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Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa
Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Delia Ramirez Makes History As First Midwestern Latina Headed To Congress

Ramirez, a progressive Chicago Democrat, won handily over Republican challenger Justin Burau, according to unofficial returns.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Northwest Side Homeowners Can Get Financial Relief For Unpaid Property Taxes

Applications are open for a program that could provide homeowners with $5,000 for a delinquent tax bill.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Halloween And Día De Los Muertos In Chicago 2022: 70+ Events To Celebrate Around The City

There are trunk-or-treat events for kids throughout the city, Halloween parades, haunted houses and more this Halloween weekend.

Citywide

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Downtown

An Overwhelmed Immigration System Is Facing A Shortage Of Attorneys Amid A Growing Backlog Of Cases

The arrivals of more than 2,000 migrants sent to Chicago from Texas are exacerbating the need for attorneys who handle asylum cases.

Citywide

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

After Close Race In 2019, Jessica Gutiérrez Running For 30th Ward Aldermanic Seat Again

Jessica Gutiérrez announced her campaign for the vacant 30th Ward aldermanic seat. She said she's "ready to do the hard work" it takes to unify the community and improve public safety, education and the environment.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Here’s How You Can Help Hermosa’s Kelvyn Park Get A Native Garden And A Play Space For Kids

The first event to help raise $10,000 for Kelvyn Park is a Neighbor's Night Out on Friday.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Ald. Ariel Reboyras Retiring After 20 Years On Northwest Side 

Ald. Ariel Reboyras will retire at the end of his term — and former challenger Jessica Gutiérrez has said she is again running for his seat.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Man Tried To Grab A 5-Year-Old Girl From Her Mother In Belmont Cragin, Police Say

The man offered the girl's mother money for her daughter, then tried to snatch the girl off the sidewalk, police said.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Chicago Schools Started Removing Police Two Years Ago. What’s Happened Since?

CPS empowered local schools councils to make the decision to keep or remove police two years ago. Because the district has released few details about the impact, it’s hard to tell if a different approach to safety is working.

Citywide

This Couple Bought An Affordable Home Near The Bloomingdale Trail Thanks To Logan Square’s New Community Land Trust

The Here To Stay Community Land Trust is designed to counteract rapid displacement in the Logan Square area.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hermosa’s Too-Narrow Palmer Street To Become One-Way After Years Of Sideswipes, Crashes

Drivers often barrel down the street, smashing into cars, neighbors say. Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa hopes removing one lane of traffic will cut down on crashes.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Hermosa Playground Set On Fire Last Year Will Be Rebuilt By Fall, CPS Says

Nixon Elementary also is getting a new basketball court, running track and a fence for security.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Delia Ramirez Wins 3rd District Primary To Represent New Majority Latino Seat In Congress

Ramirez, a state rep, beat out Chicago Ald. Gilbert Villegas and others to become the Democratic nominee for the newly-drawn 3rd congressional district seat, according to unofficial returns.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Police Officers Lied About Why They Dragged Mia Wright From Car, Hurled Racist Slurs In Brickyard Mall Attack, Watchdog Says

When a bystander tried to stop officers from pulling people out of the car, one officer called the person a “f—ing animal," a "c—-,” a "whore" and used other racist and sexist language, the report states. He was allowed to retire.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

2 Longtime CPS Librarians Fought Against Cuts For Years. Then They Were Fired: ‘The System Punishes The Loudest Voices’

Leslie Westerberg of Nixon Elementary and Nora Wiltse of Coonley Elementary are devastated their jobs were eliminated and worry their schools' libraries will sit empty next school year.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Machete-Wielding Man Wanted In String Of Avondale Attacks: ‘I Thought For Sure I Was Going To Be Murdered’

At least six attacks have been reported in the Avondale area since May 27, according to police. In each incident, a man armed with a machete stole the victim's belongings before driving off in a silver sedan.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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