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City Council Approves Plan To Convert Part Of Lincoln Park’s Second Church Of Christ Scientist Into Apartments

The development will downsize the church, retaining the front foyer as a worship space while building a seven-story apartment complex at the rear of the property.

Open TV’s Brave Futures Film Race Showcases Movies Made In Just 48 Hours By LGBTQ Artists And People Of Color

Filmmakers had 48 hours to create a film using a skeleton crew, cash stipend and camera equipment provided by the network.

Devil Dawgs Closing Original Storefront In Lincoln Park After 10 Years

The hot dog chain is celebrating 10 years in the neighborhood by giving away $1 hot dogs on Thursday.

After More Than 2 Years, Old Town Family Prevails In Fight To Make Landmarked Home Wheelchair-Accessible

A judge recently sided with homeowners Bill Deakin and Lisa Diehlmann in their quest to build an accessible garage for their teen daughter, a plan a neighborhood group fiercely opposed.

Lakeview Chef Switches To Making Gourmet Dog Treats, To-Go Meals After Losing Job During Pandemic

Chef Stephen Bieniek has sold weekly dinner kits to customers and Star Wars-themed dog treats since being furloughed from his job.

Lakeside Pride Creating Virtual Winter Wonderland For Its Annual Holiday Show Saturday

The annual holiday show will stream live from Lakeside Pride's Facebook Page on Saturday, featuring everything from Bach to the Muppets and classic holiday jingles.

These Holiday Toy Drives Are Collecting Gifts For Families In Need Across Chicago

Here's how you can get gifts to Chicago families this holiday season.

19th Century Lincoln Park Buildings Slated For Landmark Protections Get Preliminary City Approval

Two of the buildings are near planned redevelopments, but the owner has committed to maintaining their architectural features.

With Lincoln Park’s North Pond In Danger Of Drying Up, Group Seeks To Raise $7 Million To Restore Cherished Waterway

Unregulated erosion is making the pond too shallow to keep up with how quickly its water is evaporating, environmental activists say. Without intervention, its "days are numbered."

Lincoln Park Church Installs Outdoor Advent Walk For Practicing Faith While Social Distancing

The installation features a series of banners representing the four Sundays of Advent and Christmas Day.

Lakeview, Roscoe Village Will Merge Chambers Of Commerce To Serve Both Neighborhoods

The combined Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce will serve businesses across the western portion of Lakeview and all of Roscoe Village.

Second Church Of Christ Scientist’s Conversion To Apartments Gets Key Approval Despite Neighbor Opposition

The facade of the 120-year-old church at 2700 N. Pine Grove Ave. in Lincoln Park would be preserved as part of the project.

After City Strips Landmark Status For Old Town Stable, Alderman Seeks Zoning Change To Block Condos

Ald. Michele Smith wants to limit the maximum height for developments on the former Old Town horse stable property, which would effectively block a developer's plan for a condo building.

Winter Parking Ban Sneaks Up On Chicagoans As They Wake Up To Missing Cars, Expensive Towing Charges

The city's winter parking ban went into effect overnight Tuesday, catching many unsuspecting car owners off guard when they went out to their cars and found empty spots.

Music Box Theatre Hosting Christmas Sing-Along Shows At Pilsen Drive-In

Each movie screening will begin with a sing-along pre-show featuring the Music Box carolers, organist Dennis Scott and Santa Claus.

Chicago’s Overnight Winter Parking Ban Starts Tuesday. Make Sure You Don’t Get Towed

Anyone who ignores the ban will face a $150 towing fee and a $60 ticket, according to the Department of Streets and Sanitation.

With Outdoor Shopping Season Ending, Green City Market Ramps Up Home Delivery Efforts

Green City Market's indoor shopping season was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but customers can still shop online using its new home delivery and curbside pickup app.

With No Help From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.

Shop Local 2020: A Lakeview And Lincoln Park Holiday Gift Guide

Local businesses in Lakeview and Lincoln Park can fulfill all your holiday shopping needs for family, friends and even pets.

Chicago History Museum Unveils Final Plans For Plaza Renovation, History Trail Construction

The Chicago History Museum's $10 million park beautification project could be finished by October.

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