Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Why Do People Wear Orange To Promote Gun Control? It All Started With Hadiya Pendleton

"Whether it’s worn by students in Montana, activists in New York, or Hadiya’s loved ones in Chicago, the color orange honors the more than 100 lives cut short and the hundreds more wounded by gun violence every day."

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Shot Twice In Bowmanville After Gunmen In Car Pull Up On Damen

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the cheek and left knee and was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he is in stable condition.

It’s CTA Vs. NJ Transit In Bracket Battle For Transit Supremacy — Do The East Coast-ers Have A Chance? Fuhgeddaboudit

Sixteen transit agencies entered the inaugural Transit Bracket Challenge. Only two are still standing — Chicago needs your votes to win.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Typical Pothole? Not So Much: This Sinkhole Swallowed A Man’s Minivan In Lakeview Thursday

City workers spent at least 20 minutes trying to figure out how to free the minivan, trapped by its front tires and axle on the lip of the hole.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Ribfest Returns To North Center In June With 21 Bands And A Whole Lot Of Meat; Here’s The Whole Lineup

Enjoy twenty-one live bands playing everything from honky tonk to indie jams alongside delicious ribs and more at this year’s Ribfest.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Bowmanville Shooting Wounds Man, 22, After Argument Turns Into Fight

The shooting happened late Wednesday in the 5200 block of North Damen Avenue.

Looking For Free Summer Meals For Kids? This Texting Service Wants To Help

By texting FOOD (or COMIDA) to 877-877 Chicagoans can be connected to free meals for kids.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Is Your Garden A Champ? Entries Open For Chicago Gardening Awards — Pretty Plants Not Necessarily Required

How a garden benefits the environment and community is as important as how it looks when it comes to the Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards, now open for entries.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Ravenswood Farmers Market Returns With Food, Music And Fun For Kids

The market will even have on-site water bowls for dogs. It runs until mid-October.