Portage Park »

Ald. Arena: Stop Construction on New Six Corners Bank of America Branch

Bank of America plans to open a smaller branch in the fall, officials said.

Little Italy »

Jane Addams Birthday Party Features Trans Activist, Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

The Hull-House Museum has planned three events Thursday to honor the Nobel Prize winner.

Pullman »

120 Years After Pullman Strike, Workers Remember Why Labor Day Exists

"People put their lives on the line for the things we take for granted today."

Downtown »

Chicago, You're Recycling Wrong: City Offers $50 Prize for Changing Ways

The city wants to stop residents from putting banned items in the blue carts, like greasy pizza boxes.

Hyde Park »

Bret Harte School to Unveil $1M New Playground, Drive Lane for Drop-Offs

MAC Properties bankrolled the improvements at the school, which will be shown off Friday.

Chatham »

Ald. Roderick Sawyer to Host Re-Election Campaign Celebration

The community gathering outside his ward office in Chatham will feature barbecue and music.

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.

West Loop »

CPS Safe Passage Marks Five-Year Anniversary With $10 Million Expansion

Gov. Pat Quinn added $10 million in state funding to bring the number of workers to nearly 2,000.

Wicker Park »

Moreno Challengers Get Earful as They Seek Spot on Ballot in 1st Ward

Attorneys Anne Shaw and Andrew Hamilton plan to run against 1st Ward Ald. Joe Moreno next February.

Edgewater »

Edgewater Beachwalk Plan Fails To Get on Ballot

Funding also has not been secured for the boardwalk, which would link Edgewater and Rogers Park.

Bridgeport »

Patrick Daley Thompson: Judge Me on 'Ideas and Platform,' Not Family Ties

A close relative of the Daley political dynasty is running for 11th ward alderman.

Morgan Park »

Jackie Robinson West Is 'America's Team,' but Also Chicago's, Says Rahm

"It's not about politics, it's about what they've achieved," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Bridgeport »

Ald. Balcer Confirms He's Stepping Down, Insists Decision Is His Own

The 17-year 11th Ward alderman and Vietnam vet said he's dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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