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Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa
Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

North-Grand High School Getting Full-Time Psychologist To Make Students’ Emotional Needs A Top Priority

A psychologist will be available to students for the first time on a full-time basis. A youth intervention specialist and drama teacher also are coming.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

Citywide

Thousands Of Chicagoans Could Face Evictions Next Month. This Group Is Going Door To Door To Keep People In Their Homes

The Chicago Flats Initiative is connecting renters and homeowners to eviction- and foreclosure-prevention programs: “We don't want to see what happened in the 2008 housing crisis repeated.”

Albany Park

Divvy Expanding Across Northwest, Southwest Sides With More Stations And Bike Lanes Coming

Chicago has the largest bike-share system in the United States, and it is looking to expand, officials said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Family Of Slain Portage Park Man Raising Money To Bury National Guardsman: ‘Chrys Will Be Remembered As A Hero’

Chrys Carvajal was back in Chicago to visit family after finishing basic training for the National Guard when he was killed Sunday.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

Citywide

From Graffiti Art To His Own Gallery, David Orozco Hopes RDC Studio Will Inspire Young Artists: ‘Don’t Let Anyone Tell You, You Can’t’

The Belmont Cragin studio will host a grand opening Friday with free art classes, house music, Aztec dancers and a communal mural project.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Belmont Cragin Neighbors Blast Chicago Fire’s Plan For New Hanson Park Facility: ‘Where Are We Supposed To Play?’

CPS owns the Hanson Park property and is negotiating a land use lease with the soccer team. But it's not clear how much students and neighbors will be able to use the fields.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Chicago Fire Eyes Belmont Cragin As Home For Team’s Massive $90M Training Facility

Neighbors can attend a community meeting Thursday about the project, which includes a performance center and soccer fields at Hanson Park.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

Citywide

Man Charged With Killing Polish Immigrant Jakub ‘Kuba’ Marchewka On Easter Denied Bail

Jakub “Kuba” Marchewka, 28, was fatally shot in a Northwest Side parking lot on Easter Sunday after bumping another car with his car door, police and his family said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Belmont Cragin Area Will Get A Public Plaza To Support Street Vendors, Host Outdoor Events Under City Program

"This plaza really exemplifies the spirit of the people of the neighborhood who have struggled throughout this pandemic but have come out on top and better," one leader said.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Want To Learn More About City’s New Rules On Coach Houses And Garden Units? Check Out Webinar Next Week

Starting May 1, property owners in five pilot areas can apply to add garden apartments, attic apartments and coach houses to their buildings.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

After Polish Immigrant Jakub ‘Kuba’ Marchewka Killed In Easter Shooting, Hundreds Gather To Demand Justice

Jakub “Kuba” Marchewka, 28, was fatally shot in a Northwest Side parking lot on Easter Sunday after bumping another car with his car door, police and his family said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

As Divvy Expands On South And West Sides, City Asks Residents: Where Should New Bike-Share Stations Go?

The bike-share program is expanding on the West, Northwest and Southwest sides of the city, from Dunning to West Lawn.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead

The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.

Albany Park

High School Students Can Have Artwork Shown In Capitol Through Congressional Art Competition

The annual competition gives young artists an opportunity to showcase their work in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated

"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.

Albany Park

Community-Funded Mental Health Clinic Planned For Logan Square, Avondale Or Hermosa Now Needs A Provider To Run It

A committee overseeing the creation of the clinic is looking for a provider to run the Northwest Side facility, which will be funded through a property tax increase approved in 2018.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hermosa Leaders Seeking Donations Of Money And Diapers For Families In Need

Here's where you can drop off diapers and make a donation.

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