63rd Street Beach House at 6301 S. Lake Shore Drive, the site of Sunday’s 5th Ward Back-to-School Picnic. Troy Closson/Block Club Chicago

Back-To-School Picnic In Hyde Park On Sunday Features Free Food, Music, Backpacks, Haircuts

The 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. event at the 63rd Street Beach House is organized by Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th).

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The Crib’s Move To Bucktown Approved By Zoning Board After Several Heated Neighborhood Meetings

Despite opposition from residents and parents whose children attend a neighboring school, The Crib will open at 1735 N. Ashland Ave.

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3 Garage Break-Ins Reported In Little Village, Police Say

The most recent burglary happened Saturday in the 2600 block of South Millard Avenue, police said.

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18-Story Tower Would Bring More Offices To Fulton Market Gateway, But Neighbors Concerned About Traffic, Safety

A Rascal Flatts-themed restaurant was planned in the 800 W. Fulton Market tower at the old Mid nightclub and Isaacson & Stein Fish sites, but that plan has been scrapped, the developer said.