Category Archives: Jefferson Park

Pledge for low-income housing met with optimism at meeting

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman John Arena’s pledge to help end segregation in the 45th Ward by bringing more Chicago Housing Authority-sponsored apartments to the area was well received at a panel discussion

E-mails give insight into financing, zoning process for 5150 Northwest Hwy. project

by BRIAN NADIG E-mails obtained from the city show that the planned housing development at 5150 N. Northwest Hwy. has run into potential obstacles since the property was rezoned last May, but

Appropriateness of show at Fringe Fest in Jeff Park sparks debate

by BRIAN NADIG A one-person show titled “A Virtuous Pedophile,” which will be part of the Chicago Fringe Festival in Jefferson Park over the Labor Day weekend, has sparked a lot of

Pedestrian bump-outs intended to calm traffic in front of Hitch School

by BRIAN NADIG A Cook County grant will be used to pay for the installation of two pedestrian bump-outs on Bryn Mawr Avenue in front of Hitch School. The concrete bump-outs, which

JEFF FEST takes Buckinghams back to their early days in Jefferson Park

by BRIAN NADIG Pop legend The Buckinghams will be returning to their roots on Saturday, Aug. 5, when band members hit the main stage at JEFF FEST at 5:45 p.m. at Jefferson

“Free Stamps for Kids” at Jeff Fest encourages young stamp collectors

by BRIAN NADIG Given today’s digital age, some children may not be very familiar with stamps, but that does not mean they are uninterested when given the opportunity to browse through thousands