Related Midwest has begun construction on the next three buildings in Roosevelt Square, with upgrades planned for existing buildings as well as construction of apartments and a museum in the one remaining building from the former ABLA Homes.
Opponents cry foul over Fire-CHA land deal, campaign gift
Opposition continues to a plan by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Housing Authority to provide approximately 25 acres of CHA land to the Chicago Fire soccer team for a training facility in the Roosevelt Square area, with opponents crying foul over a donation to Lightfoot’s mayoral campaign by the Fire’s owner.
Property tax hikes anger homeowners and tenants
A significant increase in Chicago property taxes, with some local neighborhoods seeing hikes of more than 40% in some cases, has neighborhood organizations calling for action from County and State officials.
Chicago needs charter to give more power to the people, say proponents
New York has a city charter. Los Angeles does, too. Chicago, rated America’s most corrupt city by a University of Illinois Chicago report, does not—a situation that may contribute to corruption flourishing here.
Number of people dealing with gambling addiction on rise in Illinois
The number of people grappling with gambling addiction is rising. While more traditional gambling options such as the State lottery still dominate, problem gamblers are far more likely to take part in newer forms of gambling such as online betting.
Former St. Anthony Church will become child, adult daycare center
A local developer is breathing new life into an iconic Bridgeport church, shuttered since 2019 after serving Roman Catholics for more than a century.
A friend’s personal remembrance of Gazette Chicago’s Dolly Duplantier
Gazette Chicago honors and remembers a longtime staff member who passed away on Feb. 5, Dolly Duplantier. Dolly was with Gazette Chicago for 26 years as a respected writer and reporter.
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Around the Neighborhood – March, 2023
Help adult immigrants learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center. Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes per week at 1751 W. 35th St. You do not have to speak another language; all tutoring is in English.
Election coverage in April 1 edition
The Feb. 28 election came so late in the month that the March 3 edition of Gazette Chicago already was on press when election results became available, so they do not appear in this issue.
Chicago Health Text Initiative
Let us hear from you concerning health empowerment
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.
Permítanos escucharle sobre el empoderamiento de la salud
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.
Emergency Rental Assistance
Emergency rental assistance available
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….
40th Year of Gazette Chicago
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Gazette Chicago: Entering its 40th year of community service
With this issue, Gazette Chicago enters its volume no. 40, beginning our 40th year of community service. Throughout the next 12 months, we invite you to “take a walk down memory lane” with us and look back on how the newspaper has evolved and the issues and people it has covered over the decades.
Gazette Chicago reaches a milestone: and I’m still wondering how 40 years went by so quickly
With this issue, Gazette Chicago begins its 40th year of publishing. Like any other milestone moment in life, you know that day is coming and yet you say to yourself, “don’t worry, it’s in the future—it won’t be here that quickly.”