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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

Avondale Concert Will Honor Late Polish Singer Krzysztof Krawczyk On Thursday

Krawczyk was a fixture at Polish nightclubs along Milwaukee Avenue in the '80s and '90s. He recently died of COVID-19 while living in Poland, according to Polish news outlets.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

Citywide

Pilot Project Brewing Hosting Inaugural Fest Highlighting Local Beer, Hard Kombucha And Cider

Fest-goers will get to sample drinks from a dozen brewers at the Aug. 8 event, some of them first releases. Tickets are available online.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

2-Year-Old Boy, Man Shot In West Humboldt Park

The pair were in front of a house when someone shot them, hitting the man in his face and the toddler in his leg.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

The California Clipper Is Coming Back, And Café Marie-Jeanne Will Be Reborn As Segnatore In Humboldt Park

A group of Chicago bar and restaurant industry veterans plans to keep the Clipper the same and open a restaurant and bar with Italian-meets-Midwestern fare in the Café Marie-Jeanne spot.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Animal Rescue Group One Tail At A Time Brings Back ‘Summer Shake’ For Dogs

The first in-person fundraiser in more than a year will be held Aug. 8 at Bridge 410 in the West Loop.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

South, West Side Entrepreneurs Get $10 Million In City Grants To Expand And Build Their Businesses

Nuevo Leon Bakery, Reggio's Pizza and ChiFresh Kitchen are among the businesses that got city money to build up their work.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

He Sold Plants From Home To Earn Extra Cash. Now, He’s Opening A Store In Humboldt Park Thanks To Pandemic Plant Craze

Marcus Kirby will fulfill a dream when he opens a plant and gift shop this summer. "I think there’s ultimately something to be said about how plants can help people."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Lardon Brings In-House Cured Meats, Cheese Boards And Sandwiches To Former Township Spot In Logan Square

The salumeria opens Friday at 2200 N. California Ave. All meats for sandwiches and charcuterie are cured in-house, and it will also serve Metropolis Coffee and grab-and-go pastries in the morning.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

One Tail At A Time Looking For Dog Foster Homes After Ceiling Caves In At Training Center

The animal shelter needs to find long-term foster homes for dogs who would normally reside at the training center.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Suspected Gunman In Puerto Rican Parade Murder Of Young Father Arrested In San Diego

Police said Anthony Lorenzi, 34, executed Gyovanny Arzuaga in Humboldt Park June 19. But the shot that killed the young father's partner that night was "likely" fired accidentally by Arzuaga.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Bernard Street Yard Sale, A Logan Square Tradition, Returns Saturday

About a dozen families are expected to sell goods for this year's sale, set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After Fire Destroys West Humboldt Park Homeless Shelter’s Offices, Organization Vows To Rebuild

No one was injured in the fire, but it was "extremely traumatizing" for residents of the shelter, one of the organization's leaders said. Neighbors looking to help can donate to the organization online.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square ‘Art In The Park’ Returns, And Organizers Need Volunteers To Help Run It

Organizers expect the park to be filled with neighbors of all ages creating art at craft tables. The event is July 31.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Hit With String Of Garage Burglaries, Police Say

Four break-ins have hit the neighborhood since June 22. In all, someone "appeared to target bicycles," police said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After Ditching Nini’s Deli Due To Owner’s Bigoted Views, Chef And His Friends Launch Takeout Spot For A Cause

Every Saturday, the three friends serve waffle sandwiches and vegetarian tacos out of their apartment to support local organizations fighting for social justice. "If you can give a hand to help, why not?"

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Taste Of Chicago To-Go Returns This Week With Citywide Locations

Typically in Grant Park, the to-go rework of the Taste will feature almost 40 eateries across Chicago.

Citywide

As City Prepares To Clear Out Avondale Homeless Encampment, Residents Push Back: ‘Give Us A Home Or Leave Us Alone’

The city said it's conducting a routine cleanup of the area, but residents are worried the so-called sweep will upend their lives.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

Citywide

After The Pandemic Made New Business Bloom, Exfolia Botanical Flower And Gift Opens In Logan Square

Owner Cassandra Stadnicki ran a floral business out of her Little Village home for several years before opening her own store. She was inspired to take her business to the next level during the pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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