Articles By Joe Ward

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Have An Idea To Improve Rogers Park? Neighbors Can Weigh In On How $1 Million Gets Spent In Neighborhood

The 49th Ward's participatory budget process allows neighbors to offer ideas on how to spend "aldermanic menu" funds.

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Happy Monday Coffee Roasters Moving To Edgewater From Kankakee, With Plans For New Cafe

Happy Monday's owners also recently opened the coffee shop Drink Happy Thoughts in Uptown.

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Broadway In Uptown Gets Expanded Outdoor Dining — With Live Music From The Green Mill

The block-long expanded outdoor dining program — which is called the Uptown Slow Down — will be in effect until Nov. 29. The parking lane will remain closed during that time.

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Broadway Armory Returning To Normal Operations After Serving As Emergency Homeless Shelter

The park facility housed 50 men and women during the height of the pandemic to prevent overcrowding at other shelters.

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Uptown Women’s Shelter Throwing Virtual Beer Fest To Raise Funds For Homeless Services

Sarah's Circle is hoping the virtual Beer Fest raises $50,000 for its homeless shelter.

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Uptown Day Care Being Redeveloped Into 30-Unit Apartment Building

ABC & Me Daycare Center sold its Sheridan building to Mavrek Development for $1.98 million.

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Graceland Cemetery Reopens After August Storm Causes ‘Extensive’ Damage

The historic cemetery lost 200 trees in the powerful Aug. 10 storm, according to reports.