- 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
More Restaurants Throughout Chicago Can Add Walk-Up Windows After City Streamlines Process
The City Council approved the ordinance Wednesday, allowing more restaurants to install the windows without getting a zoning change.
Ordinance Allowing Chicago Restaurants To Add Walk-Up Windows Gets Key Committee Approval
The zoning committee also unanimously approved landmarking the Pioneer Arcade building in West Humboldt Park.
Ald. Matt Martin Reelected After Running Unopposed In 47th Ward
Going into his sophomore term, Martin plans to continue his focus on police reform, affordable housing and safer streets for pedestrians and cyclists.
Ranked Choice Voting In Chicago? System Would Save City Money And Be More Democratic, Alderman Says
Ranked choice would allow voters to list candidates in order of preference — potentially eliminating costly runoff elections. Its supporters hope City Council will at least have a conversation about the system.
Overhaul Of Bank Buildings At Damen And Lincoln Would Create Stores And 258 Apartments. Here’s How Neighbors Can Weigh In
North Center's busy intersection at Irving Park, Damen and Lincoln would see renovations and new construction. Neighbors can join a Jan. 25 open house and a community meeting with Ald. Matt Martin (47th) to learn more.
Century-Old Water Main Replacement In Lakeview Concludes, Sparing All 29 Trees Once Flagged For Removal
After months of pressure from neighbors, the city committed to replacing the neighborhood's water main in a manner that would spare the trees.
Ravenswood Neighbors Starting Block Captain Program To Keep Each Other In The Loop About Crime
A group of neighbors say they need a quicker system to alert each other about crime or police activity after two shootings and an armed robbery spree that ended in a fiery crash.
Affordable Housing Near Lincoln Square Brown Line, Other Projects Approved By Key Zoning Committee
The approval comes after years of tense community meetings about the Lincoln Square project, which will sit directly across from the Western Avenue Brown Line station.
25 City Council Members Ditch Meeting About City’s Homelessness Crisis
Alderpeople who support the Bring Chicago Home ordinance said they're "profoundly disappointed" by efforts to derail the meeting after Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke out against the measure.
Can Campaign Finance Be Reformed In Chicago? Ald Wants $250 Cap On Donations From Insiders With ‘Outsized Influence’
Ald. Matt Martin has proposed an ordinance that would reward campaigns for raising small donations from residents.
As Parking Fight Risks Derailing Lincoln Square Affordable Housing Project, Residents Call For Compromise
The project at Western and Leland has been controversial among neighbors who want affordable housing at a city-owned lot and those who want to preserve public parking in a busy shopping district.
Western And Berteau Intersection Will Be Closed For 2 Weeks Starting Tuesday For Water Main Work
Through traffic and CTA buses are being rerouted at Irving Park Road and Montrose Avenue.
Lakeview Neighbors Elated After Water Department Announces New Plan To Restore Water Main Without Removing Mature Trees
Instead of digging up and replacing century-old pipes underneath Lakeview's mature trees, the water department will move the water main away from the greenery.
Lakeview Neighbors ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Mature Trees Can Be Saved As City Explores Ways To Replace Century-Old Water Main
After outcry from neighbors, the city is exploring whether the Lakeview water main can be relocated so fewer trees will need to be cut down.
2 Dead After Shooting, Fiery Crash In Ravenswood, Police Say
Two people in a grey SUV were shot near Wilson and Ashland avenues, causing them to lost control of the car and crash, according to authorities.
Recycle Your Broken Holiday Lights At These Far North Side Spots
Six offices and businesses are collecting broken string lights to keep them out of landfills.
How Can Uptown’s Clark Street Be More Pedestrian- And Business-Friendly? City Study To Explore Options
The Clark Street Crossroads study will seek to enhance the corridor's "mixed-use vitality and walkability," according to the city.
West Lakeview Neighbors Rally To Save Mature Trees From Being Chopped For City’s Water Main Replacement Work
About two dozen mature trees in West Lakeview could potentially be removed so the city can replace the underlying water main, but neighbors are fighting to save them from being cut.
Chicago Joe’s Replacement Gets Alderman’s Blessing After Restaurant, Affordable Apartments Added
A developer needed Ald. Matt Martin's support to tear down the closed restaurant on Irving Park Road and build an apartment building.
Irving Park Road To Be Rebuilt From Chicago River To Ravenswood Avenue Beginning Next Week
The project includes curbs, pedestrian safety measures and resurfacing. It's set to begin as work to replace the 100-year-old Irving Park bridge over the North Branch finishes.