- 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
Northwest Side College Gym Set To Become A Temporary Migrant Shelter — But Neighbors Divided At Chaotic Meeting
When people spoke up in favor of the shelter and asked how to help migrants, some in the crowd shouted things like, "Give them the keys to your house," and "Turn the buses around."
Ald. Nick Sposato Fends Off Challengers, Secures 38th Ward Reelection
With 96 percent of the vote counted, Sposato held onto his 38th Ward seat, securing his fourth term.
CopaCubana Cuban Cafe Owner Intends To Bring More Vitality To Portage Park Business Community
The Cuban joint serves affordable Cuban fare like sandwiches, rice pudding and empanadas. There are plans for a spring patio.
Tatas Tacos Owners Get Community’s Blessing To Restart Live Events After City Forced Them To Stop
The business has struggled since the city told the restaurant owners they cannot host events without a special permit. But they hope to host events again soon.
NW Side Neighbors Spent Years Helping Man Living In Merrimac Park Tent — But Now Some Want Him Gone
The resident, nicknamed CandyMan, has loyal well-wishers who bring him clothes and food. His supporters say he has nowhere else to go because of the lack of social services and shelters on the Northwest Side.
4 Candidates Are Challenging Ald. Nick Sposato To Represent Northwest Side’s 38th Ward
Sposato faces a retired city worker, a software engineer and Northwest Side community members in the race to represent Dunning, parts of Portage Park and a small part of Jefferson Park.
Portage Park Residents Can Get Flooding Questions Answered At Community Meeting Next Week
Ald. Nick Sposato (38th) is hosting a public meeting Oct. 12 at the Portage Park Senior Center to discuss flood mitigation strategies with neighbors.
Longtime Far Northwest Side Organizer Ed Bannon Challenging Ald. Nick Sposato For 38th Ward Seat
Bannon is focusing his campaign on neighborhood issues such as public safety, economic development, fully funded pensions for city workers and ward services.
Permanent Removal Of Columbus Statues Would Be A Victory For Indigenous Groups, But Italian Americans Vow To Keep Fighting
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she "fully expects" the Columbus statue to return the Grant Park — but the city's monuments committee recommended they not be restored.
Volunteers Needed To Shovel Sidewalks For Seniors On Far Northwest Side
Those who want to help their neighbors in Portage Park and Dunning by clearing snow can reach out to Ald. Nick Sposato's office.
Lightfoot’s Pick To Lead Police Oversight Agency Blocked By Alderpeople Upset Over Ella French’s Inclusion In Report
Andrea Kersten has apologized to French's family for not communicating with them ahead of the report's release, but says the agency was legally bound to release its full report.
Housing For Veterans, People With Disabilities Coming To Vacant Jefferson Park Lot
The development at 6001 W. Lawrence Ave. began construction Oct. 13 and will consist of two four-story buildings with 48 units.
Aldermen Are Not Subject To City Worker Vaccine Mandate — And Some Are Skipping The Shots
As unvaccinated aldermen fight the city worker vaccine mandate, other elected officials are frustrated by a lack of remote meeting options.
Apartment Complex Near O’Hare Gets Key Approval From City Commission — Despite Aldermen’s Opposition
The commission voted 10-1 to approve Glenstar’s proposal to build a seven-story, 297-unit apartment complex at 8535 W. Higgins Road in the 41st Ward. It would also have 59 affordable units.
Some City Workers Have Hesitated To Get Vaccinated — But They Should Be Setting ‘The Example’ For Chicagoans, Lightfoot Says
An alderman and some members of the Police Department are skipping the vaccine for now, and the city has no plan to mandate the shots for city workers.