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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Plan To Bring More Retail, Film Studio To The Fields Campus Gets Final Approval From City Council

The approval comes after some community members tried to block the vote over what they called a lack of transparency.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Tami Love, Longtime Logan Square Organizer, Was A Fierce Advocate For Families: ‘They Knew They Could Depend On Her’

Love spent 25 years fighting for families and public housing residents as a community organizer for Logan Square Neighborhood Association. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Wine Lounge, Food Truck With Frozen Cocktails Coming To Testaccio In Logan Square By Summer

The restaurant has a new menu featuring Roman-inspired dishes like orecchiette di cacio e pepe and Roman artichokes with preserved lemon and Sicilian olives.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Side Businesses Win $10,000 Grants To Help Recover From Pandemic

The grants were awarded by West Side United, a collaborative of hospitals, residents and organizations working to improve community health by tackling the social conditions that lead to poor outcomes.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Developers Could Pay A $15,000 Fee To Tear Down Homes In Pilsen And Along The 606

The proposal is the latest effort by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and aldermen to slow displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Mercado del Pueblo, el nuevo mercado de Humboldt Park, es ‘un sueño hecho realidad’ para los comerciantes locales

El Centro Cultural Puertorriqueño transformó una antigua lavandería en un mercado para así ayudar a los propietarios de pequeños negocios a lanzar sus carreras y atraer a más visitantes al Paseo Boricua, corazón de la comunidad puertorriqueña.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Humboldt Park Health Now Vaccinating Frontline Workers. Here’s How To Get An Appointment

The Humboldt Park hospital is administering shots to grocery store cashiers, factory workers, government employees and more under the city's plan.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Morton Salt Building, The Fields Project Move Closer To City Council Approval

The city's zoning committee signed off on the major projects on Goose Island and the Logan Square/Avondale border, in addition to approving an ordinance on smoke detectors.

Citywide

Here’s A Look At Irving Park, Albany Park And Avondale Street Construction Starting This Year

There will be parking restrictions while crews try to get the work done before the end of November, city officials said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Does Avondale Need Its Own Chamber Of Commerce? Organizers Want To Hear From Local Business Owners

Leaders behind the newest push for a neighborhood-specific chamber of commerce say they hope to set up shop in the spring.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Dad Opens Indoor Skate Park On NW Side To Teach Kids Skateboarding, Keep Them Active During Pandemic

Enrico Hufana started teaching his son to skateboard at city skate parks when the boy was 2. He said he’s watched his son grow in the process — and he wants other kids to have that experience.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Cyclist Seriously Hurt In Avondale Hit-And-Run Was Hit By Driver In Carjacked SUV

The black Buick Enclave was stolen from a woman and a child Feb. 6, four days before the hit-and-run, police said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

CPS Teacher Wants To Fill Remote Learning Gap With Children’s TV Show Set At Logan Square Community Garden

Sarah Falkiner and project partner Oddbox Theater are raising money to bring a puppet-driven TV show, called "At The Garden," to life.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Plan To Redevelop Part Of The Fields Campus Gets OK From Key City Panel Despite Community Opposition

Some commissioners echoed concerns about gentrification but ultimately approved the developer's plans, setting the stage for a film production studio on the Northwest Side.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Toby The Dog Is Home Safe Thanks To Neighbor Brigade, Chicago Police Officers: ‘It Truly Was A Combined Effort’

Nelly Roa was so happy to be reunited with her lost pup she slept on the floor with him his first night home.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Massive Michael Reese Hospital Redevelopment Set For Plan Commission Vote Thursday

An update to the Fulton Market Innovation District plan, a proposed 50-foot building at The Fields development and a new elementary school in Belmont Cragin will also be considered.

Citywide

Toby Is Home: Lost Dog Who Sparked A Massive, Days-Long Search Reunited With Family

A police officer caught the wayward pup, the district said on Twitter. "I’m just elated that he is home and that he brought all these strangers together."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Cigar Shop Expands To Sell Groceries, To-Go Meals To Reel In More Business

Havana Cigar now offers grocery items, frozen meals and basic home goods in addition to its signature tobacco and smoke-related items.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Side Educators Urge Local Families To Enroll Students In Area’s First Gifted Center

The gifted program will create a pipeline for bright students to access selective schools later in life, said Principal Peggy Burnett-Wise.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Man Who Spent Years Fighting For LGBTQ Housing Gets Apartments Named In His Honor — But Developer Won’t Let Him Live There

Robert Castillo grew up in Logan Square and was unable to afford steep rents when the area gentrified. His activism led to an affordable housing complex named for his late husband in the neighborhood — but he's been denied housing there.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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