- 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
Winnemac Park Fireworks Is A Lincoln Square Tradition — But Some Neighbors, Alderman Say It Needs To Stop
One neighbor says the people setting off the illegal fireworks are “amateurs" with little regard for their own safety or that of spectators.
Hyde Park Neighbors Struggle To Find Solution As Noise, Fireworks Persist Along Lakefront
East Hyde Parkers have been divided on how to quiet the noise. Some want to close the park earlier and increase police presence, while others want to keep the park open and find alternatives to policing.
West Town Lemonade Stand Will Benefit Belmont Cragin Families Whose Homes Burned Due To Fireworks
Lily Dahms, 12, said she hopes to raise at least $150 for the families with her Thursday lemonade stand. "We just thought it would be good to raise money for them."
Fireworks Injuries Are Up This Summer As More Chicagoans Stage ‘Backyard’ Displays, Burn Doctor Says
Some of the most serious injuries were caused by mortars that weren't watched carefully, exploding in someone's face or chest, a Cook County doctor said.
3 Chicago Families Lost Their Homes To Fires This Weekend — And Illegal Fireworks Are Likely To Blame
Fireworks were annoying to many Chicagoans and their pets, but they were more than an annoyance to these Chicago families. "The least they could do is shoot them off in a parking lot or somewhere where no houses are around."
With Chicago’s Official Fireworks Canceled, Neighbors Staged Rogue Displays — And Complaints Quadrupled
VIDEO & PHOTOS: There were 18,854 calls between Jan. 1 and July 5, compared to just 4,338 calls during the same period last year.
Fireworks Sales Skyrocket As Chicagoans Complain Of Loud, Noisy Nights: ‘People Are Just Bored’
From Jan. 1 to June 21, there were 7,042 calls complaining about fireworks to 911. There were just 842 calls during the same period last year. That's a 736 percent increase.
Here’s Where To Find Fireworks In Chicago This Fourth Of July — Your Official (And Unofficial) Guide
Here are the best places, official and, er, otherwise, for watching Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago.