Tag Archive for Logan Square

Take It To The Street

Open Streets comes to Logan Square

    This Sunday, Open Streets Chicago returns to Milwaukee Avenue, extending into Logan Square for the first time!  From 10am until 3pm, Milwaukee Avenue will be closed to cars and open to pedestrians, skateboarders, cyclists, yoga classes, fun and…

The Bloomingdale Trail is on the Way!

Bloomingdale Groundbreaking

It’s taken on an almost-mythical nature. For so many years, residents of Logan Square, Bucktown, Wicker Park and Humboldt Park have told their friends “They’re gonna build a trail up on those old tracks.”  Real estate deals on nearby homes…

Boulevard Bash is Back!

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    The Music Fest formerly known as The Boulevard Bash returns to Logan Square this weekend, along with warm sunny weather. Delicious food, live music on two stages, tasty craft beers and more can be enjoyed for a five dollar donation.…

Governor Quinn Comes to Logan Square

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    First Ward First held a community meeting this past weekend featuring Governor Pat Quinn, who visited with the crowd for almost an hour, taking questions and sharing thoughts on state and local issues.  Logan Square TV has video…

Fabric of a New Diversey

Fabric of a New Chicago

This summer, Art students from Northeastern Illinois University painted a mural on a wall beneath the Metra tracks that cross Diversey Avenue at the Kennedy Expressway.    

Plastic or No Plastic?

Ald Joe Moreno visits with CPS students

    Chicago City Council Committee on Health and Environmental Protection held a hearing this month to receive public input on Alderman Joe Moreno’s proposed ordinance to control the use of plastic bags in Chicago.