Logan Square »

Logan Square's 'Twin Towers' Pass Unanimously at First City Hearing

The 11- and 12-story towers are one step closer to a City Council vote.

Sauganash »

Plans For Tap Room at Alarmist Brewery in Sauganash Move Forward

Plans call for a taproom at Alarmist Brewery — but city officials must lift an alcohol-sales ban.

River North »

What Is the Great Kinzie Protected Bike Lane Fight Really About Anyway?

Bike lane fight shows that an idealistic war over how drivers and cyclists share city streets rages on.

River North »

Nouveau Tavern to Reopen, But Without DJs or Dancing

The River North club will now operate solely as a restaurant under a compromise with city officials. 

Downtown »

Bill To Cut Free Museum Days Softened To Keep Letting Kids in for Free

For five years, free museum days would only be cut for adults.  

Auburn Gresham »

Father Pfleger Defends Spike Lee Over 'Chiraq' Movie Title

"I trust Spike Lee," the pastor of St. Sabina said.  

Austin »

Bring in Sheriff's Police To Stop Murders in Austin, County Official Says

Commissioner Richard Boykin said as temperatures rise, Austin could be facing a gun violence "crisis."

Uptown »

North Side Group Speaks Out Against Cutting Funding to CeaseFire

In March, Gov. Rauner slashed funding to CeaseFire. Now ONE Northside says it is owed $150,000.

Englewood »

Spike Lee Wants a $3 Million Tax Break for Film That Calls Chicago 'Chiraq'

Ald. Will Burns (4th) said if Spike Lee takes film subsidy, the public should have a say in film's name.

Downtown »

Rahm Submits Measure to Create $5.5M Fund for Burge Torture Reparations

Chicago would become the first U.S. city to pay reparations for police violence.

Portage Park »

Shops, Apartments Near Austin and Lawrence Dropped

Ald. Tim Cullerton (38th) said he is disappointed the development fell apart.

Downtown »

Burge Victims Tell of Torture at Hands of 'New-Wave Klan'

Anthony Holmes and Darrell Cannon were among the earliest victims of Cmdr. Jon Burge.

Downtown »

Chicago Kids to Be Taught About Burge Torture as Part of Reparations Deal

The deal also calls for a $5.5 million reparations fund for victims of the notorious police commander.

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