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Houzz kitchen tour: minty-green blast of nostalgia

When a couple in Chicago purchased this early 20th century home in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, they knew their kitchen needed a major overhaul. They decided to turn back the clock when moving forward with modern upgrades, enlisting the help of designer Larry Lambert to rework the kitchen’s layout and update the space with a nostalgic blast from the past...

There's A Petition To Rename Humboldt Park As Harambe Park

Absurd goof? Real moral concern dressed up as such? Whatever the case, our city's fair park is caught in between. [ more › ]

A Chicago Home Full of Textures & Textiles — House Tour

(Image credit: Kristan Lieb) Name: Laura Hebden Location: Humboldt Park — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,600 square feet Years lived in: Rented 2 years Laura Hebden is the brains behind Maven Collection. For years she's traveled around the world looking for artisan textiles to sell in her shop and, as you can see, put in her apartment. READ MORE »

Sandra Cisneros’s ‘Notes of a Native Daughter’

Published this week at Chicago is a look into Sandra Cisneros’s early life in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood in the 1960s and 70s, along with the reasons why she left the city, a snub by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and excerpts from her most recent prose poem “Notes of a Native Daughter.” In the poem, Cisneros […]

Man With Machete Who Attacked Woman In Humboldt Park May Target Others

Police vaguely noted that the woman who was attacked was "engaging in high risk activities" when she encountered the assailant and that he might be targeting others engaging in similar behavior. [ more › ]

Shooting - Humboldt Park

Cops are okay : A Chicago police officer shot and seriously wounded a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him Sunday evening near the Puerto Rican festival at Humboldt Park.The incident occurred around 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue near the border of Logan Square and Humboldt Park neighborhoods, according to police. Show More Summary

Photo: Flier Warns Humboldt Park Of Man-Bun-Having 'Urban Colonists'

Beware people who look like Bon Iver and thirst for artisanal coffee! [ more › ]

Meet Sneakerhead Culture's Favorite Repair Man

Tucked away behind a modest storefront in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, three 20-something men and an old cobbler sit on wooden stools, paintbrushes and small cleaning tools in hand. They’re working fixedly on several pairs of Nike Air Jordans. Show More Summary

West Side Man Found With $1Million In Heroin In Connecticut

A West Humboldt Park man was arrested Tuesday afternoon when Connecticut State Police allegedly recovered over 25 pounds of heroin from the suspect’s vehicle, according to a statement from the department. [ more › ]

Photos: Hundreds Blocked The 606 Trail To Protest Gentrification And Displacement

Hundreds of activists clogged up The 606 trail in Logan Square and Humboldt Park Tuesday to protest gentrification and the lack of affordable housing. [ more › ]

Car Crash Pushes Van Into Humboldt Park's Señor Pan Café

Early this morning, the van was sticking out of Señor Pan's storefront. [ more › ]

2nd man dies following West Side shooting

A second man died after a shooting late last week in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, authorities disclosed Tuesday. Police had previously disclosed that the shooting about 3:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Louis and Chicago avenues left a 22-year-old man dead and an 18-year-old man critically wounded....

Man shot in Humboldt Park

A 28-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday morning, police said. He was outside in the 1300 block of North Rockwell Street at 7 a.m. when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot in the calf. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good...

Maldonado is Angry

Grrrrrr. Grrrrrr. See the angry aldercreature. : Humboldt Park residents near the site of a daytime shooting that killed a man Wednesday are rattled, and Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) is outraged.The shooting, which injured one man and killed another, happened a block from The 606 trail on a residential side street. Show More Summary

2 wounded in South, West Side shootings

A man who was left in critical condition, was among two people who were shot Friday on the West and South sides. The first shooting happened about 12:35 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood, said Officer Nicole Trainor, a Chicago police spokeswoman....

The Story Behind Another, Deadlier 'Great Chicago Fire'

In 1958, a fire at a Humboldt Park Catholic school killed more people than the Great Chicago Fire—most of them kids. Here's our look at the blaze and its aftermath. [ more › ]

1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in Humboldt Park fire

A woman in her 40s was killed and a man in his 70s was critically injured in a fire at a Humboldt Park apartment early Wednesday, according to fire officials. Neighbors said they heard explosions and saw flames coming out the windows of a second-story apartment at 1000 N. Hamlin Ave. just before...

Citing 'negative image,' Waukegan bans some storefront security shutters

When the cellular store Stay Connected opened a little more than a year ago in West Humboldt Park, the owner installed a security shutter outside to deter would-be criminals. Manager Juan Garcia says the rolldown metal screen gives him peace of mind, especially since vandals have twice broken windows...

CFD request national resources to investigate West Side flea market blaze

The Chicago Fire Department requested assistance from the ATF National Response Team to help investigate an extra-alarm fire that tore through a flea market in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood Tuesday. The fire broke out soon after 9 a.m. inside a one-story building at 4540 W. Haddon Ave. that...

Ongoing 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Humboldt Park's Buyers Flea Market

Buyers Flea Market, Chicago's largest indoor-outdoor flea market, has been consumed in a fire that has caused the roof to cave in and, from the looks of it, destroy everything inside. [ more › ]

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