Wally’s World hosted more than 100 shows over three years, but after a nine-day good-bye blowout, it’s waiting for the wrecking ball.
Revisiting the old haunts of legendary 90s hardcore band Los Crudos provides a miniature history of gentrification and activism in Chicago.
Neighbors want affordable housing support to buffer rails-to-trails project.
These activists have a new way to protest gentrification: hex those who profit.
A case of censorship at the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival shows what can happen when art gets into bed with commerce.
Dusek’s borrows a few tricks from Longman & Eagle—but it’s its own thing, too.
The migration of the hipster: A Chicago history, 1898-present
A close look at how Chicago officials shutter public schools
How Mayor Emanuel could turn Jones high into a neighborhood school
Cal’s Bar, a South Loop staple, will be closing its doors one final time after their New Year’s Eve party
Adrian LaTrace talks about his Logan Square neighborhood blog, chiboulevards.com
Ramon Delgado closed his long-standing Cuban restaurant when Logan Square gentrified. Now he’s back.
The next gentrification frontier
They’re tearing down some of the dilapidated old buildings in the working-class area out west of the Kennedy Expressway, on the near-northwest side, and putting up a bunch of spanking new town houses. A lot of old-timers have been offered five times the money they paid for their homes. The realtors and brokers are all […]