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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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 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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.