Daniel La Spata apologized for taking a photo wearing a banana costume while surrounded by smiling African-American children and people wearing monkey masks. Block Club has obscured the faces of the children as they are minors.Facebook

Candidate La Spata Apologizes After ‘Racist’ Bachelor Party Photo Criticized By Black Caucus Leader

“I apologize unequivocally for the photo,” La Spata said. “The photograph and the costumes were not racially motivated, but I understand how it could be perceived.”

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
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Old Double Door Location In Line To Get Zoning Change To Become A Yeti Store

The high end cooler dealer wants to open in the shuttered home of the famed Double Door club at 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Lincoln Yards Developer Sterling Bay Will Unveil ‘Fleet Fields’ Soccer Fields This Weekend (PHOTOS)

It is unknown whether the developer will construct a school, library or community center as previously promised.

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Wormhole Coffee Will Join Margie’s Candies On Logan Square/Bucktown Border

"Wormhole 2" will be 90s-themed, an appropriate sequel to the 80s-themed Wormhole Coffee in Wicker Park.