From issues of police and violence, to community development and education, an assessment of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s legacy.
Two certified organic gardens on opposite sides of the city provide benefits to the environment and nearby communities.
Chicago residents logged more than 50,000 complaints last year about rats, according to a new survey that ranks the city as the “rat capital” of the U.S. We separate rat fact from fiction.
Archaeologists are nearing the end of a monthlong dig in the city’s Old Irving Park neighborhood. What they’re looking for – and what they’ve turned up.
Community reaction comes in for the new Lincoln Yards proposal slated to be a city-within-a-city.
In Chicago’s Fulton Market district, a new co-living space offers shared accommodations for an all-inclusive price. And the company is looking to aggressively expand.
Meet a photographer who captures a “culture under threat” in an area named last month by Forbes magazine as one of the 12 coolest neighborhoods in the world.
As Chicago tries to become a more bike-friendly city, a transportation journalist offers his own, low-stress routes.
A new 20,000-square-foot urban agriculture facility aims to expand job training programs and healthy food options in one of Chicago’s most troubled neighborhoods.
Legislation that could help break up food deserts in Chicago and other cities across the state passed the Illinois Senate last week and now awaits the signature of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
A new report from the Metropolitan Planning Council makes more than two dozen recommendations to reduce the economic costs of segregation.
Chicago libraries serve “a multitude of community functions” and should be open longer, says Kang Chiu of the Chicago Coalition of Library Friends.