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Loren Toney, 2019 photography graduate from Columbia, sets up her prints before the event starts Sept. 9.

Nonprofit creates ‘comfort’ space for black visual artists

September 13, 2019

What appears to be a small, one-room house in the middle of Logan Square is actually a nonprofit called Comfort Station, and during the month of September, the inconspicuous little building becomes ho...

NHL lockout looms

By Lindsey Woods

September 5, 2012

For several months last year, many sports fans were nearly reduced to tears at the mention of a lockout. First, it was the ongoing collective bargaining that threatened the 2011 NFL season. It was the talk of the town. How could we live without our beloved football? Luckily, the crisis was averted and the season kicked off without delay.Shortly after the NFL scare came the controversial and tense negotiations between professional basketbal...

Logan Square Preservation turns Comfort Station into gallery space

By Matt Watson

April 11, 2011

Photo courtesy Kyle C. HendersonIn a grassy park, sitting directly across from the Logan Square Monument, is an unassuming building that looks like an abandoned tool shed. Built in 1915, the space was originally a place for weary travelers to escape the harsh Chicago winters while waiting for the train. After sitting vacant for decades, it was finally transformed into an interdisciplinary art gallery.The Comfort Station gallery...

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