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Amazon Taking Over Old West Humboldt Park Site, But Some Residents Say Their Concerns Are Being Ignored

"They want to promote pretty grass and trees on the corner of Division and Kostner as community benefits?" one neighbor asked.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

On The West Side, New Youth Hub Will Offer Space To Learn, Create And Grow: ‘Without Opportunity, A Community Can Lose Hope’

BUILD Chicago's new facility will have tech space, a commercial kitchen and café, an athletic facility with a basketball gym and a walking track for neighborhood seniors.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Humboldt Park Boom Continues As Amazon Moves To Open Large Distribution Facility In West Side Neighborhood

Amazon's facility is one of three large projects planned for the long-neglected West Side neighborhood.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Plan To Stop ‘Rogue’ Tow Trucks From Preying On Car Crash Victims, Holding Vehicles ‘Hostage,’ Stalls In City Council Committee

Despite incidents of gunfire between rival tow truck drivers and towers listening to scanners to beat police to the scene of a crash, a council committee said it needs more time to consider the crackdown.

Citywide

Supermarket Chain Save A Lot Criticized For Closing Grocery Store In West Side Food Desert: ‘It’s Going To Be Rough’

Save A Lot representatives did not offer an explanation for why it is closing its Austin location, frustrating elected officials who said the company could have asked for help.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Car Wash Opens With Hopes Of Boosting Main Commercial Strip

Buddy Bear Car Wash opened in the North Avenue commercial corridor.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Edgewater Launches Donation Drive To Help South, West Side Neighbors Clean Up Following Unrest

A donation drive on Wednesday will collect food and cleaning supplies for neighbors on the South and West sides.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park