Raul Bonilla Ortiz in front of the altar he created to honor the victims of Hurricane Maria.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Artist Honors 2,975 Killed In Puerto Rican Hurricane With Humboldt Park Art Show

Puerto Rican native and Logan Square resident Raul Ortiz Bonilla has an altar, as well as 20 small paintings, on display in Humboldt Park's boat house gallery to honor the 2,976 people who died.

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90 Percent Of Chicago’s Independent Music Venues Will Close Because Of Coronavirus, Desperate Owners Say

A haunting new video is highlighting the plight of independent music venues as owners call on Congress to save them.

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Neighbors Fear Rift Between Police, Progressive Aldermen After Anti-Cop Posts From Staffers

Neighbors said the posts from staffers for Alds. Rossana Rodriguez and Daniel La Spata were out of bounds, especially as the wards are struggling with violent crime.

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Belmont Cragin, Barrio Con La Población Latina Más Alta De Chicago, Sigue En La Lucha Contra El Coronavirus

Seis meses después de la pandemia, todo pareciera ir en contra de esta comunidad hispana. El desafío más grande es cómo proteger a sus residentes.