Locals fought for months to keep Casa Puertorriqueña, 1237 N. California Ave., the neighborhood's Puerto Rican hub, out of the hands of luxury developers.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Humboldt Park’s Beloved Puerto Rican Community Center Sold To Nonprofit That Wants To Build Affordable Housing

Locals have been fighting to keep Casa Puertorriqueña out of the hands of luxury developers. On Thursday, they won that battle.

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Hyde Park Students Want Chicago To Ban Styrofoam — And With Some Help From A Former Governor, City Hall Is Listening

With help from former Gov. Pat Quinn, a group of Ray Elementary sixth graders took the unusual step of submitting their own ordinance to City Council.

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Bucktown Arts Fest Will Bring 100+ Artists To Holstein Park This Weekend

There is no entry fee, but proceeds from donations and beer sales will support Friends of Holstein Park, local artists and projects in local classrooms.