Shadowproof joined Oscar López Rivera for a tour of Humboldt Park, where he shared memories of organizing, his experiences in prison, and the Puerto Rican Day Parade. The post Oscar López Rivera’s Tour Through Puerto Rican Community In Chicago Following His Release From Prison appeared first on Shadowproof.
A woman was found beaten to death in East Garfield Park early Wednesday. According to reports she was half-naked and so badly beaten her face was difficult to identify. [ more › ]
It was a brilliant idea to not only allow beer and wine at the PR fest, but also distilled spirits this year. What could possibly go wrong? Thousands of revelers descended on Humboldt Park for this weekend's Puerto Rican Festival and Parade — but the weekend also saw an uptick in shootings, including one that left a 33-year-old man dead. Show More Summary
It took two hours for firefighters to extinguish the three-alarm blaze. [ more › ]
Police issued an alert Thursday afternoon after a man shot a taxi cab driver in Humboldt Park Wednesday in the early morning. [ more › ]
Something old, something new, something borrowed—seemingly, the only thing absent from Spinning J (1000 N. California Ave. 872-829-2793) in Humboldt Park is the “something blue.” It’s this combination that makes the modern soda fountain's environment so welcoming, but the conception and establishment...
Looking for an old timer who worked the Humboldt Park riots: SCCA humble request for information that would be most helpful:Know any old timers who remember the FALN bombings here in Chicago in 1976? I can’t wait to put a microphoneShow More Summary
After more than three decades in prison, the Puerto Rican nationalist will be honored in Humboldt Park on Thursday. Some, but hardly all, are overjoyed. [ more › ]
Sad news for Humboldt Park. Sad news for Chicago. Sad news for food. [ more › ]
Cafe Marie-Jeanne, run by husband-wife partners Michael Simmons (chef) and Val Szafranski (front of house), is, Simmons says, "the very definition of a mom-and-pop; except neither one of us is a mom or pop." But "mom-and-pop," or some young and modern iteration thereof, fits the restaurant reasonably...
It just never gets old. [ more › ]
Parts of Logan Square, Humboldt Park and Bridgeport fall in this district, which is often cited as an example of partisan gerrymandering. But is it really? [ more › ]
When you tear a paper ticket at Roeser's Bakery in Humboldt Park, you might be there for a box of sweet rolls, or a torte dripping in sticky strawberries, or, if you're like more than half the customers, a custom-made cake. But you're also there for something else: the smiling faces that have kept...
Seven children were among those displaced by the "extensive" West Side blaze. [ more › ]
The Humboldt Park soda fountain's customizable cocktails are delightfully balanced
Jezniah Smith was the first cycling fatality of 2017. [ more › ]
Police are still looking for three other gunmen in the attack. [ more › ]
Chicago's Puerto Rican community celebrated the news Tuesday evening in Humboldt Park and elsewhere. [ more › ]
The driver has not been cited as of Thursday morning. [ more › ]
"One Day at a Time" star Justina Machado sure knows how to throw a party. Machado, a Northwest Side native who attended Lane Tech College Prep, recapped her 1987 quinceañera to New York magazine in a story posted online last week. "One Day at a Time," a Netflix series that premiered Friday, features...