Articles By Mina Bloom

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Despite The Rain, Humboldt Park’s 41st Puerto Rican Parade Draws Thousands (PHOTOS)

The rain did "really hurt" the festival in the park, however, according to Jose Lopez, executive director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.

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With Their ‘Backs Against The Wall,’ Avondale Tenants Facing Eviction Sue Management

The property manager, who is renovating the building and aims to raise rent, contends the lawsuit is "totally frivolous ...and a waste of taxpayers money."

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Broken Promises, Cracks In The Walls, Culture Of Distrust: How The Humboldt Park Veterans Building Is Failing Its Residents

In a symbolic sign of the project's failings, the complex is already starting to deteriorate, just a few years after it was built.

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Longtime Director Of Logan Square Boys & Girls Club Honored With Dedication Ceremony: ‘He Will Forever Be My Hero’

John Stephan, a mentor to thousands of troubled teens throughout his decades-long career, died earlier this year after a battle with cancer. He was 69.

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New Brewery Coming To Kimball Arts Center Alongside 606 Will Focus On Lagers, Shared Plates And Good Vibes

We wanted to make it about the experience, the vibe and the community, a founder of Ørkenoy said.

Ahead Of Puerto Rican Festival And Parade, Redevelopment Of Beloved Humboldt Park Community Center Moves Forward

A demolition permit was issued for the two-story brick building at 1237 N. California Ave. on Monday. An affordable housing development with apartments geared toward families and seniors will take its place.

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Another Millennial-Focused Luxury Apartment Complex Rises Near California Blue Line, Offering A Dog Spa And More

The 100-unit complex rising at 2835-45 W. Belden Ave. was already approved by the city. But new Ald. Daniel La Spata says he won't support any more.

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‘Nature’s A–holes’ Are Back: Red-Winged Blackbirds Attacking People Along The River As Nesting Season Gets Underway

Several Avondale residents have been hit while running or walking past nests, which the aggressive birds are trying to protect.