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Mystery Of What Killed The Grass At Welles Park Is Solved — But Why Thousands Of Grubs Infested The Fields Is Still Unknown
The Park District also confirmed the grubs have infested sections of Winnemac Park, but the damage there isn’t on the same scale as what happened to Welles Park.
Dave’s Hot Chicken, Which Started In An East Hollywood Parking Lot, Opens First Chicago Location In North Center
The LA-based chain’s first Chicago location is just down the block from Lane Tech College Prep. It features seven levels of spice for its Nashville hot chicken.
Welles Park Grub Infestation Will Shut Down Youth Sports Until At Least Next Summer, Parent Group Says
Treatments of the ball fields will start this week at Welles and as soon as next week at Winnemac Park.
Nightmare On Montrose: Grub Infestation Leaves Welles Park Stinking Of Rot And One-Third Destroyed
After heavy rains, thousands of beetle grubs emerged from under Welles Park in Lincoln Square and destroyed a wide swath of the fields.
Bloodshot Records Sold To Indie Investor Exceleration Music, New Owners Promise To Honor Outstanding Artist Royalties
“I am both happy and relieved to hear that the Bloodshot catalog has landed in the hands of independent-minded folks who have a long history of looking out for artists' interests,” one Bloodshot artist said.
Urban Brew Labs Taproom Now Open In Former Koval Space, Featuring Exclusive Beers, Mario Kart Contests And More
The taproom opened this summer. It will host a Halloween party with music and a costume contest Oct. 30.
Send Block Club A Photo Of Your Jack-O’-Lantern And You Can Win $100 And Swag
Submit a photo of your jack-o'-lantern by Tuesday to enter our raffle. Your pumpkin could be highlighted in a Block Club newsletter!
Bloodshot Records Founder Says He’s Leaving Indie Label After 25 Years
Since 2019, the indie record label has faced unresolved legal issues between Rob Miller and his former business partner, Nan Warshaw.
As Longtime Restaurant Owner Fights MS, Northwest Siders Help His Family Raise Money For Expensive Treatment
Freddy Rafidi, owner of Roma's Italian Beef & Sausage, has lived with the disease for more than 20 years. To pay for an $80,000 procedure, his community is stepping up.
Latest Six Corners Development Proposal Gets Panned By Neighbors For Being Too Suburban With Too Many Parking Lots
Neighbors criticized the $80 million project, saying it was proposing more than 300 parking spaces but not enough public space or residential units.
Here’s How To Celebrate Halloween All Month In Lincoln Square And Ravenswood
Local businesses will host Halloween-themed events throughout October and keep their doors open on Halloween for trick-or-treaters.
Zombies Are Invading This Ravenswood Couple’s Home — And The Whole Neighborhood Is Watching
The handmade zombie display has drawn countless visitors who bring curiosity and neighborly connections to the quiet stretch of Ravenswood Manor.
Try Rare Fall Beers, German Food At Malt Row’s Oktoberfest Fundraiser For Area Food Pantry
Organizers Dovetail and Begyle breweries are asking for a $5 donation to support the Friendship Center, a nonprofit food pantry that feeds almost 2,000 Northwest Siders each month.
Longtime Irving Park Activist Who Died From COVID-19 Remembered With Honorary Street Sign
Betty Resnikoff was a teacher, community organizer and founding member of Albany Park, North Park and Mayfair Neighbors for Peace and Justice.
As City Struggles With Shootings, Violence Interrupters In Irving Park And Albany Park Are Working Toward Peace
Tuesday's block party allowed the Alliance of Local Service Organizations's outreach team to explain their approach to reducing violence. They also learned more about neighbors' concerns.
Neighbors Can Weigh In On Developer’s Revised Plans For Former People’s Gas Site In Irving Park Next Week
Next week's community meeting will offer an in-person and virtual option for neighbors to participate.
Fewer Power Outages Expected After Upgrades To Grid At Irving Park ComEd Facility
The technology allows electricity to be rerouted around downed substations to speed recovery from electrical grid outages, ComEd officials said.
Chicago Joe’s Replacement Gets Alderman’s Blessing After Restaurant, Affordable Apartments Added
A developer needed Ald. Matt Martin's support to tear down the closed restaurant on Irving Park Road and build an apartment building.
Metra Begins $36.1 Million Overhaul To Grayland Station In Irving Park
Crews began work last week, and construction is expected to wrap by spring 2024, according to Metra.
Common Pantry Fundraiser Returns Friday, Raising Money To Feed North Siders In Need
Proceeds from ticket sales, donations and the silent auction will benefit the nonprofit food pantry’s mission, which has been assisting North Siders since 1967.