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Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

20 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Oktoberfests, Hyde Park Jazz, An Art Walk And More

You can celebrate Taylor Swift with drag performers, grab a beer in the woods and learn about Chicago's Underground Railroad History at weekend events.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Medical Facility Offering Primary Care, Cardiology Services Opens At Six Corners

The $4 million medical building will offer obstetrics and gynecology next month. It sits next to a senior housing development that's slated to be complete by the end of 2022.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Veteran Far Northwest Side Organizer Susanna Ernst To Run Against Ald. Jim Gardiner In 45th Ward

The community organizer and historian is the second woman to officially mount a run to take Ald. Jim Gardiner's seat.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

There Will Be A ‘Simulated Aircraft Fire’ At O’Hare On Saturday

If you see a lot of first responders at the airport, don't panic. It's a realistic emergency response exercise required by federal law.

O'Hare

18 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Riot Fest, Beverly Art Walk And More Fun

The Lakeview Taco Fest, Martini Festival, Edgewater Arts Festival and several Mexican Independence Day celebrations are also on tap.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Far Northwest Side Neighbors Rally To Help Dog Recovering From Car Crash That Critically Injured Man

Neighbors say the stretch of Devon Avenue where the crash occurred has long been dangerous with speeding drivers and narrow lanes. A light or crosswalk with flashing lights would improve safety, they said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

The Chicago Chef Behind ‘Taste For The Homeless’ Is Now Cooking Free Food For Migrants Arriving From Texas

Michael "Chef Mike" Airhart said he'll keep helping refugees, he said: "This is our kind of town. This is what Chicago does for anybody who comes and needs help."

Citywide

Jefferson Park Smoke Shop Closed For Building Violations As Owner Faces Charges Of Selling Cannabis To Undercover Cops

The Supreme Smoke Shop owner was arrested Sept. 8 after authorities said he sold cannabis out of his shop without a valid license.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Jefferson Park Teen Leads Neighborhood Cleanup For Eagle Scout Project: ‘I’m Really Happy With The Way It Turned Out’

Keenan Martin cleaned up a dilapidated area at the corner of Avondale and Lawrence avenues with help from friends and a local landscaping company.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Milwaukee Avenue Block On Northwest Side Shut Down Through December To Replace Bridge, Speed Up $36 Million Project

The full traffic closure will shave off six months of construction for the project timeline.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Supercell Storm Dumped More Than 5 Inches Of Rain In Parts Of City: ‘No Combined Sewer System In World Could … Hold That Kind Of A Burst’

City officials defended the sewer system after the major rainfall, saying the storm's unusual speed and intensity were partially to blame for mass flooding.

Citywide

‘Supercell’ Storm Soaks Chicago, Causing Massive Flooding Amid Torrential Downpour

PHOTOS: The flooding caused cars to stall and water pipes to burst across the city, leaving hundreds with soggy basements and entire city blocks under water.

Citywide

15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Ravenswood Art Walk, Mexican Independence Parade & A Pickle Crawl

From a gyro fest and double-dutch meetup to dog yoga and two Selena-themed tributes, there's something for everyone this weekend.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Jefferson Park’s LaBagh Woods To Celebrate Fall With Family Activities, Live Music, Giveaways 

You can celebrate the beginning of fall at LaBagh Woods with self-guided nature walks, live music and lots of free stuff.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

New Paradise Bakery Brings Sicilian Pastries, Gelato And More To Gladstone Park

The original New Paradise Bakery is based in Sicily. "The bakery is so popular in Palmero that people from Palermo were calling their relatives here in Chicago and telling them that New Paradise was opening here."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Portage Park Exhibit Highlights Latino Artists For National Hispanic Heritage Month

Triple R Gallery's exhibit highlights 11 artists from around the city with an aim to showcase history, diversity and culture. It runs through September.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Mother Of Jefferson Park Teen Killed In Crash Asks For Community’s Help To Buy Daughter’s Headstone

Arnelis “Nelly” Flores died after a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway. Her family is now raising money to buy her a headstone.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Taste Of Polonia Celebrates 40th Anniversary In Jefferson Park This Weekend

The festival will feature more than 35 bands spread across four stages, including musicians who are traveling from Poland for the event.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Data Researcher Challenging Ald. Samantha Nugent To Represent Northwest Side

Denali Dasgupta is billing herself as a progressive candidate with a focus on improving public resources.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash
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