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Residents Want To Banish Billboards From Logan Square's Historic District

Posted 04.17.2013 | Chicago

Story by Victoria Johnson, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago: LOGAN SQUARE — Two massive billboard frames hanging on the south wall of the former Grace...

'We Have Been Respectful. Now, Let Us Be Clear'

Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.04.2013 | Chicago
Will Guzzardi

You have said you want to hear community input. Well, our community could not be clearer: we love Brentano and we want it kept open for our children.

Chicago Comic Rebecca O'Neal (VIDEO)

John V. Santore | Posted 01.15.2013 | Chicago
John V. Santore

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For the Love of Patti Smith: Celebrating World Book Night 2012 in Chicago

Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago
Joseph Erbentraut

Just Kids made me feel proud to consider myself a writer. To explain to my loved ones what I do, who I am and what I hope to one day achieve. And now I was lucky enough, I hoped, to share all those things with an unsuspecting commuter or 20.

Occupy Chicago Takes the Spring

Mark Cassello | Posted 06.11.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

Saturday, April 7, 2012 marked Occupy Chicago's official reemergence after a milder than expected winter with a citywide day of action, known as "Take the Spring."

City To Congress Theater: Clean Up Your Act!

WBEZ | Posted 05.23.2012 | Chicago

Though it can be admired for filling a void in the local music scene by booking underground sounds and hosting independent concerts that might not oth...

Joseph Erbentraut

Can They Kick It? 'The Apocalypse Calendar' Counts Down To The Mayans' End Days

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

"So what are you waiting for? Your money's going to be no good in a year anyway. Buy this calendar," proclaims the Kickstarter video promoting "The Ap...

Joseph Erbentraut

Bucket O' Blood Owner On Horror, Gore And Gentrification

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

For the vast majority of Chicagoans, summer serves as the city's saving grace, arriving on the heels of months of cooler temperatures and precipitatio...

Report: Boy, 14, Left In A Coma After Being Mistaken For Gang Rival Member

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

Two "persons of interest" are in police custody and are being questioned in the beating of a 14-year-old boy in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood th...

WATCH: High School Freshman Brutally Attacked After Studying In Logan Square

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

A 14-year-old boy was in a coma early Wednesday after being brutally attacked in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood while walking home from his girlf...

Kitchen Found 'Not Liable' For City Fines, But Remain Incensed

Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

When Logan Square Kitchen owner Zina Murray announced last week that she was heading to court to challenge three violations she described as "groundle...

Shared Kitchen 'Fed Up' After 19 City Health Inspections

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

The Logan Square Kitchen, a collective kitchen space based on Chicago's near Northwest Side is no stranger to red tape, but after nearly 20 inspection...

Downtown Apartment Rents Surpass Pre-Recession Peak

Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago's real estate market continues to turn away from condominiums and toward apartments, demand for (and, therefore, the price of) apartments i...

PHOTOS: Chicago Railroad Transforming Into Corridor Of Green

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 10.13.2011 | Chicago

The sun shone on Beth White and Ben Helphand on an August Sunday as they stood on a North Side viaduct, each with their feet planted in the middle of ...

No Charges For Cops Who Brought Youth To Rival Gang's Turf

WBEZ | Posted 09.24.2011 | Chicago

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office says two Chicago cops accused of unprofessional conduct will not face local charges. The office says it exam...

Chicago’s Best Beer Gardens: Logan Square Edition

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 07.30.2011 | Chicago

Logan Square has changed a lot in recent years. It seems that a new bar or restaurant pops up weekly, and the swelling young population in the area is...

Will Guzzardi

Giving Back: How You And The Chicago Community Can Help Struggling Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Exclusive Four-Day Pop-Up Restaurant: How To Make Your Reservation

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Restaurants come and go, some quicker than others. Glimpse in Logan Square could be the area's shortest-lived venture: it's slated to last all of four...

TONIGHT: Logan Square's Whistler Hosting Spelling Bee For Grown-Ups

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Nerds of Chicago, unite!" writes Chicago Magazine's nightlife reporter Amalie Drury about the Whistler's Wednesday night event. The Logan Square bar-...

An Urban Orchard On Its Way In Logan Square

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Setting up an urban garden in Chicago is hard enough. Aside from the difficulty of growing crops in a concrete environment that spends much of the yea...

Fighting For An Affordable Housing Law, Against City Hall

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Save for a single tree, the lot at 3230 W. Armitage is completely bare. It's plenty big, wide enough for two or maybe three brownstones, but there's n...

Victim Of Logan Square Acid Attack Testifies: 'I Want Justice'

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Esperanza Medina didn't want jurors to see her cry. She was more interested in showcasing the cruel handiwork that turned her life upside down. So on...

PHOTOS: A Walk Through Logan Square's Beautiful, Historic Homes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thanks to the Logan Square Preservation Society, some of the most beautiful historic homes on the Northwest Side are opening their doors this weekend....

Two Bodies Found In Logan Square Basement

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The decomposed bodies of a man and a woman were found Monday night in the basement of a boarded up multifamily house in Chicago's Logan Square neighbo...

Logan Square Gets Two New Record Stores

Chicago Reader | Jessica Hopper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I've lived in Logan Square for about 20 years now," says Marc Ruvolo, cofounder of long-running Chicago indie/punk label Johann's Face. "There's no r...