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Chicago should legalize coach houses

I didn’t even realize they were illegal. “Urban Land Institute Chicago report says the additional units would help address the city’s lack of affordable housing.” | learn more

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Chicago’s plan for reopening

“Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s detailed her “Protecting Chicago” plan for reopening the city after the coronavirus pandemic Friday afternoon.“ | learn more

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The chickens, ducks and goats of Chicago

Until recently, we had a farm a block from our house with goats and chickens and it was a big hit with the kids. “Chicago doesn’t have any regulations limiting the number of livestock someone can have in the city, […]

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Raising money for local hourly workers

“Chicago Hospitality United is a grassroots effort to raise funds for hourly hospitality workers affected by the mandated shutdown of bars and restaurants to contain COVID-19.” This is a collaboration between a restaurant operator and Stock Mfg, the makers of […]