An aging building in the West Loop with a lineage dating back to the 1890s dodged the wrecking ball this summer and received landmark designation from the Chicago City Council, meaning it cannot be torn down.
Several community groups concerned about recent crimes in the South Loop are working on creating a neighborhood watch group that will keep an eye on the area and notify the Chicago Police of any questionable activity they see.
Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd Ward), whose ward includes the Loop and part of the West Loop, has introduced to City Council an ordinance aiming to improve safety for rideshare drivers and passengers, cap rideshare fares, and regulate payments to rideshare drivers.
Bridgeport Alliance on July 29 held a community meeting both through Zoom and in person at the First Lutheran Church of the Trinity’s community center, featuring guest speaker Jaime Groth Searle, executive director and founder of Southwest Collective.
The Chicago City Council has designated October as Italian American Heritage and Culture Month.
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