This should be a VISA commercial: An infant was wounded when the car it was in fled police officers who saw someone inside firing a gun in Humboldt Park late Friday, police said.The boy is in stable condition. He was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital, police said. Show More Summary
A cyclist who lives in Humboldt Park was attacked by two men early last Saturday, March 22, one of whom wielded a machete, the other a video camera so the assault could be recorded. The assailant recording the assault was reportedly laughing. [ more › ]
Immigration activist Elvira Arellano is back in Chicago at the Humboldt Park church that made her a cause celebre, seeking asylum in the U.S. [ more › ]
Last month, we took a look at the affordable options in Humboldt Park, so it feels natural to move directly east to see what's available in West Town. That's a lot to cover, and know that this list could have been twice as long, but instead of simply adding in every good dish in the area, I decided to strip the list down to 12 genuinely great options.
This large neighborhood is probably best known for its Puerto Rican community and as the birthplace of the jibarito. But there is much more to explore in Humboldt Park.
According to Redfin's 2014 report, "Humboldt Park has a wide variety of historic homes as well as new construction homes with green features, all creating an eclectic mix of housing options for those looking to buy." [ more › ]
Jamie Lynn Ferguson has the day off, but she's still doing hard labor. The 29-year-old from Humboldt Park has begun live tweeting her crusade to clear out the unshoveled spots on her street, an attempt she hopes proves it's better to...Show More Summary
A Humboldt Park man died Sunday night while shoveling snow. [ more › ]
A 69-year-old woman was sexually assaulted, then robbed, as she was leaving the Orange Line train at Midway Airport to return home from work. Police reportedly questioned, but did not charge, a 30-year-old Humboldt Park as a person of interest. [ more › ]
People wouldn't believe it if you told them about this, but it's in the paper, so maybe they would this time: A man who prosecutors say evaded police in August by placing two toddlers in the middle of a busy West Humboldt Park street was ordered held on $100,000 bail Saturday. Show More Summary
Chris Gawronski, the executive chef at Henri, says he moved to Humboldt Park on a whim, after visiting colleague Clint Rogers. "I went on Craigslist, found a spot, and I moved a week later," Gawronski explains. "I like how quiet the neighborhood. It was a total relaxation from Wrigleyville."
The rain that turned Riot Fest's Sunday festivities into a glorious muddy mess has resulted in the festival's promoters shelling out $54,300 in repairs to Humboldt Park. [ more › ]
PHOTOS: DAN JARVIS | Chicago’s Riot Fest has come and gone, and I am in still recovering from the three days of musical nirvana I experienced in Humboldt Park. The weekend, full of rain and expensive beer, luckily also included an uncanny...Show More Summary
You can now listen to last weekend's Riot Fest set from The Replacements, taped at Humboldt Park. [ more › ]
Let's recap a blissful Saturday in Humboldt Park. [ more › ]
At least six people were taken to area hospitals late Saturday night with a variety of injuries from Riot Fest in Humboldt Park.
Riot Fest 2013 kicked off Friday with a loud, spirited and (fake) bloody start. Bodies streamed into Humboldt Park late Friday afternoon for the first installment of the three-day festival that’s become a late-season staple following dominant summer fests like Lollapalooza and Pitchfork. (See photos below) New to this year’s fest is a fifth stage [...]
We're picking up the Riot Fest countdown this evening with a favorite from Rocket from the Crypt. They'll be at Humboldt Park Sunday. [ more › ]
We know everyone is going to see the bands near the top of the bill at this weekend's Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, so here's the bands you should see you might not be as familiar with. [ more › ]
Chicago’s go-to punk, rock, and alternative music festival, Riot Fest, is fast approaching. The festival will forcibly occupy Humboldt Park from September 13 to 15. Since 2005, Riot Fest has balanced out Chicago’s festival season with music and reunions not brought to you by Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, or North Coast. Show More Summary