(from left) A 1937 article on the freak accident. The Hollander building circa 1916.Logan Square Preservation

Flashback Friday: In 1937, A Manhole Cover Exploded Off And Crashed Through Hollander Building, Killing The Elevator Operator

One of the freakiest freak accidents in Chicago's history happened in Logan Square.

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Ahead Of Trump Crackdown On Sanctuary Cities, South Side Clery Offer Help To Immigrants: ‘You Are Not Alone’

The faith-based leaders want to connect immigrant families to legal help, mental health services and serve as a sanctuary to those who need it.

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Northwestern Buying Entire Old Irving Park Block — Including The Former Sabatino’s Building

The shuttered Sabatino’s will be demolished along with The Fairbrother Funeral Home and two apartment buildings on Irving Park Road.

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Tank Noodle Is Coming To Old Irving Park — With A Full Bar And Vietnamese Cocktails

The new location will have a cocktail menu that will feature Vietnamese drinks infused with alcohol.