Category Archives: Portage Park

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

16th District to target problem buildings; aldermen plan rally in support of police

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District is looking to step up enforcement against the owners of buildings where drug and gang activity has been reported. The district held an

Neighboring alderman speaks out against Northwest Hwy plan; project supporters seek to end segregation

by BRIAN NADIG A Northwest Side alderman is publicly opposing a zoning proposal in a neighboring ward, a move considered "unusual" since aldermen usually stay out of other aldermen’s wards and affairs.

Sears site at Six Corners being marketed for new tenants

by BRIAN NADIG The site of the Sears Department Store at 4730 W. Irving Park Road is being marketed for new commercial tenants. Up to 127,106 square feet of "anchor space" is

Ald. Arena pledges to bring 50 CHA units to the ward

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman John Arena (45th) has pledged to bring 50 Chicago Housing Authority-sponsored apartments to the 45th Ward by the end of his term in the spring of 2019. Arena