While Chicago saw a slight decrease in homicides in 2014, communities such as Humboldt Park-where gang recruitment has turned deadly-and Rogers Park saw a jump in slayings even as some South Side areas marked double-digit declines in...Show More Summary
Tom Mangan tipped us off to this well loved day hike. The trail leads through the spectacular Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt (Alexander von Humboldt National Park), which UNESCO recognizes as “one of the most biologically diverse tropical islands sites … Continue reading ?
Cue the "outrage:" A video apparently showing a Chicago police car blasting the song “Sweet Home Alabama” during a recent protest against police violence has sparked a CPD investigation.Gabriel Michael, a Humboldt Park resident, said...Show More Summary
A video apparently showing a Chicago police car blasting the song "Sweet Home Alabama" during a recent protest against police violence has sparked a CPD investigation. Gabriel Michael, a Humboldt Park resident, said he was at the West...Show More Summary
Parson's wants you to have some hot chicken with your cold ice skates. Humboldt Park restaurant and bar Parson's Chicken & Fish announced Wednesday that an ice skating rink that has been in the works for weeks will open Dec. 12 to the public, according to a press release. Show More Summary
Four men shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side on Wednesday are casualties of an ongoing conflict along Chicago Avenue where control of drug sales sometimes leads to weekslong bouts of violence, according to policeShow More Summary
A 23-year-old man is dead after being one of three people shot this afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. [ more › ]
When I heard about a new modern Polish restaurant called Polak Eatery opening up in Humboldt Park I was skeptical. [ more › ]
Sometime in the last year, a restaurant of fairly historic importance closed its doors and—at least as far as the food media were concerned—nobody noticed. Borinquen, in Humboldt Park, was the alleged home of the jibarito, a notoriously...Show More Summary
The cost is triple last year's numbers but organizers have pledged to leave Humboldt Park in better condition than they found it. [ more › ]
This past weekend Riot Fest took over Chicago's Humboldt Park in celebration of their 10th year anniversary. The festival, which originated in Chicago, is known for their punk, rock, and more alternative lineups each year. This year, in celebration of their 10th year anniversary, 10 bands performed their classic albums in their entirety. Show More Summary
Riot Fest offers more details on its plans to restore and improve Humboldt Park in the wake of the crowds taking in music in the rain last weekend. [ more › ]
Cemitas Puebla, the quirky Humboldt Park taqueria known for its belly-busting sandwiches, is opening its second location this Saturday in... guess where? The West Loop.
The combination of Friday's rains and growing attendance means damage costs could top last year's $54,300. [ more › ]
Riot Fest became a mud fest this year. Just how much damage was done to Humboldt Park, home of the three-day music festival, still was being assessed Monday, according to the Chicago Park District. But one thing was certain: It wasShow More Summary
photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack & Milos Markicevic The Flaming Lips / Afghan Whigs / mohawks Riot Fest Chicago kicked off this past Friday (9/12) in Humboldt Park and continued the following day with Samhain (playing...
Reports from Sunday, day three at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):
photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack Jane's Addiction / GWAR fans / Title Fight Riot Fest Chicago is currently underway at Chicago's beautiful Humboldt Park. It kicked off on Friday (9/12) and that first day was plague...
Sun, songs and a great vibe washed over day two of Riot Fest in Humboldt Park. The Flaming Lips even blew a fuse! [ more › ]
Reports from Saturday, day two at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):