Former Chicago Blackhawk Jamal Mayers signed autographs and posed with neighbors at the ribbon cutting on Thursday.Photo courtesy Chicago Park District

Norwood Park’s New Blackhawks-Funded Hockey Rink Will Let Players Skate Year-Round

The rink's construction was paid for by the Chicago Blackhawks and NHL in order to increase the accessibility of the sport to children in Chicago.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stages of the cross in Pilsen.

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

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."