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Avondale’s Latest Horror-Themed Business Opens In ‘Hot Spot For Fans Of All Things Spooky’
The Horror House, a collectibles shop with apparel from two of the founders' brand The Cryptic Closet, is open on Belmont Avenue.
Humboldt Park’s 44th Annual Puerto Rican Parade And Festival Returns This Weekend With Live Music, Puerto Rican Food And More
Division Street between Western Avenue and Humboldt Boulevard, along with all intersecting cross streets, will be closed to car traffic during the parade Saturday.
Deaf Program At Logan Square Elementary School Won’t Close, CPS Says — But Parents, Students Still Have Concerns
Chase teachers and parents staged a protest after CPS previously said it would shut down the school's beloved deaf and hard of hearing program — but the district has now changed its tune.
Daisies Leaving Milwaukee Avenue Spot For Bigger Digs In Logan Square
The farm-to-table pasta restaurant plans to move at the end of the year, but will stay in the neighborhood.
Machete-Wielding Robber Charged After ‘Wreaking Havoc Across Chicago,’ Prosecutors Say
Andre Gonzalez, 35, was charged with armed robbery in connection with three machete attacks in the Avondale area. A remaining seven attacks are still under investigation.
Milshire Hotel Sign Will Stay In Logan Square After Owner Cancels Auction
Property investor Mark Fishman reversed his plans to sell the historical neon sign after community pushback. Now, he's working with community leaders to make sure it stays in Logan Square.
Family-Owned Magnifico Coffee Bringing Colombian Roasts And Treats To Avondale
Angelica Acebedo and her family won the city's community development grant, which will bring their Milwaukee Avenue coffee shop to life. "We're just so excited to share our culture through that cup of coffee."
Man Being Questioned In Machete Robberies In Avondale Could Be Linked To 9 Attacks
At least nine attacks have been reported since May 27, but police said they're still working to determine if all nine are connected. A "person of interest" is being questioned in the case.
Revolution Brewing’s Freedom Fest Returns With 15 Sours On Tap, A Mullet Competition And More
The fest, the first since 2019, is set for July 9 at the brewery's taproom in In Avondale. Among the fest's offerings: A Malört barrel-aged lemonade sour.
Machete-Wielding Man Wanted In String Of Avondale Attacks: ‘I Thought For Sure I Was Going To Be Murdered’
At least six attacks have been reported in the Avondale area since May 27, according to police. In each incident, a man armed with a machete stole the victim's belongings before driving off in a silver sedan.
Logan Square Community Leader Not Running For 35th Ward Alderman Despite Fake Email
Someone pretending to be neighborhood leader Andrew Schneider declared his candidacy while disparaging Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa. Schneider said it's "an example of a cowardly troll hiding behind a veil of anonymity."
At Janellie’s Kitchen, A Wife-Husband Team Bring Puerto Rican Jibarito Sliders, Made-To-Order Frituras To Humboldt Park
The Division Street spot from Janellie Rodriguez and her husband joins a legacy of Puerto Rican businesses. It's also a success story for a neighborhood program helping small businesses launch.
Have A Great Avondale Story To Share? New Mural Will Honor Neighborhood’s ‘Little Known Histories’
The mural, reading "Avondale" in big, colorful letters, will have a QR code. When neighbors scan the code, stories about Avondale will appear on their smartphones.
Man Gives Nazi Salute, Draws Swastika On Mexican Restaurant In Incident Caught On Video
The incident occurred at Avondale restaurant Con Todo Cantina y Cocina. "It seems like there's hateful people out in any community. I just wasn't expecting it to be in ours," a co-owner said.
Mark Fishman Is Selling Logan Square’s Iconic Milshire Hotel Sign. What’s Next For The Building?
Preservationists are rushing to save the neon sign, believed to be about 80 years old, after it listed on Live Auctioneers with a starting bid of $5,000.
Man Shot Cousin, 2 Friends Outside His West Humboldt Park Home For ‘Talking S—‘, Prosecutors Say
Police arrested Omar Sosa near his home, which is on the same West Humboldt Park block where five people were shot, one fatally, Sunday evening.
Husband-And-Wife Team Aim To Break Down Barriers In Music-Making With Queer, BIPOC-Friendly Recording Studio
At Friends of Friends in Humboldt Park, owners DeAnna Doersch and Brok Mende work with a long list of mostly local musicians, including NNAMDÏ, Sen Morimoto and KAINA.
Logan Square’s Bernard Street Yard Sale Returns June 11
More than 20 families are expected to participate in this year's sale, selling everything from clothing and kitchen gadgets to homemade pottery and toys.
Ald. La Spata Apologizes After Neighbors Call Him Out For Missing Casino And Curfew Votes
The 1st Ward alderperson — who has the one of the best attendance records of any City Council member — did not offer a specific reason for missing the meeting, but his vote would not have impacted the outcome of either proposal.
The Meadowlark, A Speakeasy-Style Cocktail Bar, Opening Inside Lardon And Union Building In Logan Square
The Meadowlark is opening this summer in back of Lardon and Union. The 30-seat bar will be accessible through an unmarked door in the building's back alley.