- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
As Complaints Of Late Trains And Missing Buses Mount, City Officials Call For Hearing On ‘Deteriorated’ CTA Service
On the Blue Line, the CTA is only running 50-55 percent of its scheduled trains. "People are no longer able to trust that this vital public service going to get them where they need to go on time," Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa said.
Avondale Mural Honoring 3 Firefighters Killed In 1985 Arson Will Be Restored
Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is teaming up with the city to restore the deteriorating Fireman's Memorial Park mural, which was painted in the mid-'80s after the devastating blaze.
Protected Bike Lanes, Curb Extensions And More Upgrades Coming To Avondale’s Belmont Avenue
A complete overhaul of Milwaukee Avenue — a project that has been in the works for 15 years and includes the much-anticipated redesign of the Logan Square traffic circle — also is inching forward, city officials said.
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."
All-Affordable Logan Square Apartment Complex Opens After Years Of Planning: ‘This Is Nothing Less Than A Day Of Resurrection’
Formerly known as Emmett Street Apartments, the development has been renamed after Chicago labor activist Lucy Gonzalez Parsons.
Logan Square Leaders Blast Ald. Villegas For ‘Misleading’ Campaign Mailers — But Villegas Says Outcry Is A ‘Political Stunt’
In his bid for Congress, Villegas is touting a Logan Square affordable housing project as an achievement. Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and others said Villegas is taking credit for something he "had nothing to do with."
Attention Avondale: Power Outage Planned For Large Portion Of Neighborhood Thursday As ComEd Makes Repairs
The outage, planned for 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., will impact households in the area bounded by Milwaukee Avenue, Diversey Avenue, Lawndale Avenue, Wolfram Street and Central Park Avenue.
The Effort To Save Logan Square’s Grace Church Continues As Leaders Drum Up Support For Community Center
Church leaders are seeking funding to convert part of the early 1900s church into a Park District community center in partnership with nearby Unity Park.
Developers Who Demolish Homes Near The 606, Pilsen Will Be Hit With Fees Through 2024 After Program Extended
The surcharge pulled in $120,000 from eight demolition permits over the past year, resulting in fewer demolitions, officials said. The program is an effort to slow gentrification in these areas.
Logan Square Leaders Want Federal Relief For Affordable Housing, Extended Fines For Demolitions Near The 606
"Too often, people of color have been shut out of home ownership, and this is a time for us to turn that around ..." State Rep. Will Guzzardi said.
Facing Rise In Crime, Victims And Leaders In Logan Square, Humboldt Park Say Systemic Fixes Needed — Not More Police
Neighborhoods across the city have recorded big increases in homicides and carjackings since the start of the pandemic. Logan Square, Humboldt Park and Avondale, the city’s gentrification hot spots, have not been spared.
Bike Lanes, Alley Fixes Or Repaired Sidewalks? You Can Vote On How To Spend $1M In The 35th Ward Through Monday
Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is among several alderpeople who give residents a say in how aldermanic menu money is spent. This year's potential projects include shared bike lanes, road repairs and more.
Avondale Residents Push To Rename Plaza In Honor Of Neighborhood’s Vanishing Polish Identity
Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) is backing an ordinance to rename Woodard Plaza as Solidarity Triangle, a nod to the 1980s Polish solidarity movement.
Aldermen Poised For Long-Awaited Chance To Grill Police Over Controversial ShotSpotter Technology
Two reports have panned the gunshot detecting system as ineffective, kicking up a backlash among activists and some aldermen.
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.
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.
Huge Metric Coffee Shop And Roastery Could Be Coming To Avondale As Company Looks To Expand
The coffee company wants to take over the 12,000-square-foot Olde Chicago Antiques building at 3110-12 N. Kedzie Ave.
‘Garbage Juice’ From Leaky City Trucks Is Stinking Up Chicago Alleys: ‘It’s Got A Stench You Wouldn’t Believe’
Neighbors are frustrated — and grossed out — over the "slimy, greenish, oily goo" city garbage trucks are leaving behind in their alleys. Old trucks are to blame, the city said.
La Placita, A Plaza Celebrating Latin American Heritage, Coming To Heart Of Logan Square
The city is installing the plaza in the area around the Logan Square Blue Line station as part of the Logan Square traffic circle rework project.
Aldermen Urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Administration To Act Fast On Homelessness: ‘We’re In The Middle Of A Crisis’
More than $200 million in federal aid is earmarked for the city’s homeless shelters, direct financial assistance to struggling Chicagoans and programs that aid victims of gender-based and domestic violence.