Chicago mayor Lori Lighftoot (middle) was among a long list of politicos to participate in this year's Puerto Rican festival and parade.Courtesy of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center

Despite The Rain, Humboldt Park’s 41st Puerto Rican Parade Draws Thousands (PHOTOS)

The rain did "really hurt" the festival in the park, however, according to Jose Lopez, executive director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.

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Next Stop, Outer Space: Jefferson Park Blue Line Stop Has Some Surreal New Signs

The $25 million renovation of the Jefferson Park Blue Line stop now includes some surreal bus shelters.

Chicagoans Rattled After Getting ‘Extreme Alert’ Text From City, But It Was Only A Test

An "extreme alert" test sent out by the Office of Emergency Management and Communications scared some residents into believing it was the real thing.