A monk parakeet eats from a bird feeder in Portage Park. The birds, which have long been spreading throughout Chicago, have now been spotted in Portage Park.Brian Elias/Provided

Wild Monk Parakeets Are Now Living On The Northwest Side

The wild parrots have called Chicago home for decades, but they're only now popping up in Portage Park — and neighbors love it.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Blue Line Trains To O’Hare Won’t Stop At Grand Avenue For 2 Days

Repairs are part of the CTA's "Your New Blue" project, which aims to update the 1950s-era Division, Chicago and Grand avenue train stops.

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

Asrai Garden To Bring 1999 Wicker Park To Fulton Market For Boutique’s 20-Year Anniversary

Miss Earwax Cafe, Jinx Cafe and the Boom Boom Room dance parties? You'll want to check out this celebration of '90s Wicker Park in Fulton Market.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Reverend Who Fought For Civil Rights Donates MLK Letters, Protest Pins And More To Library

Rev. Martin L. Deppe began combining his religious work with pro-civil rights and anti-war activism in the 1960s.