicago, though.
Liquor Sale Curfew, DuSable Delayed: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Out Of City Council
There was little change for the most controversial items that were on the City Council docket, but aldermen did approve multiple projects in the neighborhoods.
$1.3 Billion Plan To Build Skyscrapers, Townhomes And Parks On Part Of Moody Bible’s Campus Approved By City Council
Aldermen approved the North Union project, which will annex about half of Moody Bible Institute's campus.
Chicago Beaches Officially Reopen Friday With Lifeguards, Amenities
Concessions will make their return for Memorial Day weekend.
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.
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.