Category Archives: Norwood Park

Participatory budgeting coming to 41st Ward; Nov. 3 meeting set

by BRIAN NADIG Neighborhood and business groups are being asked to recommend infrastructure improvements for the 41st Ward as part of a participatory budgeting process in which residents will choose the projects.

ZBA okays special use for package liquor store

by BRIAN NADIG The Zoning Board of Appeals at its Sept. 16 meeting approved a special use permit that will allow a second business in Downtown Norwood Park to sell packaged liquor.

Taft HS foundation inducts 48 into hall of fame; ceremony nets $20,000 for the school

by BRIAN NADIG The $20,000 recently raised by the Taft High School Foundation is expected to go toward regular maintenance of gym floors, locker room improvements and the start of a fundraising

Norwood Park Starbucks site to include separate retail building

by BRIAN NADIG The 41st Ward Zoning Advisory Committee at its Thursday, Oct. 6, meeting will discuss proposals for a retail structure at 6340 N. Northwest Highway and a condominium-parking garage complex

Cubs’ mural across from Jeff Park CTA Terminal greets commuters

by BRIAN NADIG A mural celebrating the Chicago Cubs’100-plus win season recently was installed in front of the former Edward Fox Photography studio, across from the Jefferson Park CTA Terminal. Members of

Taft principal reports academic gains, sees improved school culture

by BRIAN NADIG Taft High School principal Mark Grishaber was more than a little impressed with the recent behavior of students during their lunch break. “I am sitting in the back of