Colin Bird-Martinez, who helped launch the Hermosa Neighborhood Association, is running for alderman in the 31st Ward to unseat Ald. Milly Santiago. Provided; DNAinfo

Hermosa Neighborhood Association Co-Founder Running For 31st Ward Alderman

Colin Bird-Martinez, 32, helped launch the neighborhood group. He's also on the Local School Council at Nixon Elementary.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

The Silver Room Extending Its Stay In Wicker Park — As Long As The Community Supports It

Eric Williams will maintain The Silver Room's Wicker Park location -- so long as business flows.