Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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

Near West Side Shooting Wounds Man, 56, Standing On Sidewalk

The shooting happened late Tuesday in the 2100 block of West Jackson Boulevard.

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

Girl Sexually Abused By Man At Western Pink Line Station, Police Say

The incident happened Monday on the platform in the 2100 block of South Western Avenue, police said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Juneteenth May Not Be A National Holiday Yet, But Chicago Will Be Celebrating

Looking to celebrate 154 years since slavery was abolished in the United States? Here's your guide.

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

After 2 Cars Crash In Little Village, Angry Drivers Stab And Shoot Each Other, Police Say

The men started fighting after their cars crashed Monday night in the 3200 block of West 30th Street.

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."

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.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Adult Sports League Changing Rules To Protect Trans Athletes After Woman Was Counted As A Man, Her Team Penalized

Players Chicago will now have a rule ensuring athletes "may compete as a member of the gender that they identify with."

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.