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Funeral Potatoes, A Ghost Kitchen Born Out Of The Pandemic, Raising Money For Brick-And-Mortar In Logan Square
Owners Eve Studnicka and Alexis Thomas-Rice are hosting a "disco ball" fundraiser with food and cocktails, drag performances, a silent auction and more.
Little Angels Learning Center Receives City Grant To Build Englewood Campus
The $250,000 grant will "close construction costs," putting leaders one step closer to finalizing the space, its founder said. If all goes as planned, the center will open next year.
28 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Mole De Mayo, Memorial Day Parade, Randolph Street Market And More
You can also check out the Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest, a South Side chili cook-off, Mayfestiversary and a Star Wars burlesque comedy show.
Sail Grand Prix Coming To Navy Pier 2 Weeks Before NASCAR Street Race Takes Over Downtown
The high-speed catamaran race featuring teams from around the world returns to Chicago in June. SailGP and NASCAR athletes will take part in a friendly challenge.
Architect Walter Netsch’s Old Town Home Gets Rare Interior Landmark Status For Its Unconventional Multi-Level Design
The famed architect lived in the home with his wife, politician Dawn Clark Netsch. Built in 1974, it was a meeting place for Netsch’s architectural practice and Clark Netsch’s legal clinic.
Penis- And Vagina-Shaped Desserts Are Coming To Northalsted When Willies ‘N Waffles Opens Friday
Founder Michal Papierz was inspired to open the shop after seeing similar concepts in Europe. "It's such a sexually liberating concept."
Lowering Speed Limit Near Illinois Masonic Medical Center On New Lakeview Alderman’s Short List
Ald. Bennett Lawson introduced three ordinances aimed at improving pedestrian safety, protecting affordable housing and removing red tape for small businesses.
From Chess Tournaments To Mentorship Programs: How Far North Side Groups Plan To Prevent Violence This Summer
Groups like One Northside and Communities Partnering 4 Peace are planning programs to prevent gun violence during the summer.
Uptown’s Black Ensemble Theater Plans Massive Expansion With Media Center, Education Hub And Artist Residences
The Free to Be Village would fulfill the founder of the Black Ensemble Theater's long-held goal of creating a cultural corridor on Uptown's Clark Street.
Jefferson Park’s Ed Paschke Art Center Wins Approval To Renovate Gallery With Planned Opening In Summer 2024
Renovation work on the art center could start at the tail end of summer, and a nearby sculpture garden is being unveiled next month.
City Funding To Support Migrants Stalls After Alds. Beale, Lopez And Napolitano Block It
City Council was expected to earmark $51 million to help newly arrived migrants, but three alderpeople delayed the vote.
The Chicago Story Behind The Incredible Chain-Stitched Taylor Swift Jackets Going Viral On TikTok
Vichcraft owner Jenna Blazevich made the jackets as a thank-you to her sister for scoring hard-to-get tickets for Swift’s Chicago show. The jackets have illustrations symbolizing each of the musician's albums.
Alderpeople Approve Johnson’s Picks To Lead Council Committees — Ending Short-Lived Bid For Legislative Independence
Alderpeople overwhelmingly supported a City Council leadership structure backed by Johnson, less than two months after attempting to install their own committee chairs.
Alderpeople Push To Expand Community Policing Model Citywide
The Chicago Neighborhood Policing Initiative should be expanded citywide, supporters said. The program sees officers interact more with residents.
Humboldt Park Man Who Built A Bike That Can Survive Chicago’s Intense Weather Wants To Make One For You
This summer, as a small experiment, Grant is making a limited run of 12 Electric Elk bikes. He hopes to have the first ones available in June.
$48.4 Million Woodlawn Affordable Housing Development Should Have ‘Space For Community,’ Neighbors Say
The Woodlawn Social project was selected this month as the winning proposal to redevelop land on East 63rd Street, bringing 60 affordable apartments and 10 townhomes to the area.
Northwest Side College Gym Set To Become A Temporary Migrant Shelter — But Neighbors Divided At Chaotic Meeting
When people spoke up in favor of the shelter and asked how to help migrants, some in the crowd shouted things like, "Give them the keys to your house," and "Turn the buses around."
At Prism Games, Now Open In Avondale, You Can Find Games That Celebrate Diversity And Inclusion
The Milwaukee Avenue store, run by 25-year-old gamer Cullen Clancy, focuses on games with underrepresented stories and characters, like "Thirsty Sword Lesbians" and "Spirit Island."
Chicago Has A Professional Ultimate Frisbee Team, And Tickets For Its 10th Season Now For Sale
The Chicago Union, known for layout grabs and highlight plays, have weekend home games at De La Salle Institute.
Meet Chicago’s New City Council: 16 Alderpeople Start Their First Full Terms Now
The election brought more openly LGBTQ+ people, progressives, first-time politicians and younger officials into the City Council fold.