Woman Stabbed 3 People During Argument Hours After Pride Parade, Police Say
The stabbing was among a number of disturbances that broke out in the post-parade hours, including an unrelated triple shooting.
Despite Post-Pride Stabbings, Shootings, Lakeview Alderman Says Police ‘Did A Very Good Job’
Local Ald. Tom Tunney, who said last week he was "deeply concerned" about the Chicago Police Department's post-parade plans, said officers responded "amazingly well" to the mayhem.
Original Rainbow Cone Brings Famous Ice Cream To North Side With Truck At Lincoln Park Zoo
The Original Rainbow Cone's truck at Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the only places on the North Side where people can buy the company's famous ice cream.
Optima Lakeview Luxury Rental Building Opens In Closed Treasure Island Grocery’s Spot With Year-Round Rooftop Pool
The Optima Lakeview building features the city's first year-round rooftop pool, a gym, heated dog park, indoor basketball court and other amenities.
Mama Gloria, Trans Icon Who Mentored Queer Chicago Youth With Her Charm School, Dies At 76
Gloria Allen, known as Mama Gloria by the younger LGBTQ people she mentored, said in a recent interview that she lived most of her life "out and proud" as a Black, transgender woman.
Reclaim Pride Leaders Urge People To Uplift Black Trans Women, Commit To Social Justice: ‘This Is What Pride Should Be About’
The Reclaim Pride March was a merger of the Drag March for Change and Pride Without Prejudice protests, two racial justice demonstrations formed after George Floyd's murder in 2020.
Wells Street Art Festival Returns To Old Town For 47th Year This Weekend
This year's Wells Street Art Festival will feature work from more than 240 artists and booths from 11 local restaurants and bars.
Old Town Art Fair Returns This Weekend With 200+ Artists, Music And Food
The event is expected to draw 10,000 visitors to the heart of the neighborhood to appreciate work from local and nationally acclaimed artists.
Social Justice Protest Aiming To ‘Reclaim Pride’ Happening Sunday In Lakeview
Sunday's Reclaim Pride Protest is a merger of the Drag March for Change and Pride Without Prejudice marches that were born in the wake of George Floyd's murder in 2020.
Lakeside Yoga, Outdoor Pilates Classes Among Lincoln Park Health And Wellness Weekend’s Free Activities
Businesses in Lincoln Park are celebrating the start of summer with a series of free health and wellness classes like yoga by the lake or an outdoor full-body bootcamp.
AIDS Garden Chicago Opens Along Lakefront, Dedicated To The Thousands Lost To The Deadly Epidemic
The memorial was created near the site of the former Belmont Rocks, a popular gathering place for LGBTQ people between the 1960s and 1990s.
Dakotah Earley Is Out Of Intensive Care 4 Weeks After Being Shot In Head During Lincoln Park Robbery
"Praise God," Earley's mother, Joy Dobbs, wrote on Twitter, announcing he had left the hospital's intensive care unit.
At Pink Tiger Farm, Chicago Couple Lives Out Gardening Dreams In Southern Illinois
Kyle McAdams and Brian Elias moved to downstate Goreville last year to live out a new life as farmers.
Lightfoot Says Supreme Court’s Pending Abortion Ruling Is ‘Top Of Mind’ For LGBTQ Rights
Mayor Lori Lightfoot discussed the pending Supreme Court ruling's impact on LGBTQ people, among other issues affecting the community, during a meet-and-greet discussion Wednesday.
Drag Kings Are ‘Booming’ In Chicago, Pushing Limits Of What Drag Can Be
Although drag kings still face adversity compared to their queen counterparts, Chicago is home to a vibrant, thriving community of drag kings.
The Ultimate Guide To LGBTQ-Owned Businesses In Chicago
Chicago is home to dozens of LGBTQ-owned businesses that serve the community year-round.
Police Seize 11 Guns At Another North Avenue Beach Party: ‘Why Do You Need A Gun To Enjoy The Beach?’
This is the second recent instance of a large party drawing hundreds to the beach, angering residents and local politicians.
XO Marshmallow, A Gourmet Sweets Shop, Moving To Larger Store In Lincoln Park As Company Expands
The new XO Marshmallow shop at 2730 N. Clark St. will have more seating, a private event area and more equipment to roll out new menu items. It's expected to open in early June.
Ginger Minj, Michaela Jaé And Matteo Lane To Headline Northalsted Market Days Festival In August
This year's Market Days marks the 40th celebration of the LGBTQ-friendly street festival. It will run Aug. 6-7.
Bears, Pups And Otters Can Rep Their Identities With New Clothing Line By 2 Local LGBTQ-Owned Businesses
Edgewater-based streetwear brand Soundoff is partnering with Northalsted-based Men's Room to offer the special LGBTQ-themed collection.