Pickleball Courts Coming To Portage Park And Dunning This Summer
Pickleball is coming to the Far Northwest Side parks as interest in the sport grows.
As Antisemitic Attacks Hit Record High, Chicago Jewish Groups Fight Back By Empowering Communities
Chicago saw 47 reported incidents of anti-Jewish hate last year, compared to 37 in 2021, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Air Taxi To O’Hare Will Allow Chicago Travelers To Skip Traffic On The Kennedy
The city's first air taxi plans to launch in 2025. Company officials say the cost will be competitive with a rideshare between Downtown and the airport.
Tickets, Signs Not Stopping Illegal Parking In Bike Lanes Where 2 Cyclists Killed, Northwest Siders Say
Neighbors have grown frustrated waiting for concrete bike lane barriers, which are expected to be installed on the busy stretch in April. "I have seen two accidents at that intersection," one said.
4 Groups Seeking Control Of Six Corners Services Will Meet The Public Next Week
The groups competing for who will manage beautification and cleanup projects in the area will present their case to the city and constituents.
Paul Vallas Endorsed By Slate Of Northwest Side Alderpeople
Northwest Side voters overwhelmingly backed Vallas in the Feb. 28 election, as well.
45th Ward Runoff Comes Down To Ald. Jim Gardiner, Attorney Megan Mathias
Final results from the Feb. 28 election were in flux for weeks as officials counted mail-in ballots and Gardiner hovered near the majority vote needed to win the race outright.
Jefferson Park’s The Made Shop Launches Workshops To Teach Candle Making, Screen Printing And More
The first class is Saturday and will focus on making candles. The lineup includes workshops on sewing and making wellness products.
Jefferson Park Author’s Children’s Book Celebrates City: ‘A Love Letter To Chicago’
The book follows two socks who escape from the dryer and take the CTA to a White Sox game while making pit stops at Chicago's landmarks.
Pan y Pizza Pa’Ya’s New Location In Portage Park Honors Family’s Colombian Culture — And Locals Can’t Get Enough
The Colombian bakery also has a location in Albany Park. The new spot features a lunch menu, a wider variety of Colombian pastries and breads and its signature deep dish pizza.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Inches Toward Victory But May Still Face A Runoff In 45th As Mail-In Ballots Are Counted
Gardiner challenger Megan Mathias said she is confident the race will head into a runoff, but the incumbent had 49.9 percent of the vote as of Thursday.
Lovin’ Scoop Ice Cream Shop At Six Corners Reopens For Spring
The ice shop opened this week after closing for the winter. It serves ice cream, sundaes and more daily.
Ald. Nick Sposato Fends Off Challengers, Secures 38th Ward Reelection
With 96 percent of the vote counted, Sposato held onto his 38th Ward seat, securing his fourth term.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Takes Big Lead In 45th Ward Race, But Still Too Close To Call
Gardiner has almost 49 percent of the vote and needs more than 50 percent to avoid a runoff, though votes still need to be counted. Megan Mathias is his closest challenger.
Ald. Anthony Napolitano Cruises To Reelection In 41st Ward Race
With all votes counted, Napolitano held about 74 percent of the vote to challenger Paul Struebing's nearly 26 percent.
Bonni’s Pizzas and Subs Brings New York-Style Pizza And More To Norwood Park
Bonni's Pizzas and Subs takes over the Trio's Pizza location, which closed in the fall after more than 30 years in business.
Portage Park’s Newest Running Club Kicks Off This Week
The runs will take place Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings at the neighborhood park. All paces are welcome.
41st Ward Candidates Talk Public Safety At Norwood Park Community Meeting
The candidates laid out their plans for helping police officers tackle public safety while investing in the ward's economy.
4 Neighborhood Groups Seek Control Over Six Corners Services
The groups are competing to see who will manage beautification and cleanup projects in the special service area.
Portage Park’s Foundation Tavern & Grill Permanently Closes As Building Gets New Owners
Neighbors and performers said they will miss the bar, and they hope the new owners will keep it running as one of the area's few live performance venues.