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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

After Heart Surgery, Alligator Robb Takes Slow Steps Toward Recovery — With Help From Chicagoans: ‘You Guys … Have Blessed Me So Many Times’

After a high-risk heart surgery last month, the city’s favorite alligator trapper is recovering at his Florida home. He plans to visit Chance, who has grown into a "powerhouse" gator at the farm, soon — and Chicago, of course.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Mercaditos Craft Fair Returns To Logan Square Sunday

The craft fair is taking over the Paseo Prairie Garden on Kedzie Sunday. Expect 15-20 artisans selling jewelry, candles, cookies, piñatas and more.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Union Fight Continues At Dill Pickle Co-op With Workers Alleging They’re Being Treated Unfairly

The grocery store's general manager said the union contract is being respected and store leaders are doing everything they can to keep workers safe — even as the grocery store faces a "financial crisis."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

High School Students Can Have Artwork Shown In Capitol Through Congressional Art Competition

The annual competition gives young artists an opportunity to showcase their work in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Mother Of 5 Shot To Death In Belmont Cragin, Donations Pour In To Help Family

Maria Elena Reveron was leaving Bible study with her husband March 24 when she was shot in her head, police and family members said. "Mari was a queen who impacted every life she encountered."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Farmers Market’s Outdoor Season Kicks Off May 9

It will be held at its regular outdoor location, on Logan Boulevard between Milwaukee Avenue and Whipple Street.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Former Football Player Launches Logan Square Flag Football Camp, Hopes To Boost Latino Representation In Sport

Omar Ureña Jimenez, an inductee in the Mexico Football Hall of Fame, is offering scholarships to four neighborhood kids whose parents are immigrants and lost a job during the pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Another Humboldt Park Clinic Offering Vaccines To All Adult Residents. Here’s How To Sign Up

The city has partnered with Erie Family Health Centers on a vaccination site at 4500 W. Chicago Ave. Appointments are available beginning Saturday.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Man, 32, Killed In Sunday Logan Square Shooting

Neighbors said the shots sounded like they came from an automatic weapon.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Developer Will Pitch Plan To Build 56-Unit Apartment Complex On Project Logan Site In April

The project would be the latest upscale apartment tower to rise near the California Blue Line station. The 1st Ward office is hosting a community meeting on the proposal next month.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

All Humboldt Park Adults Can Get Vaccinated At This Neighborhood Clinic. Here’s How To Make An Appointment

The first batch of appointments have already been taken, but the second batch will open either Wednesday or Thursday of next week.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Here’s Where To Donate Blood In Avondale On Sunday

The event begins at 9 a.m. at Rockwell on the River, 3057 N. Rockwell St. Appointments are required.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Humboldt Park Neighbors, Police And Community Organizations Hosting Safety Walk Saturday

The goal of the event is to provide West Siders in need with resources and to spread hope in the area, which has long suffered from neglect, an organizer said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

With Trash Everywhere, Alderman Hosting Neighborhood Cleanups Across 35th Ward

The next cleanup is 1-3 p.m. Sunday in Avondale. Tools will be provided.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Here’s How You Can Help Make Easter Baskets, Meals For West Side Families

Helendora Samuels and Robert Magiet plan to hand out baskets and meals from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 3 in various locations throughout the city.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

After Year Of Pandemic, West Side Health Collaborative Credits ‘Power Of Partnership’ To Battle Health Disparities

West Side United, led by a partnership of six hospitals, is working to close the life expectancy gap between Black and white Chicagoans. But when COVID hit, it pivoted to tackle those unique challenges, too.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Boost Affordable Housing In New Developments, But Some Aldermen Want Stronger Measures

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan would require 20 percent affordable units in some new developments, but a competing plan backed by aldermen seeks a minimum affordable requirement of 30 percent.

Downtown

Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated

"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.

Albany Park

Anti-Gentrification Ordinance Approved, Slapping Developers With Steep Fines For Tearing Down Buildings Near The 606, In Pilsen

Under the ordinance, developers who tear down single-family homes will have to pay a fee of $15,000, while developers who raze larger, multi-unit buildings will incur a fee of $5,000 per unit.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Family-Owned Salsa Studio Moves To Logan Square After 18 Years In Humboldt Park

The family was struggling to pay rent at their Humboldt Park location due to the pandemic, so they moved to a cheaper — and smaller — spot in Logan Square. "It actually turned out to be good for us," Miguel Mendez said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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