Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Needs 1,000 More Election Judges — And Soon

"If we filled 100 in the next two weeks that would be a miracle," said Bucktown leader Steve Jensen, a member of the 32nd Ward Democrats.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Falling Ice Expected Thursday — And It Could Have Deadly Consequences For People Walking Outside

Falling ice has killed one person and injured many more over the years in Chicago.

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A View Of Chicago From The ’20s And ’30s: Home Movie Shows Skyline, Old Soldier Field And Flapper Dresses

The man behind the camera, John Hawley, helped engineer the reversal of the Chicago River, according to his great-granddaughter.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Ice Trees Are Everywhere As Freezing Rain Covers Chicago In A Slick Blanket

The rain produced a layer of ice on everything from our street signs to our trees, but don't get distracted by the beauty. Experts say the ice can be dangerous.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Is Still Nation’s Most Corrupt Big City, New Report Says

Illinois remains the third most corrupt state, based on the formula that compares the number of corruption convictions with an area’s population.

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Need A Romantic Movie For Valentine’s Day? ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Is Chicago’s Favorite, Report Says

"Beauty and the Beast" is even more popular than uber-hit "Titanic" among people in Chicago, according to a new report.

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How To Make Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza At Home (VIDEO)

Deep-dish pizza is the easiest kind to make, according to one expert. Here's how to craft an expert pie from the comfort of your own kitchen.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Will New Portillo’s Hurt Local Hot Dog Stands? Owners Wonder, Worry, Wait

Portillo's is coming to 3357 W. Addison St. in Avondale this year, but neighborhood hot dog joints hope their loyal customers stick with them.