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
The Replacements. That's really all it should take to make you throw on an extra piece of black clothing and beeline for Riot Fest this weekend in Humboldt Park. Add to the lineup Fall Out Boy, Brand New, Pixies and every other band that your awkward self loved between 7th and 10th grade, and it's pretty much a no-brainer. Show More Summary
Three men forced their way into the home of a Humboldt Park man early this morning and attacked him in an attempted robbery. [ more › ]
A thief in Logan Square didn't just steal a bike over the weekend, he or she took a whole library. The "Bibliotreka," a custom tricycle custom built to carry a collection of literary works from Humboldt Park's Read/Write Library, was stolen sometime in the late hours of Saturday night and Sunday morning. Show More Summary
Better than average weekend: Four men were killed and at least 25 other people have been injured in gun violence across the city since Friday night.The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, when two men were shot about 10:10 p.m. Show More Summary