Englewood, Chatham

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Kitten Season Means Cats Are Flooding Chicago — But That’s Bad News For Shelters And Animal Lovers

One shelter got 53 kittens in January but that jumped by 240 percent to 127 in March when kitten season started.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

95 Percent Of Chicagoans Listed As Gang Members By Chicago Police Are Black, Latino, Watchdog Audit Finds

Department officials cannot confirm gang designations “are based on reliable evidence” or ensure that the data “serves a legitimate law enforcement purpose,” according to the audit.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Allergy Season Has Begun And — Thanks To Climate Change — It Could Be Brutal This Spring

Nice, warm weather this spring could make things even worse for people with allergies.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Internet Failure Interrupts ‘Zombie PARCC’ At 125 Chicago Schools

The outage began in the morning when AT&T, the district’s service provider, accidentally cut through a fiber optic cable.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Englewood Job Fair Thursday In Ogden Park Features 33 Companies And Groups

There will also be a youth summer job fair for teens and young adults at Ogden Park.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Lincoln Yards, The 78 Tax Approved By Key Committee Ahead Of Rahm’s Last City Council Meeting

Several lame-duck aldermen face an agenda packed with measures from Emanuel’s bucket list.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Three West Side, South Side Projects Set To Get $5.16 Million From Neighborhood Opportunity Fund

Developers of the 2632 W. Ogden Ave. site, 6793 S. Chicago Ave. site and Enlace Chicago all could get significant grants.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

SWAN Day Chicago, Saturday At The Promontory, Celebrates Emerging Black Female Artists

The sixth annual event celebrating black women artists comes to the popular Hyde Park venue this weekend.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Cappleman’s Lead Grows, Mell Inches Closer And Hairston Keeps Holding On In City Hall’s 3 Undecided Races

Even though the election is over for most, the incumbents and their challengers in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards are left to wait until April 16 as mail-in ballots continue to come in.