The Center For Neighborhood Technology and the Chicago Community Loan Fund were chosen from nonprofits across the globe. The groups will get hundreds of thousands of dollars to continue their work.
almost 6 years ago | Megan Cottrell
Chicago police are cracking down on drivers who don't yield to pedestrians. The city's Safe Streets program kicks off again on Monday, with plainclothes officers enforcing pedestrian safety laws.
6 years ago | Alex Parker
In tough times, many people only worry about their own situation. Nine local heroes are being honored this week for their commitment to combating homelessness, foreclosures and blight.
6 years ago | Megan Cottrell
At Ravenswood Used Books, owner Jim Mall says February is usually a difficult time for book stores. But even with the seasonal slump, his sales over the last few months have been about 20 percent above average.
6 years ago | Brian Ortbal
Manny Flores, a former county prosecutor, represents Wicker Park and Bucktown. He says he's trying to strike a balance between preservation and growth in the rapidly changing ward.
almost 7 years ago | Johna Winters
The Note, which began hosting live music at its Milwaukee Avenue location in 1996, will close Sunday and reopen next month without the bands.
almost 7 years ago | Joe Kurowski
Members tend local parks
7 years ago | Theresa Boehl
Vibrator cozies alongside hand-carved wooden glasses
over 7 years ago | Georgia Coleman
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