- 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
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- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Nightmare On Montrose: Grub Infestation Leaves Welles Park Stinking Of Rot And One-Third Destroyed
After heavy rains, thousands of beetle grubs emerged from under Welles Park in Lincoln Square and destroyed a wide swath of the fields.9:23 AM CDT
Northeastern Illinois Still Looking For Developers To Scoop Up Empty North Park Buildings
The university extended its request for proposals until Nov. 1 and plans to announce a vendor for the vacant properties in early 2022.7:54 AM CDT
Helfeld’s Deli Bringing New York Bagels To Wicker Park, But Owners Need Help Covering Unexpected Expenses First
After several delays, deli owners hope to open in December. "We know exactly what needs to be done so we can cross the finish line,” co-owner Mark Grutz said.
Urban Brew Labs Taproom Now Open In Former Koval Space, Featuring Exclusive Beers, Mario Kart Contests And More
The taproom opened this summer. It will host a Halloween party with music and a costume contest Oct. 30.
Encuentro Square, Huge Affordable Housing Project Along 606’s Bloomingdale Trail, Coming In 2022
The first phase will bring nearly 100 affordable apartments to the old Magid Glove factory site. About 100 more affordable apartments and a public park are planned in later phases.
Logan Square Farmers Market Moving To Warehouse On Pulaski For Indoor Season
Vendors will take over the warehouse beginning Nov. 21. From there, the indoor season will run for 19 consecutive Sundays.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Boots Residents From Public Meeting For Asking About Investigations Into Conduct
Seven out of 23 attendees were removed from a virtual meeting about a new Panda Express for trying to ask the alderman questions about the FBI's investigation into him.
2 Apartment Buildings Proposed For Happy Wash Retail Strip On Uptown’s Wilson Avenue
Developers Ayman Khalil and Kareem Musawwir are asking to build to the property line, without a rear or front property-line setback, drawing criticism from neighbors.
Fannie’s Cafe In Portage Park Closing For Good This Weekend
Fannie's is open 8-3 p.m. now through Sunday, when it will close at 2 p.m. for the last time.
Hear Real Chicago Ghost Stories On Bloomingdale Trail’s Self-Guided Ghost Train Tour
The 606 will feature 15 “ghost train stops” where visitors can scan a QR code to listen to an audio narration of a real Chicago ghost story.
The Joy Room At Six Corners Hosting Monthly Full Moon Pop-Up Markets
This weekend's full market will be 6-10 p.m. Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday with at least seven vendors each day.
Proposed Grocery Store Could Boost Howard Street In Rogers Park, But Some Bristle At Liquor Sales
A 4,000-square-foot grocery store could come to a vacant Howard Street building, but the owner wants to overturn a liquor sales moratorium for the area.
Park Will Replace Vacant Lot Along 606’s Bloomingdale Trail As City Presses Ahead With Cleanup Of Contaminated Site
The city is doing environmental remediation work on the lot at 1807-15 N. Kimball Ave., which has high levels of the chemical trichloroethene.
Sterling Bay Breaks Ground On Lincoln Yards’ First Building, A Massive Life Sciences Center
Construction on the ALLY building marks the start of transforming the area into the controversial Lincoln Yards mega-development in Bucktown and Lincoln Park.
Pumpkin Fest Coming To Logan Square’s Unity Park This Weekend
The family-friendly event, set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, will include pumpkin decorating, a costume parade and more.
Bloodshot Records Founder Says He’s Leaving Indie Label After 25 Years
Since 2019, the indie record label has faced unresolved legal issues between Rob Miller and his former business partner, Nan Warshaw.
Coalfire Pizza In West Town Closes Temporarily Because Of Staffing Shortages
On Sunday, Coalfire Pizza closed its doors for the first time in its 15-year history because it didn’t have enough cooks. The restaurant is expected to reopen Tuesday.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Blasted For ‘Obscene’ Texts, Stripped Of Committee Positions By Cook County Democratic Party
Gardiner, who has been accused of withholding ward services from his critics and using foul language to describe women, also faces an FBI investigation.
Rogers Park’s Charmers Cafe Spins Pandemic Pivot Into New Gift Shop, Opens Horseplay By Charmers
Charmers Cafe put its dining room to use during the pandemic by selling local items. It was so successful the owners have opened a standalone gift shop.
Southport Neighbors Association’s First Yard Sale Is This Weekend. Here’s Where To Shop
The sale will happen 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, featuring dozens of homes within the Southport Neighbors Association's boundaries.