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Chicago shelters are full again — and they're struggling to save pets' lives: "We're not going to sugarcoat it. Things aren't good." buff.ly/3zmROzg
John Oliver is sending his tongue-in-cheek art collection and $10,000 to Chicago's broadcast museum. buff.ly/3mBkDo5
The Wilderhouse home good store is bringing a West Coast aesthetic to Wicker Park. buff.ly/2WwPAPu
West Side’s Loretto Hospital under scrutiny for insider contracts and lax oversight revealed by the BGA's @poolcar4 and @BlockClubCHI's @BauerJournalism. bettergov.org/news/loretto-h…
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24 CPS high schools voted to remove one police officer from campus. The cops are coming anyway. buff.ly/2UO1CTV
Want to support Block Club? You can buy one of our hats — all colors now back in stock! 100% of proceeds benefit our nonprofit newsroom. Shop here: buff.ly/2KGSO87.
A quantum transformation and yoga studio that sells beauty products and clothing is opening in Logan Square this weekend. buff.ly/2WoCDqN
Logan Square 9-year-old Isayah Tapia needs a living kidney donor. He's been in and out of the hospital his whole life. "I just want my child to have a better life." buff.ly/2XPUJCI
EXCLUSIVE: Loretto Hospital is under investigation for "potential misuse of charitable assets." buff.ly/3kLJymD The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is investigating the West Side hospital after Block Club Chicago and @BetterGov disclosed insider contracts.
"Malik believed another world is possible": The death of beloved Chicago organizer Malik Alim has left a community heartbroken. His memorial service is today. buff.ly/3zD4F0F
Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended her COVID-19 vaccine mandate for city workers, saying they owe it to themselves and the public to be safe. buff.ly/3kxcQVD
A Hyde Park swimmer, 93, celebrated 60 years after becoming the first person to swim across Lake Michigan. buff.ly/3Bh6ZdP
Englewood organizers aim to uplift neighbors and revitalize vacant lots at a back-to-school bash Saturday. buff.ly/3DoWR4y
We are thrilled to announce the awardee of @AAJA_Chicago’s David Ibata Print Scholarship! @AmyQin12 will join @BlockClubCHI this fall as an intern. Congratulations, Amy, and we are so excited for what you are going to accomplish!
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Empirical Brewery's Nine Lives beer benefits the Tree House Humane Society, where the brewery got its shop cats. buff.ly/3DqUIW2
Authors Colson Whitehead and Dawn Turner will appear at Printers Row Lit Fest in September. buff.ly/2WvKfYX
"Malik believed another world is possible": The death of beloved Chicago organizer Malik Alim has left a community heartbroken. His memorial service is Saturday. buff.ly/3zD4F0F
A Woodlawn affordable apartment complex can slow gentrification near the Obama Library, supporters said as the projected cleared a hurdle. buff.ly/3ksqmtH
A West Side job training campus will help formerly incarcerated people "to do more, to be more, to soar." buff.ly/3znez6p
Jackson Park's Wooded Island will be gated and locked at dusk to stop "criminal activity," the Park District says. buff.ly/3ynXl7i
Malik Alim's death devastated the many Chicagoans he touched through his activism and friendship. Tomorrow, his loved ones will say goodbye at his memorial service buff.ly/3zD4F0F
Some people think Amazon lockers in parks are great, the Park District said amid an uproar. buff.ly/3jkRNWY
A man wanted in connection to a shooting and car crash ran into a restaurant — which was full of police officers. New video shows them chasing him. buff.ly/3kwlcNf
EXCLUSIVE: Loretto Hospital is under investigation for "potential misuse of charitable assets." buff.ly/3kLJymD The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is investigating the West Side hospital after Block Club Chicago and @BetterGov disclosed insider contracts.
Want to support Block Club? You can buy one of our super soft Ts, hats or totes. 100% of proceeds benefit our nonprofit newsroom. Shop here: buff.ly/2KGSO87.
