In Lakeview, Neighbors Express ‘Alarming Concern’ After Spate Of Shootings Leave Man Dead, 4 Others Wounded
William Hair, 35, was shot and killed early Saturday. Three other people were wounded in a separate shooting Sunday morning, and a fifth person was shot Thursday.
Good Times Brewery Opens Thursday In Lakeview, Filling Vacancy Left By Smylie Bros
Good Times is a 10,000-square-foot restaurant and brewery with smoked meats, a private event area, a dining room that seats hundreds and a dog-friendly area.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Workers Form Union, Joining Wave Of Organizing Cultural Institution Employees
The new union will represent 45 employees across the Nature Museum's guest experience, education, biology and collections departments.
‘Eras Week’ Starts Sunday Ahead Of Taylor Swift’s Chicago Stop. Here’s Where You Can Brunch, Dance And Celebrate Her Music
Taylor Swift is returning to Soldier Field for three nights of concerts June 2-4, and bars across Chicago are hosting events to celebrate.
Architect Walter Netsch’s Old Town Home Gets Rare Interior Landmark Status For Its Unconventional Multi-Level Design
The famed architect lived in the home with his wife, politician Dawn Clark Netsch. Built in 1974, it was a meeting place for Netsch’s architectural practice and Clark Netsch’s legal clinic.
Penis- And Vagina-Shaped Desserts Are Coming To Northalsted When Willies ‘N Waffles Opens Friday
Founder Michal Papierz was inspired to open the shop after seeing similar concepts in Europe. "It's such a sexually liberating concept."
Lowering Speed Limit Near Illinois Masonic Medical Center On New Lakeview Alderman’s Short List
Ald. Bennett Lawson introduced three ordinances aimed at improving pedestrian safety, protecting affordable housing and removing red tape for small businesses.
Tin Roof, A Live Music Joint That Started Near Nashville’s Music Row, Is Coming To Wrigleyville
Tin Roof, a bar that combines live music with food and drinks, aims to open in the Addison & Clark building.
2nd Man Charged In Robbery, Shooting That Left Lincoln Park Man On Life Support Last Year
Dakotah Earley's mother, Joy Dobbs, said she had "mixed emotions" after the second man was charged. "It's also very hard for us to relive that day again," she said.
Queer Fam Pride Jam Brings Daytime, Family-Focused Pride Celebration To The Salt Shed
The Queer Fam Pride Jam is an all-ages Pride event featuring a day's worth of wellness- and creativity-focused events, culminating in a family-friendly Slo 'Mo dance party.
Your Calendar for 2023 Pride Month Events Across Chicago
Block Club rounded up everything from drag shows to kids' story times, LGBTQ book talks and more. Got an event to include? Hit us up.
Houndstooth Saloon Closing Sunday, Marking ‘End Of An Era’ In Wrigleyville
The Clark Street bar is closing after profits declined due to nearby CTA construction. It opened in 2006.
Pickleball Drama Deepens After Park District Removes 2 Of 3 Courts At Old Town’s Bauler Park
A Park District employee painted over the lines on the pickleball courts, effectively removing them after months of conflict between players and some neighbors who wanted the courts gone.
Lakeview’s Low-Line Farmers Market Begins Summer Season Next Month
The Low-Line Market kicks off June 6 and runs Tuesdays near the Southport Brown Line Station. It will feature more than 20 Midwestern farmers and vendors.
DePaul University Takes Over Closed Whole Foods Building On Fullerton
DePaul's student newspaper reports the school plans to house its engineering program there.
Learn How Polish Immigrants Found A Sense Of Community In Upcoming Chicago History Museum Exhibition
"Back Home: Polish Chicago" opens May 20 and features installations made by local Polish artists, old photographs, artifacts, written text and more.
Lighthouse Foundation Throwing Soul Food Brunch To Share Updates On Black Queer Equity Project
The Black Queer Equity Index is an initiative that evaluates LGBTQ-focused nonprofits to make sure they are creating opportunities and representation for Black LGBTQ people.
Chicago Gay Bars Face Harassment After Ditching Bud Light Over Dylan Mulvaney Controversy
"We've gotten a lot of hate mail. But it's not my first experience with bullying, so I've got pretty tough skin, as do a lot of LGBTQ people who have been through this before," one bar owner said.
Tickets Are Still Available For The Lincoln Park Uncorked Wine Stroll Wednesday
For $45-$50, people can sample red and white wines and small bites while visiting a dozen Lincoln Park businesses.
Chicago Sees Monkeypox Resurgence With 8 Cases Since Mid-April
Howard Brown Health is urging people who are at risk of getting monkeypox to get vaccinated as soon as possible.