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This Week In Photos: East Garfield Park Tries To Heal, Día De Los Muertos and More

PHOTOS: Take a peek at life in the city through the eyes — and lenses — of the Block Club Chicago staff this week.

Roberto “Capitan” Ferreyra drums during the 43rd annual Muertos de la Risa procession in Pilsen on Nov. 2, 2022.
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CHICAGO — Chicagoans celebrated Halloween and remembered loved ones with Día de los Meurtos this week.

Photos from this week in Chicago:

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People listen to politicians speak at a vigil Nov. 2 held at the location of a mass shooting that happened in East Garfield Park on Monday October 31st. The shooting left 14 wounded including 3 children.
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to a victim of the mass shooting after a Nov. 2 vigil held at the location where it happened in East Garfield Park on Oct. 31.
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A woman prays at a vigil Nov. 2 held at the location of a mass shooting that happened in East Garfield Park on Oct. 31.
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People listen to politicians speak at a vigil Nov. 2 held at the location of a mass shooting that happened in East Garfield Park on Oct. 31.

Read more: After 14 Wounded, Including 3 Kids, In Halloween Mass Shooting, Officials Vow Shooters Will Be Brought To Justice

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Eva Aguilar is blessed by Maria Elena Ramirez during the 43rd annual Muertos de la Risa procession in Pilsen on Nov. 2, 2022.
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The 43rd annual Muertos de la Risa procession in Pilsen on Nov. 2, 2022.
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Angelique, Alisa and Phoenix pose for a portrait during the 43rd annual Muertos de la Risa procession in Pilsen on Nov. 2, 2022.

Read more: Pilsen’s Muertos De La Risa Procession Keeps Traditions Alive While Honoring The Dead

Credit: Dora Segall
Asha Adisa performs with Orisun at Cole’s Bar Sunday, October 9 as part of Music Fest.

Read more: Orisun, A Post-Punk, Neo-Soul Duo From Humboldt Park, Drops First Full-Length Album

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The bridge of DuSable Lake Shore Drive is lifted as sailboats make a trip down the Chicago River to their winter storage on Oct. 29, 2022.
Credit: Maia McDonald/Block Club Chicago
POP! Heights Park features a half basketball court, combination walking, exercise and roller-skating path and other recreational features.

Read more: POP! Heights Park, First New Park Along South Halsted Street In More Than 50 Years, Opens In Roseland

Credit: Ariel Parrella-Aureli/Block Club Chicago
“Music You Can See,” a 70-foot-long mural which sits on a dentist building wall facing the Culver’s drive-thru, 4939 W. Irving Park Road, is a beautification effort to bring more art to the busy business corridor.

Read more: Six Corners Mural Livens Up Portage Park’s Shopping District With ‘Facets Of The Neighborhood’

Credit: Melody Mercado, Block Club Chicago
All the flowers in Skinner Park are bought and planted by the Skinner Park Advisory Council.
Credit: Ariel Parrella-Aureli/Block Club Chicago
Cog Cycles Chicago owners Brian Kremen, Liz Hilt and their dog, Tater, pose for a photo behind their new collection of yarn at the shop, 3217 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Read more: Northwest Side Bike Shop Cog Cycles Now Sells Yarn And Holds Knitting Workshops: ‘It’s Yarn Season’

Credit: Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
Fall foliage flourishes at the West Ridge Nature Park on Nov. 1, 2022.
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Fall foliage flourishes at the West Ridge Nature Park on Nov. 1, 2022.
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Mónica and Aidee San Miguel, the founders of VOLVERde, in Pilsen Oct. 28, 2022.

Read more: Southwest Side Sisters Felt Existing Zero-Waste Stores Weren’t For Them — So They Launched Their Own

Credit: Jake Wittich/Block Club Chicago
Dom’s Kitchen & Market opened its Old Town store at 1233 N. Wells St. on Tuesday.
Credit: Jake Wittich/Block Club Chicago
Shoppers pass Dom’s Kitchen & Market’s deli counter.

Read more: Dom’s Kitchen & Market Opens Grocery Store In Old Town, Its Second Of A Planned 15 By 2025

Credit: Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago
Luis Antonio Zayas, 77, was robbed at gunpoint outside of his family’s Logan Square home Tuesday morning.
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The scene of a police shooting in Logan Square Tuesday morning.

Read more: Mayor Lightfoot’s Police Detail Fires Shots In Logan Square After Grandfather Robbed At Gunpoint

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Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd), Chicago Park District CEO Rosa Escareno and others celebrate the reopening of Ehrler Park in Bucktown.

Read more: Bucktown’s Ehrler Park Reopens With New Playground Equipment After Neighbors Spearhead Fundraising

Credit: Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
Dee Walker cuts Aaron Jackson’s hair at 3rd Phase Barbershop, 2225 E. 71st St., in South Shore on Oct. 14, 2022.

Read more: What Do South Shore Neighbors Want For Their Community? A New Quality Of Life Plan Is The Roadmap

Credit: Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
Marinara the neighborhood cat pokes around a garden at 6505 S. Bishop St. in Englewood on Nov. 3, 2022.

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