Lin Manuel-Miranda speaks about his childhood in Puerto Rico, his recent visit to Humboldt Park and answers an audience question in these moments from "Lin-Manuel Miranda in Conversation with Chris Jones" at the Civic Opera House Sept. 23.
A convoluted story to say the least: It's uncommon for police officers to witness a killing, but Friday night, Chicago police say, gang unit officers watched a fatal shooting unfold on the streets of Humboldt Park.Before it was over, officers intervened and fired shots. Show More Summary
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...
Absurd goof? Real moral concern dressed up as such? Whatever the case, our city's fair park is caught in between. [ more › ]
(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 »
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 […]
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 › ]
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
Beware people who look like Bon Iver and thirst for artisanal coffee! [ more › ]
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
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 › ]
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 › ]
Early this morning, the van was sticking out of Señor Pan's storefront. [ more › ]
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
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 › ]
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 › ]
The Humboldt Park store was called, fittingly, Buy-Low Liquor. [ more › ]
The numbers keep on climbing : One man was killed and five others were injured in shootings Thursday on the West Side, according to Chicago PoliceThe fatal shooting happened at 5:20 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. On a night when the temps dipped near single digits, people still managed to get shot and killed.
Pin it Name: Sarah & Lindsay Location: Humboldt Park — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 5 months; Rented Sarah and Lindsay haven't even lived together for half a year, but their styles have already merged seamlessly. Show More Summary
Pin it Name: Brandon & Kate Location: Humboldt Park — Chicago, Illinois Our home is the top floor of a quaint little two-flat from 1891 in Humboldt Park Chicago. We fell in love with all the beautiful natural light that floods the apartment during the daytime and the simple white walls that were just begging for some artwork. READ MORE »