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Isaiah Reynolds

Bryn Mawr Avenue, Argyle Street Closing For Red Line Construction This Weekend

Bryn Mawr and Argyle are the next streets impacted by ongoing construction for the Red Line overhaul. Temporary closures are expected to wrap up by Wednesday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Bucktown’s Le Bouchon Closes Indefinitely After Kitchen Fire

The 30-year Bucktown mainstay will be closed for the "foreseeable future," managers wrote in a social media post.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Beth Murphy, Murphy’s Bleachers Late Owner, Will Be Honored With Wrigleyville Street Sign

“Beth Murphy Way” will be unveiled Sunday at Waveland and Sheffield avenues during an Oktoberfest celebration at the beloved bar across from Wrigley Field.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

The Taste Of Chicago May Be Smaller, But Visitors And Vendors Say It’s Better That Way

After being pushed back for NASCAR weekend, the food and entertainment festival took over Grant Park this weekend.


Lawrence, Catalpa Avenues Closing For Red Line Construction Starting This Weekend

The temporary street closures are necessary as crews demolish the old rail viaducts. That portion of construction is expected to be completed by Sept. 15.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Bryn Mawr Block Party Is North Park’s First Street Fest In 10 Years

The Sunday event will bring an artisan market, live music and kids’ activities to the Bryn Mawr Avenue retail strip as organizers look to boost the business corridor's viability.

North Park

It’s Fall Year-Round At Norwood Park’s October Café

Inspired by the the owner's love of the season, the cafe stocks maple-, cinnamon- and pumpkin-flavored coffee and pastries.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Another Round Of Extreme Heat Expected To Hit Chicago This Weekend

Expected highs of mid-90s on Saturday and Sunday could result in an especially warm Labor Day weekend.


Friday Morning Swim Club Is Canceled, But It Didn’t Stop Some From Showing Up

Organizers of the weekly event at Montrose Harbor had called it off for the rest of the summer, but around 30 swimmers in floaties were determined to keep going.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Free Museum Days Are Back For Illinois Residents This Fall. Here’s When To Visit

With proof of residency, Illinois residents can visit some of the city’s most famous museums for free this fall. 


Chicago Firefighter Dies After Battling Far Northwest Side House Fire

Lt. Kevin Ward, 59, had been hospitalized since Aug. 11 following the fire near O'Hare Airport. Ward served the department for 27 years.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Need More Pickleball? 11 Pop-Up Courts Now Open At Lincoln Yards

The Lincoln Yards Pickleball Pop-Up, 1685 N. Throop St., will be open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through the end of November.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Avondale’s European Fashion Wear The Latest Polish Business Closing, Citing Rent Hike

The store at 3025 N. Milwaukee Ave. will join the ranks of other Polish businesses that have left Avondale, though some are holding on in the historically Polish neighborhood.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Marina’s Bistro and Rum Bar Brings Modern Puerto Rican Cuisine To Uptown

After months of permit and funding delays, chef and owner Eric Roldan will hold a grand opening Saturday for his restaurant, which is named after his late mother.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shake Shack’s Pickleball Club Comes To Maggie Daley Park Sunday

Players of all levels are welcome, and paddles and equipment will be provided. Proceeds from the event will go to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.


The Chicago Air and Water Show Takes To The Sky This Weekend — Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Spectators can watch the renowned aerial demonstrations that have become a staple of the city’s summertime this Saturday and Sunday between Fullerton Avenue and Oak Street along the lake.


Suburban Woman, 77, Marks 20 Years Swimming At Oak Street Beach For Cancer Research

Patty Brummet has raised nearly $200,000 through her participation in the annual Swim Across America Chicago event as well as cross-country bike rides.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

Taste of Andersonville Arrives Wednesday With 3 Dining Routes

Thirty neighborhood restaurants and businesses are participating in this year's culinary showcase, which runs from 5-8 p.m.


Thirsty Ears, Chicago’s Only Classical Music Street Fest, Returns To Ravenswood This Weekend

Hosted by the Access Contemporary Music organization, Thirsty Ears Festival will return to Wilson Avenue between Hermitage and Ravenswood Avenue.


Hundreds Of Migrant Families Leaving City Colleges For Uptown’s American Islamic College

Migrants staying at Wilbur Wright College and Richard J. Daley College are relocating as City Colleges prepares the buildings for students to return in the fall.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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