Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Was Summer Canceled This Year?’ Below-Average Temps In June About To Warm Up, But A Rainy Week Is Ahead

The average temperature so far this month has been 64.7 degrees, while the normal average temperature for all of June is 66.7 degrees.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Tone Deaf Records Opens Saturday In Portage Park, With 12,000+ Albums To Choose From

Tony Assimos decided to open a shop of his own at 4356 N. Milwaukee Ave. after the neighborhood's other longtime record shop, Raffe's, shuttered.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Don’t Have A Police Fundraiser On Juneteenth, Northwest Side Group Asks Police

The group says it's insensitive for police, who have a history of racial discrimination, to have a pro-police celebration on a day meant to celebrate the abolition of slavery.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Walking Museum To Honor City’s Native American History With Serpent Mound And More — But Organizers Need Your Help

The Northwest Portage Walking Museum would feature a coil mound and a serpent mound designed by indigenous artist Santiago X.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Shoots 2 People Before Taking His Own Life In Gladstone Park, Police Say

The shooting happened Tuesday night in the 5500 block of North Monitor Avenue.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite Lightfoot’s Calls For His Resignation, Burke Remains Ahead Of Wednesday City Council Meeting

The Daily Line breaks down the agenda for Wednesday's City Council meeting, which may lead to another clash between embattled Ald. Ed Burke and Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Juneteenth May Not Be A National Holiday Yet, But Chicago Will Be Celebrating

Looking to celebrate 154 years since slavery was abolished in the United States? Here's your guide.

South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Why Do People Wear Orange To Promote Gun Control? It All Started With Hadiya Pendleton

"Whether it’s worn by students in Montana, activists in New York, or Hadiya’s loved ones in Chicago, the color orange honors the more than 100 lives cut short and the hundreds more wounded by gun violence every day."

It’s CTA Vs. NJ Transit In Bracket Battle For Transit Supremacy — Do The East Coast-ers Have A Chance? Fuhgeddaboudit

Sixteen transit agencies entered the inaugural Transit Bracket Challenge. Only two are still standing — Chicago needs your votes to win.