The Chicago Plan Commission recently approved the next phase of the ongoing Roosevelt Square development, a mixed-income project underway since 2003, with new affordable housing, including units for former Chicago Housing Authority tenants, planned.
Landmark Development has revealed more details about its proposed One Central megaproject in the South Loop, but local residents and transit experts continue to raise red flags over the company’s data and use of government funds for private gain as well as the project’s impact on the neighborhood.
No matter who the mayor is, if she or he can persuade the City Council and the citizens of Chicago to believe that the City is broke, then all sorts of schemes become palatable.
St. Peter’s Church in the Loop is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, with special events planned over the next several months.
he Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) has launched the Bronzeville Esports League, aiming to bring esports to schools and community organizations lacking esports teams and programs or access to them.
Bicycle Messenger Day, an annual national day of tribute to bicycle messengers, is Saturday, Oct. 9.
Our Lady of the Holy Family Parish, located at the site of the former Notre Dame de Chicago, now runs a food pantry at 1334 W. Flournoy St.
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Students, faculty, staff, and neighbors of the University of Illinois Chicago should be aware that outdoor rehearsals and performances in two upcoming plays by the School of Theatre and Music on the UIC campus will utilize gun props and the sounds of gunshots.
The annual Blessing of the Animals, hosted by Grace Episcopal Church and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, is scheduled for the South Loop/Printers Row.
Two editors of Gazette Chicago recently met with Tom Tresser of the TIF Illumination Project, who also co-founded CivicLab, to talk about his and those organizations’ book, Chicago Is Not Broke: Funding the City We Deserve.
Notice how when you are out driving the streets of Chicago how bad the other drivers are lately? How they pass you up when you’re already doing the speed limit, cut you off, and maybe even give you the finger, too?
Chicago Health Text Initiative
We are interested in learning more about our readers so that we can better serve you. We also request your feedback on a new text messaging service in development.
Estamos interesados en aprender más sobre nuestros lectores para poder servirle mejor. También solicitamos su colaboración en un nuevo servicio de mensajería de texto en el desarrollo.
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The mainstream media and the public seem to believe that because former President Donald Trump has been banned from social media, he has been effectively silenced, only occasionally making public comments at one of his rallies or on a rare Fox News appearance.
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In a recent three-month period, ten different reporters wrote bylined front-page stories for Gazette Chicago—a deep lineup of quality journalists that few other media outlets can match.
Emergency Rental Assistance
City of Chicago emergency rental assistance is available for people suffering financial hardship due to a crisis such as loss of job, home fire, or illness. The program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability….