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Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

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.

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Lightfoot’s Pick To Lead Police Oversight Agency Blocked By Alderpeople Upset Over Ella French’s Inclusion In Report

Andrea Kersten has apologized to French's family for not communicating with them ahead of the report's release, but says the agency was legally bound to release its full report.

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Regular Blue Line Trains Near O’Hare Will Shut Down On Weekends For CTA Upgrades

Weekend shuttles will run between O'Hare and Rosemont through April as CTA crews improve the four-decade-old infrastructure.

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Veloria Coffee Hosting Pop-Up Market Saturday At Six Corners With Local Vendors

The coffee-roasting business at 3936 N. Cicero Ave. will hold its New Year's Market 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

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Jet’s Pizza Bringing Detroit-Style Pies To Jefferson Park

Jet's Pizza will open in a former LA Tan location on Milwaukee Avenue. They're adding locations in Rogers Park and Hyde Park, as well.

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Six Corners Medical Offices Joining Area Near Senior Housing, Luxury Apartments And New Restaurants

A two-story building for medical offices at 3934-3936 N. Milwaukee Ave. is being built across from The Clarendale senior living facility and the old Sears building.

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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.

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A Month After 19-Year-Old Slain In Jefferson Park, Family Members And Neighbors Wait For Justice

Meagan Bilbo was likely the unintended victim of a gang-related shooting, police said. But a month after officers claimed an arrest was imminent, her family feels left in the dark.

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Northwest Siders Can Get Free KN95 Masks From Their Alderman’s Office

Studies found masks like N95s and KN95s are more effective at preventing COVID-19 infection than surgical masks.

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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.

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New Hope Community Food Pantry Reopens In Jefferson Park, Offering More Food, Services To Far Northwest Side

After 18 years in Norwood Park, the pantry opened this week at Branch Community Church, 6125 W. Foster Ave.

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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.

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You Can Donate Winter Coats, Sleeping Bags To Far Northwest Side Residents Experiencing Homelessness

Third Place Chicago, 4651 N. Milwaukee Ave., will hold a food pantry and coat drive 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

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Province Pizza, A Six Corners Wood-Fired Pizza Restaurant And Sports Bar, Opens This Week

Province Pizza, which will serve Neopolitan and Chicago thin-crust pizza, will open Thursday on Milwaukee Avenue in Portage Park.

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Portage Park Vegan Bakery Opening This Week After Delays, But It Still Needs Funding Help

Mindful Baking will have a soft opening Friday. The owner, Diane Mejia, hopes to bring "fresh and funky" vibes to the neighborhood with her vegan goods.

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12 Woman-Owned Fitness Clubs To Offer Free Classes During NW Side ‘Club Crawl’ To Kick Off New Year

Fitness studios across the Northwest Side will offer free dance and yoga classes for a week starting Sunday.

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The Hot Dog Box, A Hit Sausage Spot Launched By Father-Daughter Duo, Coming To Six Corners Storefront This Month

Bobby and Brooklyn Morelli launched the super popular hot dog joint in Bronzeville last year. Their Six Corners location at 4020 N. Milwaukee Ave. opens Jan. 15.

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Buyk, A Grocery Bike Delivery Company, Expands To Chicago With 7 Stores

Buyk delivers groceries to customers via bike courier. The company has locations in Portage Park, Bucktown, Wicker Park, Old Irving Park, Ravenswood and Lincoln Park.

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The Shop By Haywoodmade Brings Hip Housewares, Interior Design Expertise To Portage Park

The store, called the shop by haywoodmade, sells items from local and national entrepreneurs. The owner hopes to also work with local artists to showcase artwork.

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New Cookbook By Eli’s Cheesecake Highlights Family Recipes From Its Diverse Workforce: ‘Food Unites Us’

Eli's Cheesecake Company honored employees this week with desserts based on their coworkers' recipes, which are featured in its newest cookbook.

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