- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Chicago Is Rewarding People With $250 Gift Cards, Lolla Passes And More As We Reopen. Here’s How To Get The Deals
The incentives are meant to encourage people to get vaccinated — and to spend more time supporting Chicago businesses.
Chicago Officially Reopens — 447 Days After The Coronavirus Pandemic Changed Everything
COVID-19 has killed more than 5,400 Chicagoans. But Friday marks a major milestone as capacity restrictions are lifted for businesses and major events can fully return.
Nini’s Deli To Reopen In West Town — A Year After Closing Due To Protests Over Owner’s Homophobic And Racist Preaching
Protesters rallied against Nini's Deli owner Juan Riesco last year. This week he wrote, "We have decided to double down on our Christian worldview and reopen our family business for the glory of God alone!!"
Community Group Throwing Summer Jam For Kids In Stony Island Park Friday With Free Food, Games, Music
United Legion, One Nation (ULON) is holding the 3-7 p.m. event at its Stony Island Park headquarters.
Chicago Can Choose An Energy Provider For The First Time In 30 Years — And It Might Not Be ComEd
The city could pick a new energy provider now that its 1992 deal with ComEd is set to expire.
After A Teenager Was Shot Near Oz Park, Neighbors Call For More Security Cameras, Foot Patrols
A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged in connection to the shooting, but neighbors say they need more security cameras and cooperation with police to make the Oz Park area safer.
Theater Centering Palestinian Stories Looks To Open In Avondale: ‘Now More Than Ever, We Need To Amplify These Voices’
The duo behind Uprising Theater is collecting grants and donations to renovate a family-owned building into a home base for their productions.
Edgebrook Wine Walk Returns Saturday After Pandemic Hiatus
Tickets are $25 per person or $40 per couple. Attendees have a chance to win Cubs suite tickets if they visit every stop on the walk.
Jefferson Park Farmers Market Returns Sunday At New Location
The bimonthly market is 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave.
Here’s How To Weigh In On Plans For Bronzeville’s 47th Street Corridor
Three projects are proposed for the 449-51 E. 47th St. Neighbors can watch pitch videos and fill out a scorecard to give their input.
Hyde Park Farmers Market Returns Sunday In New Location, Open Weekly Through September
The market — now located behind Hyde Park Bank — also will bring in local creators for live performances and art installations this season.
Hugely Popular Fiesta Del Sol Returning To Pilsen As In-Person Event Next Month
Alivio Medical Center will provide vaccines to attendees 12 and older at the festival, which will be July 29-Aug. 1.
Chicago Police Will Use Correct Names, Genders For Trans, Nonconforming People Under New Policy
The Police Department wants residents to comment on changes to its policy. Public comment is open through June 25.
Lincoln Square Neighbors Throwing Prom For Amundsen High Schoolers To Give Them ‘A Little Bit Of Normalcy’
Amundsen's community raised more than $5,920 to host the outdoor prom at the school's campus in Winnemac Park.
Jefferson Park’s Brigadoon Reopens Friday — But More Repairs Needed After Fire Tore Through Neighborhood Bar
Employees wanted to reopen with a fully renovated space, but the financial strain was too severe to keep the bar closed any longer. A virtual fundraiser is underway.
Renovations For 3 Albany Park Schools Set To Wrap Up By End Of Summer
Upgrades at Albany Park Multicultural Academy, William G. Hibbard Elementary and Edison Regional Gifted Center have been ongoing for almost two years.
Woman Accused Of Destroying Jefferson Park Family’s Garden Because They Criticized Ald. Jim Gardiner Arrested
Five days after she allegedly mowed down a family's garden and crashed into a parked car before fleeing, police arrested a woman Thursday.
Illinois, Chicago Reopening Friday As COVID Cases, Deaths Have Plunged: ‘You Did It’
“I invite all Illinoisans to feel the hope and joy of this moment while also recognizing that this pandemic is still very present for the world at large ...," Gov. JB Pritzker said.
Elastic Arts Reopening For In-Person Shows After 15-Month Pause: ‘It Feels Like A Great New Beginning’
Logan Square performance space Elastic Arts is coming out of hibernation as the city reopens. The Vincent Davis Quartet is slated to perform Friday.
Prairie Shores To Get Multimillion-Dollar Clubhouse With Cafe, Game Room And More
The facility will house a number of amenities to keep residents engaged, healthy and connected with one another.