"The Office" fan experience is coming to Chicago. Here's how you can get tickets: buff.ly/3DoEw7L.
The IL AG is investigating Loretto Hospital following reports by BGA's @poolcar4 and @BlockClubCHI's @BauerJournalism revealing millions in insider contracts and raising questions about oversight by the hospital's board. Tune in to @ABC7Chicago tomorrow at 8:30 AM to learn more.
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EXCLUSIVE: Loretto Hospital is under investigation for "potential misuse of charitable assets." buff.ly/3kLJymD The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is investigating the West Side hospital after Block Club Chicago and @BetterGov disclosed insider contracts. @poolcar4
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Englewood organizers aim to uplift neighbors and revitalize vacant lots at Saturday's back-to-school bash. buff.ly/3DoWR4y
An effort to modernize the medical district on the Near West Side received key city approval from the Plan Commission Thursday. A report with @thedailylinechi: buff.ly/3kxFo1d.
An apartment complex near O'Hare got key approval from a city commission — despite the alderman's opposition. A report with @thedailylinechi: buff.ly/3Dyn7d8.
Block party organizers can win free non-alcoholic beer for their event. Here's how: buff.ly/3ksrgq5.
The Wilderhouse home good store is bringing a West Coast aesthetic to Wicker Park. buff.ly/2WwPAPu
A quantum transformation and yoga studio that sells beauty products and clothing is opening in Logan Square this weekend. buff.ly/2WoCDqN
Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended her COVID-19 vaccine mandate for city workers, saying they owe it to themselves and the public to be safe. buff.ly/3kxcQVD
A Hyde Park swimmer, 93, celebrated 60 years after becoming the first person to swim across Lake Michigan. buff.ly/3Bh6ZdP
Empirical Brewery's Nine Lives beer benefits the Tree House Humane Society, where the brewery got its shop cats. buff.ly/3DqUIW2
Authors Colson Whitehead and Dawn Turner will appear at Printers Row Lit Fest in September. buff.ly/2WvKfYX
A Woodlawn affordable apartment complex can slow gentrification near the Obama Library, supporters said as the projected cleared a hurdle. buff.ly/3ksqmtH
Today @CityCastChicago we’ve got @BlockClubCHI in the buildin. I’m lookin back on a couple stories w @thewayoftheid & @mina_bloom_!! It’s definitely one of those conversations that left me more energized. Appreciate y’all makin time for us!! Tap in 🎧megaphone.link/CC31385135379
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A West Side job training campus will help formerly incarcerated people "to do more, to be more, to soar." buff.ly/3znez6p
Three new towers with more than 1,000 housing units were greenlighted for Wabash in the Loop and South Loop. buff.ly/2Y49pyk
Chicago shelters are full again — and they're struggling to save pets' lives: "We're not going to sugarcoat it. Things aren't good." buff.ly/3zmROzg
Jackson Park's Wooded Island will be gated and locked at dusk to stop "criminal activity," the Park District says. buff.ly/3ynXl7i
Some people think Amazon lockers in parks are great, the Park District said amid an uproar. buff.ly/3jkRNWY
A man wanted in connection to a shooting and car crash ran into a restaurant — which was full of police officers. New video shows them chasing him. buff.ly/3kwlcNf
EXCLUSIVE: Loretto Hospital is under investigation for "potential misuse of charitable assets." buff.ly/3kLJymD The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is investigating the West Side hospital after Block Club Chicago and @BetterGov disclosed insider contracts.
Catch Block Club co-founder @stoomey sharing the neighborhood stories you need to know on @WGNRadio at 8:48 a.m. Listen live here: buff.ly/2tEIw4W.
24 CPS high schools voted to remove one police officer from campus. The cops are coming anyway. buff.ly/2UO1CTV
Logan Square 9-year-old Isayah Tapia needs a living kidney donor. He's been in and out of the hospital his whole life. "I just want my child to have a better life." buff.ly/2XPUJCI
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