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14 People, Organizations, Allies To Be Inducted Into Chicago LGBT Hall Of Fame: ‘It’s Important We’re Not Erased From History’

This ceremony will be held Oct. 11 at the Chicago History Museum. It's the organization's first in-person induction ceremony since 2017.

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Chicago International Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week With Block Party On Lakeview’s Southport Corridor

The festival runs Oct. 12-23. It will screen 92 features and 56 shorts, including programs centered around LGBTQ-, Black- and women-themed stories.

Citywide

Lincoln Park Wine Fest Returns This Weekend With Live Music, Vendors And Dozens Of Wine Varietals

This year's Lincoln Park Wine Fest, happening Friday through Sunday, will feature dozens of wine varietals, live music and vendors selling artisanal items.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dom’s Kitchen & Market Opening Next Month In Old Town Spot That Once Held Plum Market

Dom's will open Nov. 1. Leaders of Plum Market claim they were pushed out of the space by a "back-door agreement" between its landlord and Dom's leaders, but the Dom's team has denied that.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park Woman Creating ‘Ripple Effect’ Of Joy By Placing Bouquets Across Chicago For Strangers To Take

Jessica Housley started With Love, Chicago in 2017 to bring people together. Since then, she's created hundreds of bouquets for strangers across the city.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Salon Glow In Lincoln Park Celebrating 10 Years In Business: ‘It Feels Unreal’

Salon Glow specializes in blonding and extension services, but it will soon expand into teeth whitening, owner Bella Morgan said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park Uncorked, A Lincoln Avenue Wine And Beer Crawl, Happening This Weekend

Lincoln Park Uncorked takes guests to a dozen local businesses where they'll sample fall wines and beers.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Tom Tunney For Mayor? Petitions To Get Outgoing Lakeview Alderman On Ballot Going Around As He Decides

Supporters of Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) are petitioning to get him on the ballot for the 2023 mayoral election while he decides whether to challenge Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

New Lincoln Park Ald. Timmy Knudsen Launches Donation Drive For Migrants Bused To Chicago From Texas

Ald. Timmy Knudsen will be at the 43rd Ward office this weekend to collect donations and introduce himself to his new constituents.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Freshly Appointed Ald. Timmy Knudsen To Install Security Cameras Across Ward As One Of His First Moves

Ald. Timmy Knudsen, who was confirmed by City Council on Wednesday, highlighted public safety, schools and "giving back to the community" as his top priorities on day one as alderman.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Epic Kitchens’ Year-Old Lakeview Ghost Kitchen Location Closed Until ‘Further Notice’

Epic Kitchens' Lakeview restaurant is "closed ['til] further notice," according to a sign posted on its front door. The "Epic Kitchens" sign has also been taken down.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

The Hen, A Breakfast Spot With 20-Topping Oatmeal Bar, Opens In Lincoln Park

The Hen also offers a build-your-own-mimosa package, an oatmeal bar, avocado toasts, breakfast burgers and more.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Timmy Knudsen Appointed 43rd Ward Alderman, Filling Vacancy Left By Michele Smith’s Retirement

Ald. Timmy Knudsen, a Lightfoot ally, is City Council's youngest alderman and the first openly gay representative of the 43rd Ward.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Replay Lincoln Park’s Latest Pop-Up Honors ‘Stranger Things,’ Including An Eddie Munson Graduation

The bar will also have a "The Simpsons"-themed Tree House of Gore with a Moe's Tavern on its second level.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Smylie Brothers Closes Lakeview Brewery 1 Year After Opening

"It has been an absolute pleasure to serve the local community for the near 12 months that we were open," Smylie Bros' owners wrote. Its Evanston location is still open.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

St. Alphonsus Oktoberfest Brings Brats, Beer And German-American History To Lakeview This Weekend

St. Alphonsus Oktoberfest runs Friday-Sunday with Bavarian foods, craft beer tasting and polka bands.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Lightfoot Picks Timmy Knudsen For Vacant 43rd Ward Alderman Seat

Knudsen, chair of the city's Zoning Board of Appeals, will replace Ald. Michele Smith, who retired in August.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Transgender Icon Mama Gloria To Be Honored Next Month With Celebration Of Life

"Gloria was much-loved in the LGBTQ community, so it's a way of our family letting them know that we appreciate them for accepting her into their family," her cousin said.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Vote For Chicago’s Best Taco And Watch Mexican Wrestling Matches At Lakeview Taco Fest This Weekend

Twelve local restaurants will compete for the "People's Choice" award at this weekend's Lakeview Taco Fest.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Suburban Mayor’s Security Guard Shoots At Man Trying To Rob 86-Year-Old Victim In Old Town, Police Say

A guard for Harvey Mayor Christopher J. Clark opened fire after seeing a man in a ski mask trying to rob someone at gunpoint, according to police and Clark's spokesperson.

Lincoln Park, Old Town
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