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Tag Results for "Humboldt Park"

CRIME:  Four Shot in Humboldt Park Tonight

Three men and a woman were shot at 3200 West Division Street in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The shooting which occurred at 9:05 p.m. acco continue reading »

CULTURE: (Logan Square) New Museum Opens

There is a new museum opening up in the Logan Square neighborhood and it’s not typical in any way. The Busy Beaver Button Museum at 3279 W. Armitage Avenue is dedicated to pinback buttons with a message and showcases continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Oldest Mural in Humboldt Park Gets Face lift

The mural La Crucifixion de Don Pedro Albizue Campos located at 2425 West North Avenue in Humboldt Park, just got a much needed face lift. The mural was painted in 1971 to honor Puerto Rican efforts for independence it ha continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  After School Program Teaching Social Enterprise

Co-op Image, an after school program, is teaching local kids about social enterprise with an eco-green business selling hot sauce. Co-op, that operates in several different Chicago Public Schools, is continue reading »

EVENT:  (Logan Square) Fall Bicycle Tours

Every month, Big Shoulders Realty and Active Transportation Alliance host four- to six-hour, narrated bicycle tours of different Chicago Community Area. Tours focus on the architecture and continue reading »

HISTORY:  Happy Birthday von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt, a German naturalists and explorer, turned 241 on Sunday. Humboldt Park named after the explorer, is not only the name of the actual park, but also refers to the northwest community area of Chicago. continue reading »

ComEd Asking Residents to Test Solar Energy

ComEd is using some people who live along the Eisenhower Expressway and in Humboldt Park neighborhood to test some energy-saving ideas. The company calls it the innovation corridor that will use so-called smart devices and infrastructure. continue reading »

Man shot standing on corner at 1100 block North Pulaski

A 36 year old man was shot as he stood on the corner of the 1100 block of North Pulaski at 4:30 pm Saturday. Two people approached the man, one took out a gun and shot the man twice, according to police. No one is in custody at this time. continue reading »

West Humboldt Park Death Results in Lawsuit Against City

A friend of the family of a 55-year-old man who was killed in his West Humboldt Park sweet shop last year is suing the city for taking too long to respond to the 911 call that could have saved his life, according to a lawsuit filed today. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Pair Charged with Child Abuse

A woman and a man from Humboldt Park were charged Thursday after the woman’s 3-year-old girl suffered belt whipmarks and a broken arm when she was being disciplined more than a week ago, police said. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Bird Habitats Make for Great Bird Watching

Eric Gyllenhaal listened carefully.

“I think I hear a catbird,” he said. He mimicked the song, which at one point included a “meow.”

Me, I just heard a siren, and… continue reading »