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
Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

State Rep. Curtis Tarver Charged With Carrying A Gun After His License Was Revoked, Police Say

Tarver was arrested late Monday in Woodlawn after police pulled him over for a busted headlight.

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

16-Story Hotel Between Alhambra Palace And City Winery Approved By Key City Commission

In addition to the new hotel, the city's Plan Commission also approved an 11-story apartment building across the street from nearby Union Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Work Begins To Turn Wilson Men’s Hotel In Uptown Into $1,000 Micro-Apartments

The former single-room occupancy building will be called Wilson Club and include 76 micro apartments.