- 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
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West Ridge’s Shuttered YMCA Being Used To House Migrants Bused In From Texas
The High Ridge YMCA can house 120 of the more than 750 asylum seekers bused to Chicago by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The YMCA chapter closed in 2021.
Starbucks Opens At Former West Ridge Bakers Square Site With 3 More Businesses To Come At New Strip Mall
The strip mall replacing the Bakers Square will include a Starbucks, Buffalo Wild Wings, Athletico and a gym.
After West Ridge Library Sale Slammed For Lack Of Transparency, New Bidder More Than Doubles Original Sale Price
After neighbors raised concerns and Block Club Chicago asked the city questions about the sale of the old Northtown branch, the deal was scrubbed and a public bidding process was put in place.
Microgrants Available For 50th Ward Schools And Immigrant Services Groups
The money is part of a city initiative giving all Chicago ward offices $100,000 to support groups working in the communities.
Proposed Sale Of West Ridge Library Stalls After Neighbors Protest Lack Of Transparency, Alderman’s Ties To Plan
The West Ridge Community Organization said plans to sell the former library building were never brought to the community. One of the building's future tenants also has close ties to the alderperson.
Former West Ridge Library Could Be Sold To Jewish Developmental Disability Services Group
Yachad Chicago's proposal to buy the former library on California Avenue will go in front of the city's Plan Commission this month.
2 Charged After Raid On West Ridge Social Club That Authorities Suspect Housed Prostitution, Gambling, Drugs
The building's demolition was ordered after inspectors determined it to be "severely structurally compromised." The building was nearly gone by Thursday morning.
West Ridge Social Club Was Raided By Feds For Suspected Drug Dealing, Gambling, Officials Say
The search came after months of law enforcement "investigating community concerns and criminal activity" at the establishment, Ald. Debra Silverstein said.
More Swastikas Found In West Ridge As Police Investigate Anti-Semitic Vandalism: ‘This Is Going To Stop Now’
A person is in custody in the anti-Semitic vandalism that has hit West Ridge since the weekend.
Pedestrian Bridge Planned For Pratt Boulevard Over North Shore Channel In West Ridge
The bridge would connect a Pratt Boulevard bike route from the lakefront to a popular trail in Lincolnwood.
West Ridge Bakers Square To Be Replaced By Starbucks, Buffalo Wild Wings In New Strip Mall
An Athletico physical therapy center also will open in the strip mall, which has one remaining space to be filled.
Howard Street Rebuild Enters New Phase With Bike Lanes, Streetscape, New Lights And More On The Way
Work will include rebuilding Howard Street's sidewalks and streetscape, adding new lighting, safer crosswalks and improved bike lanes and bus stops.
West Ridge Getting Another Coronavirus Vaccination Site, Alderman Says
Appointments are available as early as Wednesday, and 150 appointments will be set aside for 50th Ward residents.
After Its Closure, West Ridge Neighbors Hope To Keep Former YMCA Building As Community Center
The High Ridge YMCA closed after 70 years in January. Neighbors don't want the building replaced with a for-profit business.
After Sudden Retirement, 6 Candidates Seek Appointment To Become Far North Side’s State Senator
The candidates are seeking to be appointed to the State Senate seat being vacated by recently reelected Sen. Heather Steans.
‘Save The High Ridge YMCA’: Neighbors, Aldermen Rally To Rescue Soon-To-Be-Closed Location
More than 200 community members went to a meeting to discuss the High Ridge Y's fate, but YMCA officials did not attend the event.
Shots Fired During Andersonville Vigil For Man Killed Over Weekend, Authorities Say
No one was wounded in the shooting, which took place near a memorial for Daniel Zetina, a former Peirce student killed Saturday in West Ridge.
Arrest Made In Violent West Ridge Armed Robbery Spree, Alderman Says
A person of interest is being questioned in the string of nine armed robberies and two shootings, a police spokesperson said.
More Police Assigned To West Ridge After 9 Armed Robberies, 2 Shootings
The robberies and shootings have been tied to two armed crews, police said.
Police Stepping Up Patrols In West Ridge After At Least 5 Armed Robberies — With 2 Involving Shootings
At least five people have been robbed at gunpoint in West Ridge since Friday, with two being shot during a robbery.