Articles By Mina Bloom

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Volunteers Needed To Clean Up Humboldt Boulevard In Logan Square

Resident Hayley Krolik spearheaded the event, set for Dec. 5. Cleaning supplies will be provided.

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Shop Local 2020: A Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Holiday Gift Guide

"Whatever you do, whether you're shopping with us or with someone else, just keep it local. It's what makes where you live interesting ... if you're not supporting [local businesses], they won't exist."

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Café Marie-Jeanne In Humboldt Park Closing For Good: ‘We Hung In As Long As We Could’

The all-day European-style café is the latest independent restaurant to close amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Can Logan Square’s Comfort Station Survive The Pandemic? Cultural Hub Raising Funds To Stay Afloat

Neighbors can bid on original, locally made art commissions during the online auction, which runs Dec. 7-14. Money raised will support Comfort Station's programs and struggling artists.

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Logan Square Neighbors Donate Thanksgiving Turkeys, Side Dishes To School Families Hit Hard By Pandemic

"We have just witnessed so many people losing their homes or their jobs," said Israel Perez, principal of Yates Elementary. "This is a time that is hard for a lot of them."

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Logan Square’s Annual Taste Of Norway Moves Online: ‘As Bad As Things Are, We Can Provide Some Cookies’

Now through the middle of December, folks can support Minnekirken by buying homemade Norwegian cookies, Nisse hats and more on the church's website.

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Milwaukee Avenue Property Owners Leave Buildings Vacant While Waiting For Big Pay Day, Alderman Says — And He Wants To Stop Them

The goal of the rezoning plan is to block dense development in gentrifying Logan Square and Avondale and "preserve the existing built environment."

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Should Booze Ban At Kedzie And Armitage Be Lifted? Aldermen Ask Neighbors To Weigh In As New Liquor Store Eyes Area

The owner of the Subway in the strip mall is looking to open the liquor store at 3129 W. Armitage Ave., next to Z Smoke Shop.

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General Store Selling High-End Home Goods To Open Near Park & Field In Logan Square

The shop, called Logan Mercantile, will carry goods from around the world, like the Swedish company Iris Hantverk, which has been making brushes and brooms since the late 19th century.