Articles By Mina Bloom

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Plan To Curb Gentrification Along The 606 By Hiking Developer Fines Is Back, Now With More Support Than Ever

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) was drafting a version of the ordinance that would reduce fines to developers, but Ald. Roberto Maldonado said something needed to happen quickly.

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Burglars Breaking Into Logan Square, Bucktown Homes And Stealing Electronics

The burglars struck two homes on the same block on Sept. 13, according to police.

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‘Disturbing’ Baby Dolls Tied To Power Lines Creeping Out Residents In Humboldt Park

"It gives me chills. Like, the bad chills," one neighbor said. ComEd was asked by neighbors to remove the dolls this week.

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Logan Square’s San Luis Freeze Ice Cream Man Has Fallen On Hard Times — And Neighbors Are Stepping Up To Help

Mario, the owner of the popular ice cream truck, and his wife are suffering from health problems that are causing financial strain on their family, according to friend Donn Bichsel.

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The State Of Postpartum Health Care Is Abysmal. 3 Chicago Moms Want To Change That With New Company Nyssa

After receiving essentially a puppy pad and a diaper after giving birth, a Logan Square mom recruited her friends and set out on a mission to create something better for new moms.

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Logan Square Park Group Wants Thief To Return Its Lucha Libre Banner — No Questions Asked

The volunteer-run group now has to replace the reusable banner, which could mean fewer face painting supplies and snacks for future events.

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Peace Walk Canceled After Two Men Shot On Humboldt Park Route: ‘It’s Heartbreaking,’ Organizers Say

"Gang activity is right through the roof," one community leader said of the area west of the neighborhood's namesake park.