Articles By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

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

Quincy Jones Honored In New Enormous Logan Square Mural By Artist Cobre

“While he was up there sketching and had only the eyeballs painted, the CTA train stopped in the middle of the tracks and the driver yelled, 'Quincy Jones!'"

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

A Scooter Race Really Happened Last Night In A Logan Square Parking Lot

Artist Derek Erdman dreamt up the Big Purse Liberty Bank 500 e-scooter race — is a scooter roller derby next?

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

Uncharted Books Leaving Logan Square After 7 Years, Heading To Andersonville

Uncharted Books' last day on Milwaukee Avenue is Thursday, but it will reopen — with famous shop dog Ramona — July 1 in Andersonville.

South Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Black Girls Break Bread Brings Students In Mostly-White Schools Together To Share A Meal — And Empower Each Other

A Jones College Prep student brought the program to the school to unite black students and faculty members.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Uptown Elementary School-Turned Luxury Lofts A Symbol Of Neighborhood Reckoning, Gentrification

“We are sitting on the fulcrum of potentially becoming even more profoundly unequal than the city has already been."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

North Side Aldermanic Candidates Say An Elected Police Accountability Board Could Rebuild Trust In Chicago Police

“We are looking at another decade, if not more, of payouts to families for reparations,” one candidate said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Mom Forgives Her Son’s Killer — And Goes On To Dedicate Her Life To Restorative Justice

Forgiveness is “finding peace no matter the outcome for yourself and nobody else,” Lisa D. Daniels said.