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City Renames Lincoln Park Block After Dan O’Donnell, Late Businessman Who Helped Revitalize Armitage Avenue

O'Donnell owned Armitage Hardware and was a leader in the community surrounding the Armitage Brown Line stop.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lakeview School’s New Name Honors Harriet Tubman After Board Approves Name Change

Agassiz Elementary now will be Harriet Tubman IB World School, stripping the name of the Swiss American scientist who backed theories used to defend slavery.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Pride Parade Could Happen This Year, Optimistic Organizers Say — But Don’t Expect Celebrations In June

The parade was canceled last year, but coordinator Tim Frye said it could be held this year, possibly in late summer or early fall.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Chicago History Museum Breaks Ground On Educational Trail, Plaza Renovation

The project will transform the 4.5 acres behind the museum by building an educational history trail and weatherproofing a public plaza.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lakeview’s Agassiz School Ditching Name Of Racist Scientist, Set To Become Harriet Tubman IB World School

The CPS Board of Education will vote Wednesday to finalize naming the school for Tubman. Louis Agassiz, the school's current namesake, is known for opposing interracial marriage and championing a theory used to defend slavery.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Alcott Elementary Is Getting A New Branch For Its Preschool, But Lincoln Park Neighbors Say Traffic Will Be Too Congested

Alcott's new preschool will be located nearby at 610 W. Schubert Ave., less than a block away from the elementary building.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

A 10-Year-Old Student Was Picked Up From School A Few Minutes Late — So Lakeview School Reported His Mom To DCFS

CPS teacher JaNay Dodson, who is Black, said the policy to call police and child services if a student is picked up past 4:30 p.m. should be changed — especially since it wasn't evenly applied at the school.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lady Gaga, Guns N’ Roses And More Performing At Wrigley Field This Summer After Having Shows Rescheduled By The Pandemic

The Cubs announced the rescheduled tour dates on Tuesday.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Proposed Lincoln Park Preschool Draws Opposition From Neighbors At Hemingway House Over Traffic Congestion, Property Values

The preschool at 1840 N. Clark St. would serve about 200 students and help fulfill the district's goal of bringing full-day preschool to every 4-year-old in Chicago.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Upcoming Film ‘Art And Pep’ Tells Decades-Long Love Story Behind LGBTQ Bar Sidetrack — And The Fight For Gay Rights In Chicago

The documentary chronicles the 40-year relationship of LGBTQ civil rights leaders Art Johnston and Pepe Peña, owners of Sidetrack in Lakeview.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Celebrate 312 Day Virtually With Livestreamed Music Or Burger Benefitting Brave Space Alliance

Goose Island's 312 Day celebration includes a virtual broadcast and a burger benefitting the Black- and trans-led Brave Space Alliance.

Citywide

After Brutal Year, Wrigleyville Businesses Ready For Cubs Fans To Return: ‘There’s A Light At The End Of The Tunnel’

After a full year of baseball without fans, Wrigleyville businesses are looking forward to having foot traffic in the neighborhood as Wrigley Field opens at 20 percent capacity.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lincoln Park Conservatory Reopening Later This Month — And Tickets Can Be Reserved This Weekend

The conservatory reopens March 26, but volunteers, members and neighbors of the indoor gardens are invited to preview weekends before the reopening.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Owners Of Historic Lincoln Park Building Let Property Crumble To ‘Maximize’ Profits, City Says — It Backfired

The former salon at 2107 N. Cleveland Ave. was demolished because it was structurally unsafe. But the alderman said the owners allowed the building the fall apart.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Avenue Tavern Owner Quietly Closed Lakeview Bar Because Of Eviction: ‘It’s Devastating’

Owner Mark Camilleri said talks to reduce rent fell through while the landlord says the owner stopped paying rent altogether at the start of the pandemic.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
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Wrigley Field Vaccination Site Could Be Coming Soon For Chicago Seniors

Advocate Aurora Health said it is in talks with the city to open a site near the ballpark, which would be more accessible to people 65 and older without cars.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Steingold’s Modern Jewish Deli Opening Southport Storefront And Walk-Up Window This Week

Steingold's new home two doors north of the Music Box Theatre will reopen Wednesday at 8 a.m. for delivery and takeout orders.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Armitage Ale House, A New Restaurant By Hogsalt Hospitality, Opening Soon In Lincoln Park

Armitage Ale House will open soon at 1000 W. Armitage Ave.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park Neighbors Have More Time To Save Victorian-Era House After City Extends Demolition Ban

A Lincoln Park coach house would be torn down if sold to developers, but neighbors are trying to preserve the home built in 1894.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park’s Vanille Selling Polar Plunge Cupcakes To Support Special Olympics Chicago

Each package comes with three yellow cupcakes and three chocolate cupcakes for $19.99.

Lincoln Park, Old Town
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