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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Hermes Cardona-Rios, Toddler Killed In Albany Park Hit-And-Run, Loved Dancing, Snacks, His Baby Sister And The Family Dog

The driver of a pickup truck hit Hermes and did not stop. “It’s still so truly sad that a child was cut down like that before he even had a chance to live his life," his godfather said.

Albany Park
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Police Search For Truck After Toddler Killed In Albany Park Hit-And-Run, As Family Launches GoFundMe For Funeral

The 17-month-old boy climbed out of a car he was in and walked into the street where the driver of a pick up truck hit him, police said. The driver fled the scene.

Albany Park

Lincoln Roscoe Fall Art And Craft Fair Features Art Sale, Live Performances, Family Activities 

You can celebrate fall with a weekend of art, family fun and live performances at the free fair Saturday-Sunday on Lincoln Avenue.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

21 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: St. Helen Carnival, Vintage Fall Fest, Oktoberfests And More

The temperatures are dropping, but the city isn't stopping, with fall fests, a night-long performance of Indian classical music, a tool sale and more fun.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

The Massacre Horror Film Marathon Returns To The Davis Theater In Lincoln Square This Weekend

Organizers will screen more than 14 hours of horror films Saturday. A portion of funds from the event will go toward Heartland Health Outreach.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s St. Matthias Rectory Would Become Apartments Under Developer’s Proposal

The St. Matthias church property is not part of the proposal, but the apartments would be built on an unofficial community space. Neighbors will be able to learn more at an Oct. 5 community meeting.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Austin-Irving Library Will Screen Horror Movies Every Day In October

There will be Halloween decor, snacks and lots of horror movies for fans of Halloween.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Plan To Bring Amazon Fresh To Lincoln Square’s Fifth Third Bank Building Dead, Alderman Says

A lack of transparency surrounding the development at 4800 N. Western Ave. kept the ward’s community zoning process from moving forward. Last month, the deal was scrapped.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

‘Eyesore,’ Sinking Boat Removed Almost A Year After It Got Stuck On Chicago River

Neighbors long complained the boat — which had flipped over and was slowly sinking — attracted gawkers, led to debris piling up and harmed wildlife.

Albany Park

Northwest Side Residents Can Get Flooding Questions Answered At Thursday’s Community Meeting

Ald. Samantha Nugent is co-hosting a public meeting with city representatives from various departments and climate change groups to get clarity and advice on the "supercell" floods.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Irving Park’s First Indie Fest To Feature Local Acts, Artisans Saturday

The free festival will feature eight local bands and at least 20 vendors selling artisan items.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Should Aldermen Be Allowed To Have 2nd Jobs That Conflict With Their Office? A Proposal To Ban It Stalls

Aldermen are paid six-figure salaries and have access to a city expense account, but they are considered part-time employees who can take outside jobs.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

As Northwest Side Park Named For Poet And Holocaust Victim Gertrud Kolmar, Loved Ones Vow To Keep Her Story Alive

The ceremony comes five months after Park District officials unanimously approved the rededication request and almost two years since residents began the efforts.

Citywide

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

Gertrud Kolmar Park Dedication Honoring German-Jewish Poet Killed In Holocaust Set For Thursday

The rededication ceremony for the Northwest Side park will honor a writer and poet who created more than 450 pieces, continuing her work even while being persecuted by the Nazis.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

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

Old Irving Park’s Disney II High School Wants Mentors For Its Civics Education Program

Community and policy members active in urban planning and transportation, food insecurity, housing and public health are encouraged to sign up and be a mentor.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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