Articles By Jake Wittich

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Emerald City Coffee Raising Money To Keep Lakeview Cafe Open As Potential Closure Looms

After 26 years underneath the Sheridan Red Line stop, Emerald City Coffee could soon close without financial support.

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Rise Against Performs Virtual Show From Metro To Support Indie Concert Venues

The virtual Save Our Stages Festival raised money for independent music venues struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Brave Space Alliance Opens Gender-Affirming Makeup Room After Raising $60K In Supplies

The Chicago Black Drag Council partnered with two gay bars to raise about 4,000 makeup items for the city's only Black- and trans-led LGBTQ center.

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Coronavirus Forces Cancellation Of Lakeview Halloween Parade — But Now Your Pets Can Win A Costume Contest

There will be no parade, but there are still options for families, kids and pets to celebrate Halloween in the neighborhood.

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Lincoln Park Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking Again As Young People Socialize, Travel, Officials Say

Ald. Michele Smith said people aren't complying with mask-wearing guidance, and the city needs a way to enforce it.

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Boystown Needs More Than A Name Change To Make LGBTQ Neighborhood Truly Welcoming, Activists Say

The Northalsted Business Alliance will no longer use the "Boystown" nickname, but activists say little has been done to tackle issues of racism, sexism and transphobia among the business community.

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Construction Begins On Luxury Apartment Complex At Former Site Of Treasure Island Grocery Store

The project at 3460 N. Broadway will bring 198 rental apartments and street-level retail space to the neighborhood.

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2 Men Wounded In Lincoln Park Drive-By Shooting

The men were hit in their legs and taken in good condition to St. Joseph Hospital.

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Bike Lane Added To One-Way Street In North Center

Cyclists will now have a bike lane while traveling through the one-way stretch of Grace Street between Lincoln and Damen avenues.