Lincoln Park, Old Town

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

New Weed Shop Opening On … Where Else? Chicago’s Weed Street

Windy City Cannabis will open its first dispensary in the city on the conveniently named street on Wednesday.

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

Chicago Gyms Reopen, But Coalition Asks City To Allow 50 Percent Capacity, Optional Masks

Chicago has stricter restrictions for indoor gyms, including mandatory face masks and a 25-percent capacity cap.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Uber, Lyft Charges More For Riders Going To Chicago’s Non-White Neighborhoods, Study Shows

The study showed fares increased when a person was dropped off in a neighborhood with a high percentage of non-white residents. A Lyft spokesperson called the study "deeply flawed."

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

General Iron’s Move To East Side Approved By State Regulators Despite Community Outrage

The permit approval clears a path for General Iron — a metal scrapper with a long history of violations — to move into “an area of environmental justice concern."

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

Can Indoor Dining Save Chicago’s Struggling Restaurants? Some Aren’t Risking It, Others Have No Choice

"What do you do: Kill your restaurant or kill the people that work at your restaurant? That's a gross decision to have to make," one restaurant owner said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Only Time Will Tell’ If Lightfoot’s Sustainability Czar Can Move the Needle on Environmental Justice

The mayor has finally appointed a policy adviser to guide the city through its environmental challenges. Activists say her pick seems right, but they wonder how much of a difference the appointment will make.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Public Schools Will Keep Its Police Program — For Now

The school board voted 4-3 in favor of keeping Chicago Police officers in city schools.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

64 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois

Among the victims were 39 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Moms In Need Can Get Free Baby Supplies During Weekend Giveaways. Here’s How

People can also drop off supplies like diapers, formula and sanitary napkins so they can be given to people in need.