Articles By Alex V. Hernandez

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Construction Of New Irving Park Bridge Over Chicago River Begins Thursday

Once the project — including a path under the bridge — is complete, it will allow for a continuous path from Belmont Avenue to Montrose Avenue along the river.

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In Fight For 40th Ward Seat, Ald. Pat O’Connor And Andre Vasquez Trade Barbs Over Each Other’s Past

More than 450 people attended Monday night's forum at Amundsen High School. This is the first runoff O’Connor has been in since first being elected to the 40th Ward seat in 1983.

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‘Save Fannie’s’ Campaign In Final Weeks, Cafe Hosting Mini-Market To Help Reach Fundraising Goal

“The outpour of support has been awesome and we're really grateful and it's resolved us to work very hard to stay and hit our goal.”

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Ald. Pat O’Connor Slams Challenger Andre Vasquez Over Misogynistic, Homophobic Rap Lyrics

"I’m very sorry about the homophobic, misogynistic and offensive things I said. There’s no excuse for it," said Vasquez, a former battle rapper.

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Al-Khyam Bakery And Grocery’s Owner, ‘The Original Pita King,’ Plans To Retire, But He Wants The Business To Live On

The grocery store closed last September for renovations but Mounsef’s bakery is still in operation supplying pitas to Chicago-area grocery stores and restaurants.