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Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash
Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

How Should The 39th Ward Spend $500,000? Vote For Protected Bike Lanes, New Nature Play Space And More

Residents can choose among school playground improvements, protected bike lanes, street resurfacing, community markers and more.

North Park

Retired Police Officer Richard Haljean, Killed In NW Side Hit-And-Run, Remembered For His Big Smile And Decades Of Service

The Jefferson Park native loved being a police officer, which was a dream of his from a young age. Family and friends are raising money for his teenage children to help with their future education.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

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.

Citywide

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Citywide

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.

Citywide

Romanian Church Opens Huge New Location In Sauganash At Former Monastero’s Banquet Site

The Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church, which moved from Albany Park, was one of the churches that defied the state's stay at home order last year.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Edison Park Residents Push For Northwest Highway Safety Overhaul

Edison Park neighbors have created a petition calling for officials to study Northwest Highway to see how it can be made safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

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.

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Architect Who Helped Restore Navy Pier Wanted To ‘Make Places That Are Good For Families And Everybody To Enjoy’

Jerome Butler Jr. died Dec. 2. Butler served multiple roles in city government and left his touch all over the city, from Navy Pier to fire and police stations.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Have Ideas To Improve Far Northwest Side’s 39th Ward? Neighbors Can Pitch Plans To Spend $500K

So far, residents have submitted ideas to improve dog park areas, repave and beautify blocks, install red-light cameras to curb speeding and more.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

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.

Citywide

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!

Citywide

Fly Girl Dance & Fitness Settles Into Edison Park Home After Months Of Moving Around

Fly Girl Dance & Fitness offers classes in yoga, zumba, kickboxing, HIIT and boot camps with a fun environment tailored to boost women's confidence, its owner said.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

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.

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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."

Albany Park

After Recovering From Breakthrough Coronavirus Cases, Edgebrook Bakery Owners Reopen For Business

Mona's Sweet Spot is back, and a friend is fundraising as the owners get back on their feet.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Alarmist Brewing And Taproom, Sauganash’s Only Bar, Debuts Long-Awaited Patio

The four-table patio is open 5-10:30 p.m Fridays, noon-10:30 p.m. Saturdays and noon-6:30 p.m. Sundays.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Friends Of 6-Year-Old Norwood Park Girl With Cancer To Host Fundraiser Sunday To Support Family

The MollyStrong Family Day is Sunday. There will be carnival games, Irish dancers, balloon creations and more.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

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.

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