Skip to contents

Lincoln Park Businesses Will Stay Open Late Wednesday For Holiday Shopping Event

Lincoln Park businesses will have holiday specials, promotions and other activities for shoppers Wednesday.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Replay Lincoln Park’s ‘Very Harry Christmas’ Pop-Up Features ‘Voldemalort’ Shots And Sets Inspired By The Iconic Series

The Very Harry Christmas pop-up transforms Replay Lincoln Park's main bar into Hogwarts. It will run through New Year's Eve.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Construction Starts On Shops At Big Deahl, A $250 Million Housing Complex On Near North Side

When finished, the development will include three residential buildings centered around a public park. The first building, called the Seng, is a 34-unit affordable condo building that should be finished by December 2022.

Near North Side, River North

Steppenwolf Holding Vaccination Clinic In Its Rehearsal Space Friday

The vaccine clinic is aimed at giving shots to creative workers, performing arts patrons and anyone else over the age of five.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

WhatsGood Farm Shop Opens In Lincoln Park, Connecting Farmers To Customers And Boosting Local Food Movement

The WhatsGood Farm Shop serves as a hub where local farmers can drop off their products to be sold in-store or delivered to customers.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Crews Break Ground On Lincoln Park Affordable Building, Launch Renovation Of 2 Senior Living Facilities

When finished, the Chicago Housing Authority will have built an affordable family building and renovated its Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments and Annex for older people.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lakeview’s New Zazas Pizzeria A ‘Dream Come True’ For Brothers With A Love For New York-Style Pizza

Zazas Pizzeria offers a selection of nine specialty pizzas inspired by the owners' visits to New York City and years of experience in fine dining.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Wrigleyville Transforms Into Winter Wonderland With 19 Holiday-Themed Pop-Ups

People can celebrate the holidays at 19 Wrigleyville bars and other businesses that have transformed into winter wonderlands.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

GG’s Chicken Shop Among 3 Boka Restaurants Opening In Former Southport Lanes Building

GG's Chicken Shop operated as a ghost kitchen out of Boka's flagship restaurant. It features a menu by Michelin-starred chef Lee Wolan.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

West Lakeview Neighbors Rally To Save Mature Trees From Being Chopped For City’s Water Main Replacement Work

About two dozen mature trees in West Lakeview could potentially be removed so the city can replace the underlying water main, but neighbors are fighting to save them from being cut.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Lincoln Park’s Golden Dagger Fundraising To Help Staffers ‘Out Of Work For The Foreseeable Future’ After Fire

The live music venue and bar was badly damaged in a fire Friday, and launched a GoFundMe to support its employees and pay for repairs.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Shop Local 2021: A Lakeview And Lincoln Park Holiday Gift Guide

Local businesses in Lakeview and Lincoln Park have a wide variety of gifts to choose from that would be perfect for any family, friend or pet.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Part Dinner Party, Part Cooking Class: Get In The Kitchen Launches Membership Plan For Its Wine-Fueled Events

Get in the Kitchen is also holding a series of free events throughout the holidays, including classes on how to make bagels, wontons and cocktails.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

In Deadly Year For Trans People, Advocates Mourn Those They’ve Lost And Push Officials To Keep People Safe

The Transgender Day of Remembrance event provided a space for transgender people to discuss the issues faced by the community, honor people who have died and celebrate transgender leaders while they are still living.

Citywide

Brown Line’s Flyover At Belmont Begins Service Friday Morning

Brown Line trains will now completely circumvent the Red and Purple line tracks in Lakeview by following a new set of tracks that go over the other two lines.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Smylie Brothers Brewery Opens In Lakeview, Bringing Texas-Style Barbecue It Also Cooks Up In Evanston

Owner Michael Smylie made sure the brewhouse could be viewed from the main bar. "Part of it is a show," he said. "We want to give people something to see."

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Transgender Day Of Remembrance Vigil To Honor 5 Trans Women Killed In Chicago Area

Every Nov. 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance honors the memory of trans people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-trans violence.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

ZooLights Returns To Lincoln Park Zoo Saturday, Going Green With Wind-Powered LEDs

The Lincoln Park Zoo is using only energy-saving LEDs powered by wind energy for this year's ZooLights show.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Schubas Tavern, Lincoln Hall Owner Set Up Hidden Cameras To Take Nude Videos Of Nanny, Lawsuit Alleges

Michael Johnston was dropped as CEO of Audiotree, Schubas Tavern and Lincoln Hall after being sued for allegedly using hidden cameras to record nude videos of his nanny.

Citywide

Winterfest, Shopping Strolls And More: Here’s What’s Happening In Lakeview And Roscoe Village This Holiday Season

The Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce is holding events through December to encourage people to shop local while celebrating the holidays.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
2 of 24