McKinley Park Teen Missing Since February

Published April 10, 2020

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Police are asking for the public's help in locating missing McKinley Park teen-ager Axel Benetez, last seen in the 3400 block of South Hermitage Avenue on Thursday, February 27.

  • Axel Benetez was last seen in the 3400 block of South Hermitage Avenue.
  • 16-year-old was wearing a red sweatshirt, black pants and Nike sneakers.
  • Teen-ager has been missing since Thursday, February 27.

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Bubbly Creek Cleanup Moves Forward with Corps Feasibility Study

Published April 8, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the final report for its Bubbly Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study, a comprehensive set of recommendations for overhauling the polluted Chicago waterway.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases the final report for the Bubbly Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study.
  • Highly polluted waterway could be improved by capping riverbed and restoring native habitat.
  • South Fork of the South Branch of the Chicago River still bubbles to this day.

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Fabrication Studio Makes Face Shields to Help Chicago Fight Pandemic

Published March 26, 2020

McKinley Park neighborhood-based Bridgewater Studio plans to produce 150,000 face shields for Chicago's first responders, transitioning equipment, know-how and personnel toward critically needed personal protective equipment.

  • Bridgewater Studio in the McKinley Park neighborhood adapts face shield design from NYC manufacturer.
  • Custom fabrication business aims to produce 150,000 face shields by Wednesday, April 8.
  • Face shields intended to support City of Chicago's first responders.

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Neighborhood Restaurants Feed McKinley Park with Delivery, Take-out During Pandemic

Published March 18, 2020

The McKinley Park neighborhood's restaurants continue to serve residents with take-out and delivery options during the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, as displayed in an interactive map listing restaurants and their ordering details.

  • Restaurants in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago continue to stay open through the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic.
  • With dining rooms shuttered by state order, take-out and delivery remain options for hungry neighborhood residents.
  • Interactive map lists open neighborhood restaurants and service details.

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Chile Toreado Wows Chicago Tribune Restaurant Critic

Published March 13, 2020

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McKinley Park neighborhood-based Chile Toreado inspires another glowing media review in the Chicago Tribune's write-up on the Mexican restaurant run by local resident and chef Jaime Sotelo.

  • Chile Toreado continues its string of plaudits and positive reviews in a write-up by Chicago Tribune restaurant critic Grace Wong.
  • Mexican restaurant in the McKinley Park neighborhood leverages cuisine from the family's farm near Ixcapuzalco, Guerrero.
  • Chef and co-owner Jaime Sotelo grew Chile Toreado from the successful 5 Rabanitos restaurant in Pilsen.

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