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World Dumpling Fest Coming To Heart Of Logan Square This Weekend
Saturday's fest will feature vendors of different cultural backgrounds serving their versions of dumplings, from Chinese bao to Haitian doumbrey.
ChiArts Teachers Prepare To Strike As Contract Negotiations Falter
The walkout at the arts-focused school looms after more than a year of negotiations. The school board said they've bargained in good faith and are committed to meeting teachers' demands, including a 16 percent wage increase.
California Clipper Employees, Patrons Held Up At Gunpoint In ‘Traumatizing’ Robbery
Rite Liquors in nearby Wicker Park was robbed at gunpoint 30 minutes earlier, also by a pair of men, but police haven't confirmed the two crimes are linked.
At Fiesta Boricua, Champion Fighters Want To Use Boxing To Combat Youth Violence
Two Puerto Rican Golden Glove champions will give sparring lessons to young people at Humboldt Park's annual celebration of Puerto Rican culture this weekend.
Why Chicago Is Losing The War On Rats
New York has a Rat Czar. Other cities are trying new trapping methods. But the “rattiest city in America” can’t keep up with skyrocketing rodent complaints, data shows.
Poke Okie Opens In Avondale, Bringing Fresh Poké Bowls To Milwaukee Avenue
It's the second Avondale restaurant for husband-and-wife duo Peter Shen and Sarinporn Intongkam, who own Sipping Turtle Cafe on the same street.
Pickleball Courts Coming To Humboldt Park — But What About The Broken Bathrooms?
Neighbors and Humboldt Park Ald. Jessie Fuentes are concerned pickleball courts are being prioritized over more urgent repairs, like reopening public bathrooms and resurfacing basketball courts.
Logan Square Farmers Market Gets Visit From Mayor, More Space To Spread Out After ‘Cruel Threat’ To Cancel
Logan Boulevard was closed to vehicle traffic during the market after organizers cited safety concerns.
Avondale’s European Fashion Wear The Latest Polish Business Closing, Citing Rent Hike
The store at 3025 N. Milwaukee Ave. will join the ranks of other Polish businesses that have left Avondale, though some are holding on in the historically Polish neighborhood.
‘The Bear’ Effect: Chicago Restaurants Featured In Show See Traffic Skyrocket
Chefs and owners say the hit FX series has been good for business and great for the city’s reputation as a food town that has it all, from Michelin-star menus to Italian beef.
Logan Square Farmers Market Is Back On After Intense Backlash
The market organizer had canceled Sunday's edition, but vendors were told Thursday night their booths will be "open for you to come Sunday."
24 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lakeview Taco Fest, Taste Of Greektown And More
Celebrate the end of August with Pizza City Fest at the Salt Shed, the Thalia Hall Block party, Cultivate Festival, a Hyde Park flea market, a Humboldt Park salsa band concert and more.
Tour Logan Square’s Most Stunning Historical Homes At Preservation Group’s House And Garden Walk
Logan Square Preservation's 34th biennial house and garden walk, set for next month, will feature a total of 13 sites, a mix of impressive homes, gardens and more.
Logan Square Farmers Market Canceled For First Time Ever, Leaving Vendors Scrambling
The market organizer called off this weekend's event after the city denied expansion plans she said would make the event safer. But vendors said they will lose key profits and have nowhere to sell harvested produce.
Frustrations Mount Over Restaurant Surcharges — But Owners Say Fees Are Necessary For Survival
The cost of food, staff shortages and other issues are forcing restaurants to make tough choices, owners said. "It's a constant battle."
Pan Artesanal Bakery To Reopen This Weekend After Burglary
The owners of the beloved Logan Square bakery said they and other business owners have become more cautious as they grapple with a spike in crime. “The community is very upset.”
‘Oppressive And Dangerous Heat’ Near 100 Degrees Coming For Chicago. Here’s How To Stay Safe
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Wednesday and Thursday. Find a cooling center near you and how to monitor for heat-related illnesses.
West Side Boys & Girls Club Opens At Controversial $128 Million Police Academy
Local leaders praised the facility, which includes a NBA-sized basketball court, teaching kitchen, recording studio, gaming computers, hangout spaces and a rooftop garden.
31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Air & Water Show, Ribfest, Sangria Festival And More
Chance the Rapper fans will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Acid Rap, and the Jollof Festival, froSkate pop-ups and a Pilsen walking tour are also on deck.
Chicago Is Seeing An Influx Of Migrant Students. Are Schools Ready To Serve Them?
More than 5,000 new English learners enrolled in Chicago schools last year. With the first day of school rapidly approaching, a Chalkbeat analysis found a complicated picture of bilingual staffing resources at the district.