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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

‘Boob Painting’ In Public Park Was Meant To Spark Conversation, Logan Square Artist Says. Instead, It Was Stolen

Local artist Elizabeth Shen put a painting of breasts in Unity Park, hoping to spark curiosity. But the next day, someone made off with the painting. She hopes whoever took it will return it.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Judge Dismisses Developer’s Lawsuit That Challenged 606 Trail And Pilsen Demolition Surcharge Ordinance

The developer behind the lawsuit is planning to mount another legal challenge, his lawyer said. "We think the statute is clearly unconstitutional."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Ørkenoy Brewing Opens Artisanal Market In Kimball Arts Center Along Bloomingdale Trail

The market, which carries everything from house-made brioche to canned fish, is open noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Humboldt Park Advisory Council Controversy Continues As Park District Investigates Former Members

Current board members, who took their seats after a bitter, chaotic election, say their predecessors mismanaged park funds. But others say the new board president's claims are false — and are more of a personal vendetta.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hermosa School Playground Destroyed In ‘Horrific Act Of Arson’ Will Be Rebuilt, Alderman Says

Parents at Nixon Elementary fought for years to get a new playground, only to have it torched on Tuesday night. Kids are devastated, but CPS is set to rebuild it by spring.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago’s Enormous Christmas Tree Is Coming From A Logan Square Family

The Benavides family, of Logan Square, has donated a 51-foot blue spruce from their Logan Square yard to be lit up during the holidays in Millennium Park.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square’s Spilt Milk Cocktail Bar Now Serving Mediterranean Food From Evette’s

The Evette's Logan Square menu includes za'tar chex mix, baba ganoush and popcorn chicken with smoked Aleppo yogurt, among other dishes.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Get COVID-19 Vaccines, Flu Shots And Checkups For The Whole Family Saturday At Kosciuszko Park

A fall health fair with family-friendly games and activities will be held Saturday in Logan Square.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

A West Side Urban Farm That Grows Produce For Food Pantries Is Poised To Expand

Chicago Farmworks is eyeing two lots to expand its urban farm, which grows fruits and vegetables for local food pantries.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Hermosa Parents Spent Years Fighting For A New School Playground. Last Night, Someone Set It On Fire

The Nixon Elementary School community is reeling after the arson attack, which destroyed a play area that students loved and was just a few years old. "The kids are crying. It's too much for us," the local school council president said.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Paulie’s Gees Teams With Logan Square Home Cook To Support Muscular Dystrophy Research

Part of the proceeds from the Tripping Billy pizza will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Logan Square resident Billy Zureikat developed the recipe after being diagnosed with the disease this year.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Small Stretch Of Logan Square Sees Rash Of Garage Burglaries: ‘We All Have To Be On Alert’

Neighbors are worried the break-ins could lead to more intrusive and violent crime.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

With Humboldt Boulevard’s New Pedestrian Islands, City Hopes To Make Dangerous Logan Square Road Safer

The city recently installed three "refuge islands" with ADA-compliant ramps on the busy road to make the area safer for pedestrians, drivers and cyclists.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Composer Elijah Daniel Smith Comes Home For Chicago Symphony Orchestra Premiere: ‘A Dream Come True’

Monday's show will be a rare opportunity for the Chicago native to debut a piece in front of family, friends and teachers who supported his career.

Citywide

‘Haunted Paseo Boricua’ Scavenger Hunt Returns To Humboldt Park Sunday

There are more than 20 stops along the scavenger hunt, each one offering candy or an activity, like lotería makeup classes or a circus performance.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Get Spooky With These 27 Halloween And El Día De Los Muertos Events Around Chicago This Weekend

Friday, Saturday and Sunday are packed with trick-or-treating, festivals and more. Here is our roundup of the festivities.

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Beer Lovers Can Learn About How The Drink Changed The World At Brewseum’s Beer Culture Summit

For four days, attendees will discuss beer through the lens of culture and history in virtual sessions and in-person events.

Citywide

Aztec Dave’s Cantina Owners Bringing Grandma’s Authentic Mexican Recipes To Humboldt Park

The Torres family is taking their food truck business to the next level and opening their first brick-and-mortar restaurant in the former Bullhead Cantina space.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Beloved Logan Square Teacher Who Died From COVID-19 Honored With Street Sign: ‘Olga Was A Super Angel’

Olga Quiroga was honored with a street sign near Funston Elementary School in Logan Square, where she spent years educating and inspiring her students.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Man Killed In Logan Square Was Shot After He Tried To Help A Woman Being Assaulted, Prosecutors Say

Jesus Garcia, 22, is charged with murder. Prosecutors said he shot Michael Bankston, 26, when Bankston tried to help Garcia's girlfriend.

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