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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Voices Of North Lawndale ‘Truly Interwoven’ Into Project That Wins Award For Neighborhood Planning

The plan unveiled in 2018 incorporated the feedback of hundreds of residents in its blueprint for building a stronger neighborhood.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

As Scooter Pilot Packs Up For 2019, We Look At The Early Morning And Late Night Workers Who Made It Happen

Block Club Chicago rode along with the AM and PM scooter deployment teams for Lime, one of 10 companies in the city's pilot program.

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

Here’s A First Look Inside West Town’s ‘Porto,’ A New Restaurant From The Team Behind Beatnik

Porto will replace the Byline Bank previously at the corner of Chicago and Ashland avenues. "It's not lost on me how often small businesses are booted by banks."