The donation-based cafe was founded in 2019 and uses sales from its coffee to cover people’s therapy costs. Owner Christopher LeMark said the cafe that pays for Chicagoans to go to therapy has to move because of contractual issue, but the building management disputes that.

Coffee, Hip-Hop and Mental Health is raising money to send 250 Chicagoans to therapy. “This is what turning pain into power looks like. This is the people’s coffee shop.”. The sustainable development on the city’s Southwest Side will be the new home of Academy for Global Citizenship, a public school. It will have an orchard, solar panels, wind turbines, geothermal wells and storm water catchments.A running list of brand-new restaurant openings plus a few comebacks. Nearly 2,000 North Side residents reported flooding in their basements after the September storm overwhelmed city sewers and created flash floods.

Back Of The Yards Neighbors Resist Pitch To Incorporate Library Into Public Housing Development

Developers said adding the library to the Ashland Avenue project would save money, but at a meeting that drew hundreds, some residents said they want the library in its own building.Raul Basulto nearly lost his leg after a hit-and-run in May. A bar owner who has known him for more than a decade is organizing a fundraiser to cover his medical bills.Despite rumors to the contrary, Ald. Roberto Maldonado said he’s running for reelection next year. He’s selling his house to help fund his kids’ education, he said.Students will have to check their phones into lockers upon arrival and retrieve them at the end of the day. Parents must call the office if they need to speak with their child.

New restaurants in Chicago include Daisy’s Po’boy shop, plus Canal Street, Firefly, Fritzi’s, Loaf Lounge, Mindy’s Bakery and Second Generation.