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

Ahead Of Puerto Rican Festival And Parade, Redevelopment Of Beloved Humboldt Park Community Center Moves Forward

A demolition permit was issued for the two-story brick building at 1237 N. California Ave. on Monday. An affordable housing development with apartments geared toward families and seniors will take its place.

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

Black Dog Gelato’s New Logan Square Shop Donating Half Of Sunday Profits To Help Black Moms

Black Dog is one of a few ice cream shops participating in "Scoops For Change," modeled after "Bakers Against Racism."

South Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Manny’s Deli Begs Customers For Support With Downtown Workers Gone: ‘We Are Struggling. This Isn’t A Joke’

The South Loop cafeteria, a mainstay for politicians like the Daleys and Obama, used to serve 1,000 people a day. Now it's serving just 200.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.