Andersonville

Ald. Andre Vazquez, who sponsored the legislation to designate part of West Catalpa Avenue as “Elise Malary Way” along with Ald. Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, said it was the first street in Chicago named after a Black trans woman.
“You call the police and you report it,” a Cook County judge told Chicago firefighter Omotayo Kassim, who is accused of critically wounding a driver in Andersonville.
Police say Omotayo Kassim shot a motorist who hit his car and attempted to flee on New Year’s Eve in Andersonville. Kassim is in custody. The victim is on life support.
The man attempting to make a U-turn in the 1600 block of West Foster Avenue about 7:55 p.m. Sunday was shot by another motorist. The victim is in critical condition.
Mr. Carlson, who acted at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater as well as the Goodman, died July 6 at 48.
As Pride Month comes to a close, the Sun-Times spoke to advocates, service providers and members of the LGBTQ+ community about issues affecting them — and what more needs to be done to protect them.
Ten people are elbowing for position in the 48th Ward, angling to succeed Ald. Harry Osterman, and six are eyeing the neighboring 46th Ward, hoping to succeed Ald. James Cappleman
Chicago Magic Lounge — hidden behind a fake laundromat, complete with spinning dryers — honors the city’s history of cabaret magic.
Her Fiery Clock Face bookstore in Andersonville was a gathering spot for bibliophiles and her annual New Year’s Eve party was an ‘A-list’ event.
Early to Bed, an Andersonville shop selling a colorful array of sex toys and devices, is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Erik Elkins, 47, also has to perform 40 hours of community service and is banned from working in law enforcement.
Shoppers visiting the Andersonville Farmers Market can now bring furry friends and touch products before making their purchases. Masks, social distancing and the use of sanitizer are still required though.
A man found his friend’s car window smashed by a chair he says was on the sidewalk when he parked last weekend.
“There are guidelines that we’re trying to follow as best we can ... but it does make it very difficult to make ends meet,” said Tony Marquez, owner of EFK Martial Arts in Edgewater. “We’re not this giant company that can take a sustained hit.”
We haven’t produced a comprehensive land-use plan since 1966. Without one, Chicago will not grow, City at the Crossroads columnist Ed Zotti writes.
Officers responded to reports of a car fire in the 1400 block of West Farragut Avenue and found the woman’s body in the back seat, police said.
Chef at Sweet Virginia’s Kitchen makes the pillowy, cinnamon sugar treat from her grandma’s recipe — and serves it complete with the hole.