Christopher Columbus statue defaced right before Columbus Day celebration

The annual Columbus Day celebration honoring the Taylor Street area’s Italian-American heritage drew a sympathetic crowd on Oct. 9 after vandals tagged a neighborhood park’s statue…


The AARP Foundation Experience Corps seeks volunteer tutors for kindergarten through third grade to help students with their reading skills….

Church keeps fighting City parking requirement

A judge has ruled that Immanuel Baptist Church must have 19 parking places for its congregation of about 60, but opened the door for the church to file an amended complaint.

Parking and traffic a concern near Wintrust Arena

As Wintrust Arena is poised for a full slate of activities at 200 E. Cermak Rd., so are neighboring residents who generally see the development as a plus with a cautionary tale: increased traffic and parking issues.

NTA protesters take their fight to Mayor’s house

Opponents of plans to convert the National Teachers Academy elementary school at 55 W. Cermak Rd. into a high school recently took their fight to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s front door.