City Council Panel OKs Food Cart OrdinanceAld. Roberto Maldonado (26th), the measure's chief sponsor, said he’s a regular customer of food carts in his neighborhood, even though they’ve been banned by the city for decades.
Humboldt Park Residents Gloat After Riot Fest Pulls Up Stakes For Douglas ParkThe decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.
Riot Fest Moving To Douglas ParkFacing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.
Humboldt Park Residents Ask Park District To Deny Riot Fest A PermitA group of Humboldt Park residents on Friday angrily called on the Chicago Park District to deny Riot Fest permits to perform the annual music festival in the park, after the grass was badly damaged during last year's festival.
Aldermen Urge Airlines, Cargo Carriers To Stop Flights To RussiaA group of Chicago aldermen on Wednesday urged airlines and air cargo lines operating out of O’Hare International Airport to halt all flights to Russia, until it withdraws its troops from Ukraine.
Ald. Roberto Maldonado Accuses Cop Of Racism After He Gets TicketThe incident that triggered Maldonado’s complaint occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on May 1 after Maldonado picked his children up from swimming practice.
Activists Come To Chicago To Protest War On DrugsActivists are in Chicago Tuesday to voice their opposition to the War on Drugs.
Activists Protest Bakery Over 'Crack' Bar, Remarks About Humboldt ParkMembers of the Latino community in the Humboldt Park neighborhood are not the slightest bit amused by a bakery’s choice of names for one of its desserts.