Category Archives: Portage Park

Yeast lab for brews expanding to larger facility on Montrose

by BRIAN NADIG A local manufacturer of yeast for commercial and home brewers is relocating to a larger building near its existing 3,700-squre-foot facility at Montrose and Knox avenues. For 4 years

Lawsuit on lumber site unsettled

by BRIAN NADIG An eminent domain lawsuit filed by the City of Chicago in 2013 to acquire the former Mayfair Lumber yard at 4825 W. Lawrence Ave. remains unsettled. The city plans

Memory care center gets warm reception

by BRIAN NADIG A proposal to build a senior memory care center at 3655 N. Central Ave. received a warm reception from the 100 residents who attended a June 29 community meeting

Polish native named pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish

by BRIAN NADIG A Polish native who grew up in Jefferson Park has been named the new pastor at Our Lady of Victory Parish. The Reverend Michael Wyrzykowski, an associate pastor at

Piano on sidewalk intended to get people’s attention at 6 Corners

by BRIAN NADIG A baby grand piano has been installed on a sidewalk in the 4000 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in the Six Corners shopping district for passers-by to play. The

Jefferson Park to become outdoor silent movie theater on June 16

by BRIAN NADIG Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long Ave., will be turned into an outdoor silent movie theater with live organ music on Friday evening, June 16. The 1921 classic silent