Casa Puertorriqueña, 1237 N. California Ave., the neighborhood's Puerto Rican hub, was in danger of closing.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
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."