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Scott Waguespack

Scott Waguespack
Scott Waguespack

Logan Square’s ‘Corner Farm’ Community Garden Could Be Razed For Condos — But Neighbors Are Scrambling To Save It

The Corner Farm, which has become a vibrant community hub over the past decade, could soon be uprooted for the kind of development people have come to associate with gentrification in Logan Square.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Should Booze Ban At Kedzie And Armitage Be Lifted? Aldermen Ask Neighbors To Weigh In As New Liquor Store Eyes Area

The owner of the Subway in the strip mall is looking to open the liquor store at 3129 W. Armitage Ave., next to Z Smoke Shop.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Police Searching For Arsonist In Wicker Park And Bucktown

Police received reports of five intentionally-set fires between 9:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 23 in Wicker Park and Bucktown.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Activists Push City To Close General Iron During Pandemic: City ‘Signaling It Will Not Stand In General Iron’s Way’

After a local alderman said General Iron's reopening is "highly probable," activists from Clean the North Branch renewed their calls for the city to shut down the Lincoln Park scrapyard.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Night Ministry Moving Medical Team To Bucktown, But ‘The Crib’ Will Remain In Lakeview During Pandemic

Demand for the Crib and the Night Ministry's medical services have increased during the coronavirus crisis.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Could Lose 1,500 Restaurants Permanently If Help Does Not Come To Struggling Independent Eateries

As of Tuesday, about half of Chicago’s 7,500 restaurants were completely closed while about 50 percent were still operating, paying their staff to cook and deliver food to customers.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Plan For Riverfront Driving Range In Former Vienna Beef Lot Clears Another City Hurdle

In addition to a 102-bay climate-controlled driving range, restaurant and bar, the project will develop a public riverwalk.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan For Riverfront Driving Range In Former Vienna Beef Lot Approved By Key City Committee

In addition to a 102-bay climate-controlled driving range, restaurant and bar, the project will develop a public riverwalk.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan To Turn North Branch Bend Into A Driving Range, Riverwalk Questioned By Neighbors

Neighbors are worried about noise, light and birds getting caught in the huge driving range net.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan To Turn Old Vienna Beef Factory Into Driving Range And Restaurant Considered By Bucktown Neighbors

Currently, Drive Shack has locations in Florida, Virginia and North Carolina.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Crib Expected To Open New Bucktown Shelter For LGBTQ Youth In March 2020

Construction has begun on the shelter for youth experiencing homelessness, which divided neighbors earlier this year.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Seeking Relief From Your Property Tax Bill? Meet With Ald. Hopkins, Assessor Kaegi Monday

The deadline to appeal your property tax bill is July 26.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘Ultimate Outsider’ Scott Waguespack Has Big Plans To Reform Ed Burke’s Finance Committee Fiefdom

"This was a broad scope, far-scale system that had been in place for far too long. We're going to change that."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Neighbors Want Meeting With Shake-It’s Backers To Hear Plans For The Boozy Burger Spot In West Town

"If you want to be in the neighborhood, then play ball,'' said an East Village Association leader.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Three Aldermen — La Spata, Hopkins, Waguespack — Join Forces To Meet With And Update Residents

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Do You Live In The 1st, 2nd Or 32nd Wards? You’re Invited To A Free Breakfast With Your Alderman

Breakfast is free for those who register in advance.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Neighbors Invited To Tour The Night Ministry’s New Bucktown Spot For The Crib Before Construction Begins

Open houses will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. May 30.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Crib’s Move To Bucktown Approved By Zoning Board After Several Heated Neighborhood Meetings

Despite opposition from residents and parents whose children attend a neighboring school, The Crib will open at 1735 N. Ashland Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lincoln Yards Protesters Feeling Weary, But They Have Not Given Up The Fight

"We are taking what would normally be a five-minute rubber-stamp session and we are turning it into a five-hour ordeal of shame," Hideout owner Tim Tuten said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Bucktown Residents Divided On Future Teen Homeless Shelter, But The Crib Vows To Be A Good Neighbor

One resident was applauded when he asked: "You’ve searched for two years, and you couldn’t find a space that isn't a stone’s throw from an elementary school?"

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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