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- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
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- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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After 3rd Time Being Attacked, Cappleman Defends Street Interventions But Says He Will ‘Be More Careful When I Work’
Tony Landers, 58, was charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated assault after he allegedly struck the alderman with a piece of a table. Cappleman said he wasn't out looking for a confrontation, but needs to be more careful.
Edgewater’s Care For Real Celebrating 50 Years Feeding People In Need With Block Party Sunday
The Edgewater food pantry founded in 1971 saw record need during the pandemic. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, it will host a block party Sunday.
Loyola Students Protest School’s Handling Of Sexual Assaults On Campus: ‘We Do Not Feel Safe Reporting To The School’
A Loyola senior said she was sexually assaulted at a fraternity party in January 2020. She said she felt the university didn't do enough to protect her or punish her attacker — and she's not alone.
Little Pantries Pop Up Around West Ridge As Neighbors Help Each Other Combat Food Insecurity
The West Ridge Community Response Team enlisted the help of youth in the neighborhood to design, construct and install little pantries around the neighborhood filled with free non-perishables.
Ald. James Cappleman Put In Chokehold, Beaten With Table After Confronting Men He Says Were Drinking On Uptown Corner
"I know the individual who assaulted me," Cappleman said. The attack happened after the alderman tried to remove a small table from the corner. One of the men said the table belonged to them.
With Pinball And Pierogies, Uptown Arcade Is Now Mission Control Arcade Bar In Rogers Park
New to this version of the arcade bar is a kitchen, which will be manned by The Bare Naked Pole food company.
‘Historic’ Gang Feud To Blame For Recent Uptown Shootings Near Sheridan And Wilson, Police Say
Six people have been shot at Sheridan and Wilson since late July in a longstanding gang conflict. Neighbors in a nearby high rise are voicing concerns for their safety.
At Halfway Point, The Top Vienna Beef Hot Dog Stand Challenge Contestant Has Been To 278 Stands In 4 Weeks
An elite group of five contestants are racing to visit 367 Vienna Beef hot dog stands before the challenge ends in four weeks. The owner of Byron's in Uptown said the contest has helped boost business.
Rogers Park Shelter For Women And Children Getting A Much-Needed Upgrade — Thanks To Neighbors Who Stepped Up To Help
New Life Interim Shelter has provided families housing and social services for 30 years, operating out of a 1920s auto garage.
Uptown School Getting New Accessible Playground And Nature Walk After City Council Approval
Courtenay Elementary will get $2.1 million in city funds to update its play area for all ages of students.
TimeLine Theatre Gets OK To Move To Uptown, Renovate Warehouse Into Arts Center
Lakeview-based Timeline Theatre is moving to a bigger facility in Uptown and will inhabit a rebuilt warehouse building on Broadway.
Edgewater’s Wing Hoe Building To Be Replaced By Apartment Complex After City Council Vote
The development, first proposed in 2019, will now move forward after the City Council granted a rezoning request.
Some CPS Parents, Fearful Of COVID-19 And Frustrated With District, Are Forced To Send Their Kids Back Despite Concerns
Responding to concerns, CPS authorized principals to flip classes to remote learning while COVID-19 case investigations are being completed.
Healthy Grocery Store Peter Rubi Opens In Uptown: ‘Our Main Mission Is To Change Lives’
The Plainfield-based Peter Rubi opened its second location in Uptown, selling exclusively health-conscious foods.
Park District Adds Life Rings To Dangerous Rogers Park Pier After Weeks Of Controversy Over Lakefront Safety
The Chicago Park District installed two life rings at Tobey Prinz Beach Park a week after removing neighbor-installed flotation devices.
Park District Will Install Life Rings, Close Off ‘Higher-Risk’ Lakefront Areas After Public Outcry Over Drownings
Park District officials say new precautions will be in place by the next beach season.
A Secret Society Of Chicago Bakers Meets Every Month — And It’s Keeping Beloved Bakeries Alive
The Bakers Dozen was founded in the 1930s. Its members — beloved bakery owners — meet in secret once per month to sample each other's goods, catch up and help keep their businesses alive.
Devon Days Sidewalk Fest Will Celebrate 10 Businesses That Opened During Pandemic
Devon Avenue will see live music, a circus performance the unveiling of three mosaics.
Argyle Night Music Debuts Today As Market Skips Second Straight Year
Performances and outdoor dining will take over Argyle Street on Thursdays through September.
Drowning Victim’s Mother Calls For Life Rings, Safety Measures At Chicago Beaches
Rogers Park residents have tried to take measures into their own hands, adding life rings to a local pier — but the Park District removed them.