Name a city snowplow!

The deadline to submit names is Jan 6 or earlier if the city receives 20,000 submissions. Fifty finalists will be selected, and residents will be able to vote for up to six names by Jan. 31.

Chicago warming centers open

The city’s six warming centers – including one on the West Side – are open. The Garfield Center site, at 10 S. Kedzie Ave., is the only one open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Seniors are also welcome at one of the city’s 21 senior centers, including the Austin Satellite Senior Center at 5071 W. Congress.