At Nixon Elementary's old playground, kids were getting hurt when they slid down the cracked slide (bottom right) and bounded through the patched up bridge (top right).Provided

Dangerous Hermosa Playground Replaced After Parents ‘Kept Knocking’ On Closed Doors

For years, kids were "slicing open legs and arms" on the dangerous equipment. But thanks to dedicated parents and supporters, that's about to change.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Apartment Complex Replacing Avondale’s Red Apple Buffet Calls For Rents Between $2K – $2.5K, No Affordable Units

Some neighbors took issue with the rent prices, saying longtime residents can't afford it. "To be perfectly blunt, no family can afford $2,500 a month in this neighborhood," one said.