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Fatal shooting in Humboldt Park

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

Extra Extra: 4 Shot In Wednesday Afternoon Humboldt Park Shooting

A 23-year-old man is dead after being one of three people shot this afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. [ more › ]

First Look: Polak Eatery

  When I heard about a new modern Polish restaurant called Polak Eatery opening up in Humboldt Park I was skeptical. [ more › ]

The jibarito goes to the south side at Maracas

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

Riot Fest Shells Out $182,000 To Clean Humboldt Park

The cost is triple last year's numbers but organizers have pledged to leave Humboldt Park in better condition than they found it. [ more › ]

Riot Fest Music Festival 2014: Up Close (Photos)

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 Releases Statement On Plans To Repair Grounds Damage Exacerbated By Rain

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 opens West Loop location Saturday

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.

Cleaning Up Humboldt Park Post-Riot Fest Begins

The combination of Friday's rains and growing attendance means damage costs could top last year's $54,300. [ more › ]

Riot Fest muck-up cleanup

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

Riot Fest Chicago day 2 in pics (The National, Flaming Lips, Afghan Whigs, Television, Buzzcocks, Samiam, more)

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...

55,000 people expected at final day of Riot Fest

2 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Reports from Sunday, day three at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):

Riot Fest Chicago day 1 in pics (Jane's Addiction, Mastodon, Pussy Riot panel, Gwar, Title Fight, All, NOFX, Clutch, more)

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...

Riot Fest 2014, Day Two: The Weather Cooperates, Amazing Times Ensue

               Sun, songs and a great vibe washed over day two of Riot Fest in Humboldt Park. The Flaming Lips even blew a fuse! [ more › ]

Riot Fest: Sun shines on day two

2 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Reports from Saturday, day two at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):

Soggy start to Riot Fest in Humboldt Park

3 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Reports from Friday, day one at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):

Riot Fest only seems like it has every band in America

3 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

In its 10th year, Riot Fest is bigger than ever. Originally a punk and metal festival spread out across several clubs, the festival moved into Humboldt Park in 2012 with an expanded lineup headlined by Iggy Pop and the reunited Stooges — plus, there were carnival rides, including a...

Humboldt Park and Riot Fest find common ground

At first, nobody wanted Riot Fest to be in Humboldt Park-not even Riot Fest. "I was against, initially, taking Riot Fest outside," said Michael "Riot Mike" Petryshyn, the festival's founder and managing partner. And when representatives...Show More Summary

Coming Attractions: Restaurant Vets Planning The Haywood Tavern Amidst Changing Humboldt Park

One of the prongs in the expanding Humboldt Park dining and drinking scene is starting to come into focus. An upcoming restaurant and bar from the people behind High Dive and The Rocking Horse now has a name, a...

Riot Fest expands, adds haunted house, more

In what has to be a response to increased interest, Riot Fest announced Thursday that the music festival and carnival will relocate to the northern side of Humboldt Park starting this year, increasing the size of the event. The festShow More Summary

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