Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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Monti’s Cheesesteaks In Lincoln Square Closes After Fire: ‘We Will Be Back’

It's not clear how the fire started, but owner David Weissner said the damage is so severe he isn't sure when the local favorite can reopen.

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

Smoke From West Coast Fires Over Chicago Shows Power Of Climate Change — But Not A Health Concern Yet, Officials Say

"To me, it's more of just a reminder that environmental trouble in one part of the country, the world, the city can infect the rest of it."

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

Fill Out The Census For A Chance To Win A Quinceañera

The group hopes young Latinas will encourage their family to sign up for the census so they can win the prize. “We wanted to do something that would transcend all the counties in Illinois.”

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

For Some Chicago High School Students, Remote Learning Brings A New School Struggle: Motivation

Without the excitement of seeing friends in person or the anticipation of sitting in a new teacher’s classroom, some students are struggling to stay focused.

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

Alderman Wants More Mental Health Workers, Not Police — But Neighbors Want More Cops After Shooting Spike

Ravenswood Manor residents say more cops are needed to address a recent spike in shootings, but Ald. Rossana Rodriguez disagrees. “We are supportive of police reform, but it can’t be one strategy at the expense of another,” one neighbor said.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

CPS Says 4 Of 5 Students Logged In On First Day Of All-Virtual School

Attendance rates varied widely, with some schools reaching upwards of 95% of students participating on the first day, while others reported closer to 60% of students.

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

Walking Tours In Lincoln Square Will Explore Neighborhood’s History, Present

Chicago Immersive, the company behind the tours, said it wants "to turn our city into an interactive museum."

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

What Happens When Chicago Cops Speak Up About Police Misconduct? Their Lives Are Ruined, Whistleblowers Say

The City Council on Wednesday signed off on a $3.8 million settlement to an officer who reported misconduct and was reassigned. The city has paid more than half a billion dollars to settle misconduct cases in the past decade.

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Former Sabatino’s Chef’s New Restaurant Opens This Month — And He’s Bringing Back Some Beloved Dishes

The new restaurant will feature items that were on Sabatino's menu, including Rich's Special, Gnocchi de Spinaci and Chicken Sabatino.