(from left) Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) and local teacher William Smiljanić Pérez at a community meeting.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Turn Von Humboldt School Into Apartment Complex Geared Toward Teachers Draws Heated Reaction From Residents

"It should be housing for families who have been displaced from our neighborhoods," one resident said at a chaotic community meeting Monday evening.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
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Closed South Chicago YMCA Set For Revival With $26 Million Renovation Of Senior Apartments, Community Center

"This was really a hub of activity in the heart of South Chicago until the YMCA closed," the developer said.

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Low-Line Market Set To Return With Social-Distancing Guidelines And No Live Music

Lakeview's Low-Line Market is tentatively set to open for the season on June 4, but with strict measures in place to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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

California Clipper Landlord Says He Tried To Help Owner Save Beloved Bar, Hopes It Will Carry On

Landlord Gino Battaglia said bar owner Brendan Sodikoff skipped out on his rent. "It's not about the money. It's a matter of principle," Battaglia said.