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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

Is CPS Undercounting COVID-19 Cases In Schools? Alderpeople Demand Investigation As Allegations Spread

CPS officials denied any wrongdoing and defended their methodology, saying the discrepancy highlighted on Twitter will be cleared up.

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Facing Rise In Crime, Victims And Leaders In Logan Square, Humboldt Park Say Systemic Fixes Needed — Not More Police

Neighborhoods across the city have recorded big increases in homicides and carjackings since the start of the pandemic. Logan Square, Humboldt Park and Avondale, the city’s gentrification hot spots, have not been spared.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Scammer Made And Canceled Reservations, Changed Hours And Made Life Miserable At New Logan Square Restaurant, Owner Says

Mexican restaurant Ocaso got off to a rough start. Reservations kept getting canceled. Confused customers would call and cite the wrong hours of operation or a fake Facebook page. The owner says a scammer is to blame.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Wood Street Bike Lanes, Other Neighborhood Upgrades Planned For Wicker Park Area After Approval By Residents

The projects, which include a protected bike lane on a section of Wood Street, were proposed by residents during the 1st Ward's participatory budgeting process.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Avondale’s Elston Avenue Sees Flurry Of Proposals With 40-Unit Complex, Commercial Building And Condos

The three Elston Avenue projects are the latest development proposals to hit Avondale, which is drawing more condos, apartments and retail projects.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Lost Lake Fans Flock To Popular Tropical Cocktail Bar For A Final Sendoff: ‘This One Definitely Hurts’

The cold and snow didn't deter longtime customers, who lined up Friday evening for to-go cocktails, merch, and to drink daiquiris under the pink neon lights one last time.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Scooters Are Coming Back To Chicago, But They Won’t Be Allowed On The 606 Trail

The scooters, which are arriving in the spring, will also be banned on the lakefront path and the riverwalk.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Open Books Bringing Huge Nonprofit Bookstore To Logan Square

Literacy nonprofit Open Books is taking over an old furniture store on Milwaukee Avenue with the goal of opening in the spring.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

COVID-19 Testing Chain Opened Pop-Ups Across The US. Now, It’s Temporarily Closing Amid Federal Investigation And Mounting Complaints

The Center for COVID Control's lab wasted 40,000 tests, according to a federal report. And again and again, people have reported getting late results, no results — or ones that don't make sense.

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Who Killed Suraj Mahadeva? Devastated Family, Friends Seek Justice After Seemingly Random Logan Square Killing

Police, friends and family have no idea why anyone would have targeted Mahadeva. They are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the 26-year-old's killer.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

As Most CPS Students Return To Classes Wednesday, Some Parents Plan To Keep Their Kids Home Amid COVID-19 Surge

Though CPS and the teachers union have made a deal, some parents said they don't feel safe with in-person learning yet. "I don’t think we’re gonna be safe for a couple more weeks, to be honest," one mom said.

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Bike Lanes, Alley Fixes Or Repaired Sidewalks? You Can Vote On How To Spend $1M In The 35th Ward Through Monday

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is among several alderpeople who give residents a say in how aldermanic menu money is spent. This year's potential projects include shared bike lanes, road repairs and more.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Block Club Chicago Awarded $1.6 Million Grant From American Journalism Project To Expand

In conjunction with the American Journalism Project grant, the Chicago Community Trust pledged an additional $450,000 in matching funds to Block Club over three years.

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Milly’s Pizza In The Pan Moving From Logan Square Ghost Kitchen To Uptown’s Argyle Street

Milly's Pizza In The Pan was launched during the pandemic by an out-of-work waiter. It's been a hit, so the business is opening a spot in Uptown.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lost Lake Closing Next Week, Marking End Of Popular Tropical Cocktail Bar

Lost Lake will close after Jan. 15. The owners said the pandemic forced their hand.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Teachers May Refuse To Work In Schools Starting Wednesday Amid COVID-19 Surge

The return from winter break comes as the city is experiencing a record surge in confirmed cases and after parents grappled with a chaotic student testing program.

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Avondale Residents Push To Rename Plaza In Honor Of Neighborhood’s Vanishing Polish Identity

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) is backing an ordinance to rename Woodard Plaza as Solidarity Triangle, a nod to the 1980s Polish solidarity movement.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Dad Killed In Christmas Day Shooting: ‘He Had A Big Old Smile That Never Stopped’

Giovanni Lozano, 24, was killed in a shooting in the 3000 block of North Avers Avenue. "He should've never gone out this way. ... He was loved by so many, and he's missed very much."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

At West Side Military High School, Alleged Misconduct Often Went Unreported: Watchdog

A report paints a picture of a school culture where sexual harassment and charges of abuse and inappropriate behavior were overlooked or brushed under the rug by those in charge at Marine Leadership Academy in Logan Square.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago’s Oldest Bakeries Share Their Christmas Cookie Secrets

Some of Chicago's most beloved bakeries have to start making cookies weeks before the holidays because demand is so high. Check out a few of their recipes.

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