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DePaul University Welcoming Students Back For Fall Semester, But Only If They’re Vaccinated

This fall will also mark a full year since the university transitioned to online learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lincoln Park, Old Town
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Developer Won’t Tell Alderman, Neighbors What Will Open In Lakeview’s Fifth Third Bank Building Until It’s Under Construction

Developers want to convert the Fifth Third Bank building at 3179 N. Clark St. into two stories of commercial space, but its tenants are shrouded in secrecy. The same situation is happening in a Fifth Third building in Lincoln Square.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
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Lincoln Park Zoo Selling Animal-Themed Artwork To Raise Money For Endangered Species

The custom zoo passes feature artwork of various endangered species and raise money for their conservation efforts.

Lincoln Park, Old Town
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Guthries Tavern Set To Reopen After Closing Last Summer Due To Pandemic

Guthries Tavern announced it was closing for good last July due to the pandemic. But new owners have taken over, according to the website, and have plans to bring back the Wrigleyville bar.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Zia’s Lago Vista To Become 5-Story Apartment Building, Bringing ‘Much-Needed Affordability’ To Lakeview, Alderman Says

A rezoning proposal that will allow developers to build a 5-story apartment building in Zia's place unanimously passed City Council on Wednesday.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Green City Market Is Returning To Lincoln Park May 1. Here Are The Newest Vendors

Green City Market returns May 1 and will feature a handful of new vendors from the Chicago area.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park’s Tonic Room Is Reopening As ‘Golden Dagger’ With A Coffeehouse And Front Window Stage

Live music won't return until it's safe to do so, but the Golden Dagger opens Wednesday with coffee and cocktails.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park Preschool Proposal Delayed After CPS Doesn’t Submit Neighborhood Traffic Study To City Board

Chicago Public Schools plans to open two preschools in Lincoln Park. Neighbors of one are concerned about increased traffic and say a district study done during the pandemic isn't sufficient.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

‘Black Queer Equity Index’ To Evaluate Local LGBTQ Nonprofits On Racial Diversity, Equity

The Black Queer Equity Index will grade five LGBTQ nonprofits on how well their organizations are creating opportunity and representation for Black LGBTQ people.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Old Town Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic Giving Out 3,500 Shots Next Week. Here’s How To Sign Up

The one-day vaccine clinic will give out 3,500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine on Thursday. Registration is open.

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Savor Lincoln Park Expands Into Weeks-Long Celebration Of Local Restaurants

Savor Lincoln Park runs from April 19 through May 2 and features prix fixe to-go menus and take-home kits for virtual tasting demonstrations from local businesses.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Victorian-Era Home In Lincoln Park Will Not Be Demolished After Developer Pulls Out Of Sale

"It's clear that the community is very attached to the house, sees its historical value and how it adds to the character of the neighborhood," the property owner said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

ArcLight Movie Theater In Lincoln Park Won’t Reopen, Company Announces

The Clybourn Avenue theater, which shut its doors in March 2020, will remain permanently closed due to financial loss from the pandemic.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Visit Dunder Mifflin Paper Co. With Replay Lincoln Park’s ‘Office’-Themed Pop-Up

Replay Lincoln Park's latest pop-up transforms the 9,000-square-foot bar into the set of the popular TV show, "The Office."

Lincoln Park, Old Town

After Black Mom Reported To DCFS, Parents And Teachers Urge CPS To Address ‘Chaotic, Toxic and Divisive’ Culture At Lakeview School

Parents are calling for new leadership at Inter-American Magnet School, which they say is plagued with persistent problems, infighting and mismanagement.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Volunteers Needed For Old Town’s Spring Cleanup This Month

Volunteers are needed to pick up trash and beautify Old Town on April 24. There will be free food for the helpers.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lakeview, Roscoe Village Restaurant Week Offers Way To Eat Local And Support Food Pantries

When you order from participating restaurants, $3 will be added to your tab to support Lakeview Pantry and Common Pantry.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Mercury Theater — Thought To Be Permanently Closed — Will Soon Reopen Under New Leadership

The Theater announced last June it was closed for good, but officials said Wednesday they secured the funding to reopen.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lincoln Park Writer, Librarian Leonard Kniffel Toured The World — And Helped Other Polish Authors Find Their Voice

Kniffel, 73, was well-respected within the Polish-American community and wrote memoirs based on his travels and heritage. He died March 19.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Wrigley Field Vaccination Site Will Help Outreach Toward Vulnerable Populations, Officials Say

The mass vaccination site next to Wrigley Field opened Monday. Up to 2,000 people can get vaccinated there daily.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
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