Sauganash »

Picnic for Kids with Autism Gives Grandparents a Way to Help

The picnic in LaBagh Woods set for Sunday will allow kids to have fun and celebrate Grandparents Day.

McKinley Park »

McKinley Park's Lone Farmers Market Set for Saturday

The event is paired with a back-to-school health fair.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago to Add Hospital Beds After State Reverses Ruling

A state panel denied the plan in July, saying the beds were unnecessary and the rooms too big.

Avondale »

Vacant Avondale Lot Gets a Green, Mindful Makeover

Gardeners from Mindful Living will give the space a sustainable rehab ahead of A Day in Avondale.

West Rogers Park »

'Remarkable Lady' Sister Vivian Ivantic Turns 101 at Rogers Park Monastery

The 82-year nun now compiles archives at the St. Scholastica Monastery.

Wicker Park »

Pet Health Center Moves to Smaller Digs After Short Run at Wicker Corner

Effective Monday, PUPtection will move to 1335 N. Ashland Ave.

Bridgeport »

Free Kettlebell Class at Rockfit Gym

Participants at the hourlong session will learn the basics of kettlebell exercise.

Wicker Park »

Northwestern Hospital Eyes Land Near Bloomingdale Trail for Care Site

Primary care, certain diagnostics and specialty services would be among the medical center offerings.

Downtown »

Free Yoga Class, Breakfast at The James Chicago Sept. 6

RSVPs are required for this morning special led by River North's AIR Aerial Fitness.

Bronzeville »

Chicago Urban League Boss Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

The mother of Roderick Hawkins, an urban league employee, has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

West Town »

Funeral Home Owner, 'Mayor of Chicago Avenue,' Walter Sojka Dead at 84

Sojka never married and enjoyed spending evenings sitting on the sidewalk with his dog, Chico.

Portage Park »

Priest Defends Plan To Put Home for Moms, Babies at St. Pascal's Convent

"Six women and their little babies are not going to pose a problem," the Portage Park pastor said. 

North Park »

How To Sell 'Medicinal Chocolate': State Gives Answers on Medical Marijuana

The state will begin accepting applications for patients in September.

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