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After Uptown Advisory Panel Flip Flops On Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Development, Alderman Says He’ll Support It
Ald. James Cappleman’s zoning advisory board initially voted down the development. But the board changed its vote, and Cappleman has now said he supports the project.

City Lit Is Open Again, With New Owner Pledging To Keep Logan Square Bookstore A Community Hub
Right around the same time the shop closed, longtime librarian Stephanie Kitchen was quietly working behind the scenes to reopen the beloved bookstore and keep the community hub alive.

West Humboldt Park Boom Continues As Amazon Moves To Open Large Distribution Facility In West Side Neighborhood
Amazon’s facility is one of three large projects planned for the long-neglected West Side neighborhood.

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