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Lightfoot Landslide: A City-wide Sweep Into the History Books

Lori Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in a crushing victory Tuesday night, becoming Chicago's first African-American woman and openly gay mayor on Tuesday. With only 31...

Home Stretch for Lightfoot and Preckwinkle

When all the votes were counted in the Feb. 26 mayoral primary, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle finished first and second respectively in Rogers...

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Six-story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Heartland Property

A real estate developer hopes to build a 6-story, 60-unit mixed-use building on the site of the shuttered Heartland Cafe, according to a report...

Say It Ain’t So: Demo Permit for Heartland Cafe

Thanks to Chicago Cityscape on twitter (@Chibuildings), we hear that a demolition permit has been issued for the building that houses the Heartland Cafe,...

JEFF-recommended “Iron Kisses” at Theatre Above the Law

JEFF-recommended play "Iron Kisses" is appearing at the Theatre Above the Law in Rogers Park through the end of April. It's the company's first play to...

48th Ward Bringing Job and Resource Fair to Local Youth

On April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the 48th Ward will be hosting a Youth Job and Resource Fair at Broadway Armory...

Viva Sones De Mexico!

We visited Sones De Mexico, which offers classes for all ages in authentic Mexican music at the Centro Romero, 6216 N. Clark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xVQDtNazgE