Logan Square, Humboldt Park & Avondale reporter
Concord Music Hall’s New Neighbors Will Be A Cafe, Cocktail Bar And Club: ‘Something For Everybody’
The owner of Concord Music Hall aims to liven up a sleepy Milwaukee Avenue stretch with a burst of businesses. An all-day cafe serving all-American eats will be first to open.
Humboldt Park Neighbors Raising Money For Family Of 7-Year-Old Boy Killed By Stray Bullet In His Home
Supporters are trying to raise $25,000 for Akeem Briscoe's family. Akeem was killed just four days after the funeral for his father, who died after heart surgery, family said.
7-Year-Old Killed When Stray Bullet Comes Through Bathroom Window In Humboldt Park, Police Say
Akeem Briscoe's grief-stricken family is urging anyone with information about the shooter to come forward as police investigate.
Alice’s Begins Next Chapter As New Owners Take Helm Of Beloved Karaoke Bar: ‘The City Still Needs Cool Dive Bars’
A pair of bar industry veterans and Hammock Hospitality bought the Avondale bar from longtime owner Alice Boron. The new owners plan to keep the dive as it is, save for minor upgrades.
Día De Los Muertos Celebration Will Bring Performances, Ofrendas And More To Hermosa’s Armitage Avenue
The family-friendly event will also highlight local businesses along the stretch.
Slippery Slope Reopens Thursday After Long Pandemic Hiatus
The popular Logan Square dance bar, which is known for its all-night, red-lit dance parties, has been closed for months.
Humboldt Park Area Hit With At Least 12 Armed Robberies Early Sunday, Some Victims Pistol-Whipped, Police Say
Detectives think all of the robberies are linked and one crew could be responsible, according to a law enforcement source.
Man Charged In West Humboldt Park Drive-By Murder Coordinated Attack With 3 Others: Prosecutors
Michael Lampley was charged Thursday in the July killing of 31-year-old Shawn Dontell Brown. Lampley had his girlfriend call an Uber for him and his accomplices after the slaying, prosecutors said.
Trike Thai Noodles & Sushi Closes After 8 Years In Logan Square
The popular and affordable restaurant has been absorbed into the owners' second Logan Square eatery, Three Wheels Noodle.
Mexican Independence Day Revelers In Chicago Slapped With Tickets For Waving Mexican Flags: ‘You Should Be Able To Celebrate Your Culture’
People who celebrated Downtown last month also received tickets for passengers hanging out of their cars. Police said they were obstructing or interfering with traffic.
Pumpkin Fest With Halloween-Themed Crafts, Costume Parade And More Returns To Logan Square Park
New to the event this year is a Walkie Talkie Dancey Party with DJ Rica and Chicago Children's Theatre.
Wake-N-Bakery Bringing Weed-Infused Baked Goods To Logan Square
The bakery is opening on the ground floor of the apartment complex that replaced Mexican baked goods shop Pierre's Bakery.
Kone Ranger Streetwear Shop Finds Permanent Home In Avondale After West Town Pop-Up
The Milwaukee Avenue shop sells "upcycled" one-of-a-kind pieces and screen-printed garments with Western motifs.
Jessie Fuentes, Humboldt Park Activist And Puerto Rican Cultural Center Staffer, To Run Against Maldonado In 26th Ward
Fuentes is vying for a seat held by Ald. Roberto Maldonado since 2009. "I think there is a shift in politics ... of being able to transition to younger organizers, leaders and activists."
Avondale Is One Of The Coolest Neighborhoods In The World, According To New Poll
The Northwest Side neighborhood, a historically Polish and Latino enclave, ranked 16 in Time Out's list of the 51 coolest neighborhoods across the globe.
Check Out Humboldt Park And Hermosa During Open House Chicago
This year's fest includes tours of La Casita de Don Pedro, the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center and more.
City Halts Work On Puerto Rican Museum Project Next To Humboldt Park Landmark
Neighbors and preservationists questioned how the museum was allowed to build a rectangular, cinder-block structure next to the historical receptory and stables.
Logan Square And Bucktown Hit With String Of Armed Robberies
The robbers are holding people up at gunpoint to steal their wallet, money and phones, police said.
Hermosa Makes Debut In Open House Chicago: ‘A Beautiful Neighborhood Well Worth The Exploration’
This year's lineup includes the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center and self-guided tours of Hermosa's historic bungalow district.
Man Throws Drink At Ald. Daniel La Spata During Campaign Bike Ride: ‘It Was Jarring And Classless’
A former political hopeful claimed responsibility, saying he acted alone. La Spata said he saw his challenger, former Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, in the crowd, but Moreno denied involvement.