Category Archives: Jefferson Park

Judge denies restraining order to halt demolition on Northwest Hwy. site, but appeal expected

by BRIAN NADIG A Cook County Circuit judge has denied a request for a temporary restraining order to stop the demolition of half of the former archdiocese food plant at 5150 N.

Increasing popularity of online shopping one of many challenges facing Jeff Park’s revitalization

by BRIAN NADIG The revitalization of the Jefferson Park business district would have to rely on the opening of more restaurants and those retailers offering an experience such as cooking classes due

Colored LED lights for viaduct, hanging planters, bump-outs among 45th Ward budget items

The following items will be on the 45th Ward participatory budget ballot: Colored LED lights under the Milwaukee Avenue and Kennedy Expressway viaduct at $140,000 or $240,000, pedestrian bump-out at McVicker and

Fort Knox Studios, Lake Effect Brewing, OLV among local buildings in architectural fest

The area buildings participating in the annual “Open House Chicago” architectural festival are Fort Knox Studios, Lake Effect Brewing, Muslim Community Center, Our Lady of Victory Church, Portage Lofts Arts Center and

City Workers install more red light cameras

CITY WORKERS install a set of red light cameras Tuesday, Sept. 26, on Foster Avenue near the southwest corner of Foster and Northwest Highway. Other cameras being installed in Jefferson Park are

Injured snake found in Jefferson Park doing well thanks to Facebook

by BRIAN NADIG An injured snake that was found behind a Jefferson Park home last summer is recovering nicely thanks to the power of social media. “Of course the first thing you