Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Where’s The Best Place To Eat When You Have The Munchies In The City? Chicagoans Weighed In

Our readers love Jeri's Grill, Mexican food and burgers when they're high.

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Fraud, Waste, Misconduct: Inspector General’s Report Details Year Of Cases In Chicago Schools

A swim coach reaped nearly $30,000 in payments from three outside groups for the off-the-books rental of a school pool over three years.

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More Chicago Schools Fall Below The Capacity Line. Is Yours On The List?

Six Chicago high schools are less than 10 percent full — and three are over 144 percent full, according to new CPS numbers.

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2020’s First Meteor Shower Will Peak This Weekend — But Snow Could Hide It In Chicago

It'll be chilly and snowy when the Quadrantid meteor shower peaks Friday night into Saturday morning.

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Need A Sidewalk Repair? City Will Open Applications For Popular Cost-Sharing Program On Tuesday

The applications fill up quickly, and residents typically pay $600-$1,500, according to the city.

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Legalization Day To Dawn In Chicago As Weed Dispensaries And Politicians Prepare For Day 1

Legalized weed begins at 6 a.m. Wednesday in Illinois, and politicians plan to show up at dispensaries to show their support.

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

9 Block Club Stories That Made An Impact In 2019

Our reporters share the stories that made an impact in 2019 and why covering community news matters to them.