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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Artist Brings Back Snow Graffiti Art, Delighting Neighbors And Spreading Appreciation Of Nature

Artist Eduardo Vea Keating plans to put up more snowy artwork around Logan Square this weekend.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

You Can Volunteer To Recycle Paint This Weekend At A Humboldt Park Pop-Up

Earth Paint, which has recycled thousands of gallons of paint and provides paying jobs for workers with disabilities, will collect and recycle paint at 2547 W. North Ave, Friday-Sunday.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

This Restaurant Owner Is Buying Out Tamale Vendors To Get Them Out Of The Cold — And Giving Away Food To Those In Need

The work is funded by West Town Feeds, a fund started by neighbors who wanted to help those struggling to get food during the pandemic. "There are no qualifications. If you feel like you're in need, reach out. We got you."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Logan Square’s Red Star Liquor Now Slinging Deli Sandwiches: ‘An Extra Source Of Revenue To Get Us Through This’

Logan Square restaurateur Esam Hani converted an area of Red Star Liquor into a walk-up deli counter. It's his latest effort to keep his empire afloat.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

New Ordinance Makes It Harder To Turn Apartments Into Single-Family Homes Along 606 And In Pilsen

The anti-deconversion ordinance aims to interrupt the loss of cheap housing stock in the gentrifying neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Plan To Block Apartment Buildings From Being Turned Into Single-Family Homes Along 606 And In Pilsen Advances

The anti-deconversion push aims to interrupt the loss of cheap housing stock in the gentrifying neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Logan Square Aikido, Faced With Mounting Bills, Raising Money To Get Through Pandemic

Like countless businesses across the city, Logan Square Aikido is in danger of closing. Leaders are asking for donations so they can keep the dojo alive and rebuild its membership.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Modern Greek Restaurant From Husband-And-Wife Veteran Chefs Coming To Logan Square

The restaurant will focus on updated Greek dishes like Kalamata crispy pork, lamb souvla, chocolate halva mousse and the owner's take on classic shrimp saganaki.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Family Loses Loving Father, Proud Advocate Of Darwin School To COVID At Just 51: ‘We Were Never Able To Say Our Goodbyes’

Jose Miguel Vazquez died at the end of March. His family wonders if he would've survived had he caught the virus later on in the pandemic. "Even at the hospitals, they weren't sure what to do," his wife said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

At 101, Glamorous Norwood Park Grandma Was Young At Heart, The Life Of The Party — And Never Without Her Red Lipstick

Margie Rodriguez, 101 when she died from coronavirus, loved to make everyone laugh, was always up for an adventure and loved singing with her friends and family.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Chicago Teachers Will Work Remotely Monday, Defying CPS Orders. If District Locks Them Out, They’ll Strike.

Thousands of CPS teachers were supposed to report to the classroom Monday, but they'll work remotely instead. The decision comes as many have expressed concerns about spreading coronavirus.

Citywide

Families Of Carjacking Victims Ask City, State Leaders To Do Something To Stop Surge: ‘This Is … Chicago Crying For Help’

One woman, whose son was left paralyzed after being shot during a carjacking, said she's planning to leave her lifelong community if something doesn't change.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Two Logan Square Churches Will Merge, But Their Schools Will Remain Separate, Archdiocese Announces

The churches have similar demographics, which will "provide rich opportunity for a united effort in the work of evangelization," according to a church bulletin.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

CPS Teachers Work Outside Avondale Shops To Protest School Reopening: It’s ‘Not Just About Us’

Shop owners lent teachers tables and shared their wifi in a show of support. "To have [their] support ... it makes us feel like we're doing the right thing," one teacher said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

4 Taxi And Ride-Share Drivers Carjacked In 5 Days In Logan Square And Humboldt Park, Police Say

The city saw a 135 percent spike in carjackings last year and is seeing even more of an increase this year.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Artist Creates ‘Absurdist’ Outdoor Dining Experience On The Boulevard — And Neighbors Are Loving It

The artist, who also works in restaurants, made the installation to remind people of the workers who are putting their lives at risk by serving them food.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago’s Black Activists Aren’t Putting Their Faith In Biden: ‘We’re Going To Continue To Take Care Of Ourselves’

Under Trump, Chicago activists pushed for major reforms. Biden will be a big shift for the country, but local activists say they aren't investing hope in a system where "there's always a loophole."

Englewood, Chatham

Logan Square’s Cellar Door Provisions Reopening For Dinner Only After Long Hiatus

The restaurant is operating with a smaller team and a pared-down menu, but local and seasonal foods remain a priority.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Teachers Might Vote This Week To Strike, Sources Say

Union leaders plan to discuss whether teachers might refuse to work in schools but continue working online, which doesn't fit the definition of a traditional strike.

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CPS Parents Slam District’s Decision To Lock Teachers Out Of Virtual Classrooms As School Reopening Battle Rages On

“I’m angry that my daughter was cut off from her teacher so suddenly and given something so far below the quality of instruction she was getting,” one parent said.

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