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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Boiler Room Employees Say Sudden Closure Was A Shock, Scramble To Find Work

Owner Russ Grant defended the sudden closure, saying he kept the restaurant open as long as he could amid financial struggles.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl, Pocket Con And Holiday Markets

Ring in winter with festivities across the city, from trolley rides and tree lightings to sing-alongs and gingerbread house parties.

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Avondale Getting Indoor Farmers Market With More Than 20 Vendors

Green City Market is expanding to Avondale. The first market of the season is Saturday at a Rockwell on the River warehouse.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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‘Holidays On The Square’ Is Back With Deals At Logan Square Shops

Some shop owners are using the weeklong shopping event to collect clothing, food and more for neighbors in need.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Late-Night Bar From Team Behind The Owl And Estelle’s Could Be Coming To Avondale

Four Entertainment Group wants a late-night liquor license to open a bar in an old auto mechanic shop on Belmont Avenue.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Life And Death In Chicago’s Most Dangerous Bike Lane

In Chicago’s busiest bike lane along Milwaukee Avenue, there have been 50 reported crashes and three deaths since 2020 as cyclists navigate the city’s patchwork approach to safety.

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Boiler Room Closes, Ending 12-Year Run In Logan Square

A new restaurant will soon replace the popular pizza joint, known for its PB&J special — a slice of pizza, a PBR tall boy and a shot of Jameson.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Man Charged With Murder After 7-Year-Old Killed Inside Humboldt Park Home

Joseph Serrano, 19, and another person fired shots at rivals, who fired back — and one of the bullets went through the home of Akeem Briscoe, killing the 7-year-old, authorities said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Teen Charged After Humboldt Park 7-Year-Old Fatally Shot In His Home

Akeem Briscoe was washing his hands to get ready for dinner when a bullet came through the window in October, police and has family said. A 16-year-old was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the killing.

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Logan Square Fire Leaves 1 Dead, Firefighter Injured Early Tuesday

A man in his 70s died from his injuries, according to WGN. Fire officials told the station the home was in "hoarder conditions," which made battling the blaze difficult.

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Shuga Records Opens Logan Square Shop, Bringing Thousands Of New And Used Records To Armitage Avenue

The record store opened Friday. It's the second outpost of Shuga Records, which also has a Wicker Park location.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Shop Local 2022: Gift A Chicago Experience

Whether you're looking to try some of the best food in Chicago, tour the West Side or get a glimpse of the city's underbelly, we've got you covered for experiences as gifts.

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Shop Local 2022: A Logan Square, Humboldt Park And Avondale Gift Guide

Independently owned shops on the Northwest Side offer everything from rare vinyl records and vintage trinkets to insect dissection classes and house plants.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Get Norwegian Baked Goods And Gifts At Logan Square’s Taste Of Norway This Weekend

The Saturday event is Norwegian church Minnekirken's biggest fundraiser of the year.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

How Can Avondale Be More ‘Livable, Walkable And Resilient’? Weigh In At Community Meetings

A regional planning organization and city planners are seeking community input to craft an all-encompassing neighborhood plan for Avondale.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Here’s Where You Can Order A Thanksgiving Pie In Chicago — But Hurry

Bakers are racing to complete thousands of Thanksgiving pie orders before the holiday, so make sure to get yours in as soon as possible. Here's where you can order from.

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Lightfoot Blames Her Security For Parking In Bike Lane: ‘They Shouldn’t Have Done It. Period’

The Mayor's Office had previously not replied to requests for comment about photos of her security parking in a bike lane so she could buy doughnuts.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Bendición Dry Bar Brings Non-Alcoholic Bottle Shop — And Soon, A Sober Bar — To The Succulent City In Humboldt Park

It's the first physical location for Bendición Dry Bar. Founder Cristina Torres is also hosting sober events at the plant store, melding the two small businesses.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Tenants Booted From Startwork Studios As Landlord M. Fishman Closes Low-Cost Artist Hub In Logan Square

Startwork Studios tenants were recently given 30 days to vacate the premises. "It's kicking out the little people who made the neighborhood what it is," one said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

35th Ward Residents Can Get Their Catalytic Converters Painted At Deterrence Event This Week

This week’s event is the latest go at the Police Department’s spray-painting strategy, held to cut down on skyrocketing catalytic converter thefts.

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