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Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa
Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Future Of Re:SET Music Festival In Riis Park Uncertain As Ald. Cruz Withholds Support. ‘I Must Stand In Solidarity With The Community’

Cruz took a stance against the festival in a letter sent to neighbors late Friday. The three-day music fest is scheduled for mid-June, and more than 20,000 tickets have been sold.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Film Studio With 9 Sound Stages To Open Next Year At The Fields Campus On Logan Square-Avondale Border

Some leaders are concerned the studio will accelerate displacement in the gentrifying area, but the developer and backers said the project will boost the area's economy.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

As Chicago Struggled With Migrant Crisis, City Council’s Immigration Committee Didn’t Meet For More Than A Year

By the time the committee finally convened, families in need were sleeping on police station floors. Even then, the committee didn't take action.

Citywide

29 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: A Vintage Market, Pilsen Cantina Crawl, Taylor Swift Dance Party And More

There's also an interactive Taiwanese music concert, a Ravenswood garage sale, a non-alcoholic social and a bike ride celebrating the city's youth.

Citywide

No Wonder So Many Alderpeople Get In Trouble: There Is No Training Manual For Newly Elected Folks

City Council still doesn’t have a formal onboarding and transition process for new alderpeople. Different groups have tried to fill the gap — and compete for influence.

Citywide

Could YMCA Youth Training Program Help Combat Chicago’s Lifeguard Shortage?

The McCormick YMCA, which sits on the border of Logan Square, Humboldt Park and Hermosa, is recruiting underserved youth for a program aimed at filling lifeguard vacancies.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

As Belmont Cragin Neighbors Vote Against Re:SET Concerts In Riis Park, Outgoing Alderman Defends Festival

Promoters have been selling tickets since at least February, but Thursday’s meeting was the first time AEG met with the public to discuss the logistics of the concert and community concerns.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

As Rogers Park Pot Dispensary Gets Alderperson’s OK, Owner Of Auto Shop Being Forced To Move Fears For Its Future

Lunt Auto & Tire is leaving its longtime home for Belmont Cragin to make way for a parking lot for Perception Cannabis.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ruth Cruz Grew Up As A Young Immigrant During The Bulls Dynasty. Now, She’s Leading The 30th Ward

Cruz succeeds Ald. Ariel Reboyras after 20 years in office. Already she faces a big decision: Whether to back a controversial music festival planned for Riis Park that Belmont Cragin neighbors have opposed.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

A ‘Dire’ Shortage Of Lawyers Making Chicago’s Migrant Crisis Even Worse

Chicago is short hundreds of lawyers as migrants wait months to apply for asylum. The city has yet to help new arrivals get legal services to stay here, a nonprofit director said.

Citywide

Re:SET Promoters To Meet With Belmont Cragin Neighbors As Ticket Holders Question If Festival Will Actually Happen

Park District officials have still not approved the permit for the concert series at Riis Park even though promoters have continued to advertise and sell tickets.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

After Lead In An Apartment Poisoned Her Son, Mom Pushes For More Testing — And Building Inspections

Inspections for lead often happen only after a child becomes sick, advocates say. There's a new push to make them more proactive.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Belmont Cragin Charter School Could Open Upper Grade Campus In Former Our Lady Of Victory School

Horizon Science Academy Belmont, a K-8 school in Belmont Cragin, is close to finalizing a deal to buy the school building and open a campus to serve students in seventh to ninth grades.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

17 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Margarita Fest, A Clothing Swap, Trashy Earth Market And More

There's also a music festival, dog adoption event and Indian classical dance performance this weekend.

Citywide

More Than 500 Belmont Cragin Residents Petition To Block Music Festival At Riis Park: ‘We Just Don’t Feel Heard’

Officials have not approved a permit for The Re:SET festival, but neighbors are worried as promoters sell tickets and advertise the three-day event at Riis Park.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Belmont Cragin Neighbors Don’t Want Re:SET Music Fest In Riis Park: ‘Listen To Our Voices’

Park District officials previously said organizers of the concert series did not have clearance to stage shows at the Belmont Cragin park. But promoters have continued to advertise and sell tickets, neighbors said.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Ald. Gil Villegas Wins Reelection To Represent Northwest Side’s ‘Pool Noodle’ 36th Ward

Villegas held 58.1 percent of the vote to challenger Lori Torres Whitt's 42 percent, securing Villegas' third term in City Council.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Ruth Cruz Declares Narrow Victory In 30th Ward Runoff To Replace Retiring Ald. Ariel Reboyras

Cruz secured 51.52 percent of the vote to defeat Jessica Gutiérrez and succeed Reboyras, who is retiring from City Council after 20 years.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ruth Cruz, Jessica Gutiérrez Will Discuss Platforms At 30th Ward Virtual Forum Saturday

Voters will get a chance to learn more about Jessica Gutiérrez and Ruth Cruz just days before the April 4 runoff election.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Bullying, Fights And A Mental Health Crisis: Marine Leadership Academy In Turmoil After Sex Abuse Scandal, Parents Say

CPS says the Logan Square school has undergone "systemic" changes after eight people were ousted during the misconduct probe — but parents say things are not getting better.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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