“Half-assed everything, that’s what we get.”
Samples in four homes showed manganese concentrations beyond the Environmental Protection Agency’s standards for Superfund sites.
The Rebel Bells joins girls ages seven to 18 to learn about community and self-respect
Bike lanes are slated for Stony Island and other major streets leading to the park.
Tenth Ward alderman Sue Sadlowski Garza is cultivating a new kind of progressive power on Chicago’s southeast side.
Dangerous roads around the park make access difficult for people without cars.
Environmentalists have escalated efforts to force the oil by-product out of Chicago.
Opponents of Alderman John Pope, a mayoral loyalist, say he’s neglected his far southeast-side ward.
While laying off teachers and city workers, Mayor Emanuel has more privatization deals on the way.
Election Day voters on the south side of Chicago explain why they’re still committed to Obama
Not many people want to live next to a serious marijuana operation
Ambitious plans are afoot to recycle 600 acres of land at the former U.S. Steel mill site along the south lakefront. Here’s a photo tour of what it looks like now.
Alderman John Pope, who works on the southeast side, the heart of old industrial Chicago, says he’s interested in attracting green jobs. But not-quite-green jobs sound pretty good too.
Calumet Fisheries, take-out shack at the foot of the 95th Street bridge