Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) and the Avondale-Logandale School community celebrating the construction of a pedestrian island at Kimball and Wellington avenues.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Dangerous Kimball Avenue Intersection Gets Pedestrian Island After Years-Long Community Effort

School leaders and Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th), who championed the project, convened at the newly-installed island Friday morning to celebrate the community's tireless advocacy.

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

5 Things To Know About Austan Goolsbee, The High-Powered New Addition To Chicago’s School Board

The economics professor at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will round out the mayor-appointed board.

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Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.