I Broke My Leg!

As astute readers have undoubtedly noticed, we have been on weeks-long hiatus from our regular neighborhood news reporting.

A bit of self-care in the form of a long-overdue family holiday took a detour after a slip-and-fall laid the publication's No. 1 resource low with a broken fibula and bad sprain.

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Support Independent Chicago News Through CIMA

The Save Chicago Media campaign from the Chicago Independent Media Alliance (CIMA) supports local news publishers through donations channeled to independent news outlets in Chicago.

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Let’s Celebrate the McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan

We now have a comprehensive, authoritative plan to guide McKinley Park neighborhood growth and development in the McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan and accompanying Existing Conditions Report. Spot a typo? Get a free Subscription!

  • The McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan is a comprehensive, authoritative tool to guide community growth and development.
  • The accompanying Existing Conditions Report catalogs deep detail about the neighborhood and community sentiment.
  • Find a typo in the plan or report and win a free Subscription to the McKinley Park News! (Details inside)

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Changes to City Data Require Nimble Journalism

The McKinley Park News is now the only place on the Internet to find neighborhood-specific crime reports following an unannounced change to municipal data provided by the City of Chicago.

  • City of Chicago, Chicago Police Department and third-party crime-listing tools are hobbled.
  • Removal of coordinate data disables crime lists, location-based searches.
  • McKinley Park News is now the only spot for neighborhood-specific crime reports.

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