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Man Chased Down And Fatally Shot On Milwaukee Avenue In Logan Square Early Friday, Police Say
Part of the incident, which happened around 4 a.m. in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, was captured on police POD camera, according to an initial report from police.
Logan Square’s Boulevards Hosting Live Music, Bigger Farmers Market, Circus Classes And More Sunday
Stretches of Logan and Kedzie boulevards will shut down to car traffic Sunday for the fest, the first stop on the city's "Open Boulevards" tour. Similar fests are coming to the South and West sides in October.
Avondale’s Monarch Thrift Shop Reopening This Weekend In Bigger Digs
The shop, 2875 N. Milwaukee Ave., will host job training and art shows through its partnership with One Heart One Soul, a nonprofit helping young people experiencing homelessness.
A Food Truck Park Could Be Coming To City-Owned Lot Near Old Megamall
Under a community-driven proposal, one Logan Square lot would become a public park with a water feature and another would be designated for paleta and empanada carts and food trucks.
Avondale Business Owners, Artists Are Taking Over Milwaukee Avenue Parking Spaces For One-Day Fest
The free fest is part of the "urbanist holiday" PARK(ing) Day, which encourages people in cities around the world to repurpose parking into active community spaces.
Logan Square Could Get Huge Grocery Store As Farmer’s Best Market Eyes ‘Black Hole’ On Milwaukee Avenue
The grocery store is planned for the long-vacant CVS site at 2065 N. Milwaukee Ave. Owners hope to open next spring.
Humboldt Park Artist Selling Dreamy, Funky Dried Flower Bouquets Through Her New Company, PetalPushr
With PetalPushr, artist Amanda Forgash sells her own floral arrangements using dried flowers and other elements. The business started when her wedding flower sales dried up during the pandemic.
Attacker In Ski Mask Stabbed A Man Just 2 Blocks From Mayor’s House In Logan Square, Witness Says
The attack seemed random and was particularly "malicious," a witness said. The victim was critically wounded and remains hospitalized.
Activists Formed A Human Bike Lane To Call For Safer Streets For Cyclists: ‘Why Do We Have To Wait For Someone To Be Killed?’
Transportation activists want better-protected bike lanes — and for the city to make drastic and immediate changes to its biking infrastructure.
Lucha Libre Luchadores Return For Logan Square Showdown
The luchadores returned to Logan Square after a year off because of the pandemic. “It takes a very rare breed to do this — a very rare breed, indeed," one said.
Logan Square Library Group Accepting Donations For Weekend Book Sale
People can donate their new and gently used books to the book sale between now and Saturday.
Battle Of The Badges Offers Much-Needed Afternoon Of Fun, Healing For Chicago’s First Responders
"Settings like this are wonderful to bring the community, police and first responders ... together,” one of the organizers said.
Humboldt Park Festival, ‘A Total Immersion Into Puerto Rican Culture,’ Kicks Off Saturday
The festival will bring live music, carnival rides and free COVID-19 vaccinations to Division Street from noon-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Affordable Housing And Arts Building A Step Toward Preserving Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican Identity: ‘We Are Not For Gentrification’
After years of planning, a five-story affordable housing complex with a ground-floor theater will soon rise on Division Street.
Lost Lake Reopens For First Time Since Start Of Pandemic With New Menus, Outdoor Patio
The Lost Lake crew has eliminated tipping and requires all customers to show proof of vaccination.
After Father Killed Taking Daughter To School In Humboldt Park, Family Fundraising For Funeral
Travell Miller was shot and killed Wednesday morning. He died shielding his daughter from the gunman, his family said.
Bike Lanes, Other Safety Fixes Coming To Logan Square Intersection Where Two Cyclists Were Killed
The plan comes after years of community leaders, neighbors and transportation advocates fighting for improvements to the notoriously dangerous intersection of Western Avenue and Logan Boulevard.
A Special Education Teacher Is Bringing The Library To Kids With His Handmade ‘Bookmobile’
Dave Roche hand-built a mobile library and rides it around Logan Square and Avondale, providing books to students who can't easily get to libraries during the pandemic.
Shared Streets Come To Logan And Kedzie Boulevards, Drawing Mixed Reviews From Neighbors
Some say they're unnecessary and unsightly, while others say they're bringing much-needed safety upgrades to the busy roads.
Amazon Taking Over Old West Humboldt Park Site, But Some Residents Say Their Concerns Are Being Ignored
"They want to promote pretty grass and trees on the corner of Division and Kostner as community benefits?" one neighbor asked.