Not a fan of working from home? These spots have free wifi, good coffee, and plenty of outlets.
Find places with grass, off-leash beaches, and small dog runs.
A documentary shows how socioeconomic inequality played a role in the deaths of 739 Chicagoans.
Get into the Art Institute, Shedd Aquarium, and the Field Museum for free.
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A new neighborhood planning division will guide projects.
There’s no timeline for a decision from officials.
Pratt takes a holistic approach to neighborhood revitalization on Chicago’s South and West sides.
Thousands of scooters hit the streets as part of the city’s pilot program.
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Soak up the rest of summer
Both scooter companies have released rider data
The flat-rate rides are meant to supplement public transit
You don’t need 10 scooter apps on your phone
New data provides insight into how Chicagoans are using e-scooters.
Have an opinion about the micromobility technology? The city would like to hear from you.
The scooters were supposed to be geo-fenced to operate only within Chicago’s pilot zone.
The extra wide lot and 6,000-square-feet of space feels more like a castle than a house.
Indoor pools are open year-round, and outdoor pools are open from mid-June to Labor Day. Plus, they’re all free.
The Near West Side transit stop features a design by Perkins + Will and public art by Folayemi Wilson.
At least 2,500 scooters will hit the streets next moth as the city "assess the viability of this new mobility option."
The "Chicago Prize" is seeking community-driven projects to revitalize under-invested areas.
Megadevelopments got enough spotlight this year
This could mean a lot more development across the South and West sides.
The Chicago Bungalow Association considered 78 nominees.
The 17-acre complex would bring jobs and recreational amenities to the city’s Southwest Side.
Street closures, CTA extra service and events you should know
A stretch Lake Street will also see improvements
The mixed-use development would revitalize long-vacant land on Chicago’s West Side.
The new Esperanza Health Center recently broke ground and will open next year.
Kim and Kanye West named their third child Chicago
The West Side project called for new rental apartments along North Avenue.
Dubbed ‘The Hatchery,’ the innovative East Garfield Park facility will provide flexible production space for food-based startups.
The old administration buildings for two Chicago giants are listed for sale and redevelopment
The East Garfield Park development would replace a vacant lot next to the Green Line.
The 48,500-square-foot facility will be the new Southwest Side home for three non-profit organizations. Work on the unusual building is slated to start this summer.
The city will soon close its Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking a private developer for the currently vacant 36-acre parcel.
Many of Chicago’s residents live in older multi-family buildings that don’t meet modern energy efficiency standards
The Cook County Land Bank Authority is giving away over 4,400 vacant properties throughout the county.
The deadline to apply for one of the many $1 city-owned properties throughout the city’s South and West sides is just days away.