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West Side Needs Renovations To All Green Line Stations, A Lake Street Bus And More CTA Changes, Residents Say
Residents said sweeping changes are needed to public transportation in the area to help neighbors and boost area businesses.
Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City
From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.
Little Library Debuts In Little Village, Offering Free Books In English And Spanish
The free community library outside La Villita Community Church was organized by church members and built, decorated and installed by youth groups.
Animal Rescue Group One Tail At A Time Brings Back ‘Summer Shake’ For Dogs
The first in-person fundraiser in more than a year will be held Aug. 8 at Bridge 410 in the West Loop.
South, West Side Entrepreneurs Get $10 Million In City Grants To Expand And Build Their Businesses
Nuevo Leon Bakery, Reggio's Pizza and ChiFresh Kitchen are among the businesses that got city money to build up their work.
Lawndale Residents Can Sign Up Sunday For Free Tickets To Riot Fest
The music festival is also hosting a job fair so it can hire nearby residents for temporary positions.
Illinois Has A Program to Compensate Victims Of Violent Crimes. Few Applicants Receive Funds
Less than 40 percent of applicants are compensated, but many more never apply in the first place.
Little Village Church Plans To Celebrate New Little Library With Taco Party Sunday
Kids will be able to get free books, and there will be games at the noon Sunday event.
A Little Village Laundromat Brings Math Out Of Classrooms And Into Everyday Life For Young Learners
The early learning installations at Linares Launderia were created to help kids understand math is all around them.
Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’
The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.
After The Pandemic Made New Business Bloom, Exfolia Botanical Flower And Gift Opens In Logan Square
Owner Cassandra Stadnicki ran a floral business out of her Little Village home for several years before opening her own store. She was inspired to take her business to the next level during the pandemic.
Pilsen Market Highlighting Street Vendors Coming Sundays To Dvorak Park
The market, which features local businesses, food and music, will be held 4-8 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 26.
Developer Pitches Plans For 19-Story Life Science Office Building In Fulton Market
Mark Goodman & Associates Inc. will unveil plans for the building at 400 N. Elizabeth St. during a virtual community meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Moves 25th Ward Office To Be ‘More Accessible To Residents’
The new ward office, located at 2100 W. Cermak Rd. in Pilsen, will open Thursday.
East Pilsen Vacant Lot Could Become Retail Space and Parking Lot Under Developer’s Plan
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th) is scheduled to host a community meeting virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Youth-Led Campout Near Scene Of Teen’s Murder Aims To Bring Peace, Resources To Stop Gun Violence In Back Of The Yards
The summer peace events are meant to be a “catalyst for young people to put organizers' tools to action, create safe spaces and more importantly create a platform for relationship building in the community.”
This Little Village Group Gave Out 20,000 Meals During The Pandemic — And Help Is Still Needed. Here’s How You Can Pitch In.
The Little Village Environmental Organization and Getting Grown Collective got together last year to address food insecurity and get laid-off workers back to work. Now, they hope to keep the program going.
$20.3 Million Fulton Market Streetscape Project Finished After Four Years
The corridor adds more pedestrian and cyclist-friendly features along Fulton between Halsted Street and Ogden Avenue.
Developer’s 19-Story Apartment Tower In Fulton Market Gets City Approval
Months after city officials lifted a ban on housing north of Lake Street, City Council approved LG Development's revised plan for a 19-story, 414-unit apartment building at 210 N. Aberdeen St.
Plant Chicago’s Farmers Market Returns To Back Of The Yards With Locally Grown Produce, Honey And More
The market, which runs through November 14, is held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday at Davis Square Park on the corner of 45th Street and Marshfield Avenue.