Alma Wieser, director of Heaven Gallery, wants to create a sustainable arts center in Wicker Park by using a Community Land Trust model. Alma Wieser/Provided

‘I Feel Like I’m Burying My Neighborhood’: Wicker Park’s Cultural Scene Is A Shell Of What It Once Was. Can A Group Of Artists Save What’s Left?

Heaven Gallery's Alma Wieser wants to create a community land trust to preserve a permanent place for art and artists in Wicker Park. But she needs a lot of help.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Now Say Shooting Happened In Austin, Not The West Loop: An ‘Error’ Was Made

The police declined to answer questions about the shooting Friday and instead directed a reporter to the department's Media Major Incident Notifications (MINS) portal.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Ald. Gardiner To Host Public Meeting On Point At Six Corners Project Next Month

The September meeting comes after several invite-only meetings were held in homes to gather feedback.

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

Cinespace And Saint Anthony Hospital Compete To Buy Former Washburne Trade Center Site From CPS

More than 200 Little Village neighbors came out to hear the two plans as some called on the city to hold off on selling the public land for now.