- 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
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Little Village Discount Mall Vendors Are Taking Legal Action To Prevent Being Locked Out
Vendors and their legal representatives hope the move will prevent them from being locked out as they search for a new location.
West Loop Group Wants To Block High-Rise Until New Alderman Takes Over, But Ald. Sigcho-Lopez Has Already Signed Off
Neighbors assumed Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez paused a proposal for a 370-unit apartment tower that will flip to Alderman-elect Bill Conway's ward. But Sigcho-Lopez said the project has been in the works for months.
House Music Venue Wants To Open In The West Loop, But Residents Say Not On Their ‘Quiet’ Block
Habitat Chicago owners said they want the late-night club to offer an inclusive and safe nightlife experience, but they will need the alderman to lift a liquor moratorium.
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Calls For Ceasefire In Pilsen After 3 People Killed In 2 Shootings Monday
City investments in police and violence interrupters have not eased shootings in a hard-hit part of the neighborhood, Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said.
Pilsen Parishioners Take Fight To Save Beloved St. Adalbert Statue To Cardinal’s Feet At Protest
As Cardinal Blase Cupich spoke at a fundraiser for immigrants at St. Ignatius, Polish and Mexican parishioners protested outside to save a statue in a church the archdiocese forced to close.
Police Close Downtown Club After Security Guard Fatally Shoots Co-Worker, But Alderman Says Bar Should Have Shuttered Sooner
Three people have been killed in shootings outside Persona Lounge since May. The most recent shooting happened when the alderman thought the club was closed, he said.
Will The West Loop Get Private Security? It’s Likely After At Least 2 Attempted Kidnappings
Wealthy neighborhoods frustrated with crime have turned to private security. One West Loop alderman supports the idea while another wants locals to consider other options.
West Loop Neighbors To Meet With Police, Officials After Attempted Kidnappings Shake Community
The community meeting is Saturday at Mary Bartelme Park. Residents can voice their concerns with officials and local groups.
Pilsen Alliance Leader Fired Over Financial Issues, Board Says, But Some Say It Was Over Push To Unionize
The board announced Moises Moreno's firing Friday, saying there were discrepancies in the group's finances and Moreno mistreated female board members. Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez led the influential group before he was elected to City Council.
Activists Say Proposed Near South Side High School Would Create More Segregation
The $120 million school is planned for a portion of the former Harold Ickes Homes site, already being redeveloped into housing that pledged to bring hundreds of low-income units back to the land.
After Fatal Chinatown Shooting, Alderman And Neighbors Want Karaoke Bar Closed
A 24-year-old woman was killed and two other people were hospitalized after a shooting Friday in the 2200 block of South Wentworth Avenue, police said.
West Loop’s Madison Street Safety Plan Would Add Speed Bumps And Pedestrian Upgrades — But No Bike Lanes
After a driver killed a cyclist there, some neighbors want to know why the plan to make Madison Street safer doesn't include bike lanes.
Alderman Says He ‘Cannot Support’ A Casino At 78 Mega-Development Amid Neighborhood Opposition
Neighbors said their biggest concerns were that the casino could lead to more crime in the area and declining home values while contributing to heavy traffic and exacerbating problem gambling.
Top Court Strikes Down Pilsen Ald. Sigcho-Lopez’s Challenge Of Ex-Ald. Solis’ Use Of Campaign Cash To Pay Lawyers
The court condemned political corruption, but stopped short of saying former Ald. Danny Solis's use of campaign funds to pay personal lawyers broke election code.
City Acquired Pilsen’s Largest Vacant Site Through Settlement With Developer, Alderman Says
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th), whose ward covers the site, said a debate over the lot was settled when the city got the spot for $12 million.
Chinatown Residents Call For More Cameras, Lights — But Also Long-Term Solutions After Woom Sing Tse Killed
Neighbors said they're concerned about safety after the 71-year-old was slain. They're already working on social programs that could prevent violence in the future.
Alderman Dubbed A ‘Jacka–’ By Mayor Says Lightfoot’s Texts Are ‘Inappropriate’
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said it's “unacceptable” for elected officials to use names and dismiss constituents.
Pilsen’s Largest Vacant Lot Bought By City, Which Vows To Add 280 Affordable Housing Units To 6-Acre Plot
The city is acquiring land at 18th and Peoria streets — the "single largest parcel of vacant developable property" in the neighborhood — to turn into affordable housing.
Pilsen Nonprofit Breaks Ground On Long-Awaited Affordable Housing Project: ‘We Believe In Development Without Displacement’
"Finding a safe, affordable place to live — and call home and raise a family — shouldn't be an elusive pipe dream," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
‘Anger And Panic’ As Pilsen Landlords Scramble To Appeal Skyrocketing Tax Assessments
About 58 percent of homeowners in the 25th Ward, which includes Pilsen, saw higher property tax bills this year compared to 2020. But more than 93 percent of commercial owners in the ward were hit with tax hikes.