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Joe Ward

Rogers Park, Edgewater, Uptown Reporter

Rogers Park Mask Giveaway Will Pass Out 10,000 Face Coverings Sunday

Neighbors can pick up a sealed bag of five cloth masks Sunday at The Glenwood.

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Uptown Man, ‘Dear Friend’ Of Local Music Scene, Has Gone Missing, Family Says

Lane Campbell, 50, was last seen near his Uptown apartment on Feb. 19. Friends and family are pleading for information on his whereabouts.

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How Should Rogers Park Spend $1 Million? Vote On Projects Like Sculpture, 100 Trees And Beach Upgrades

Residents of the 49th Ward can vote on six projects to fund and weigh in on how much money should go to street repaving.

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Edgewater Restaurant Herb Serving Free Meals To Frontline Workers And People In Need This Weekend

The celebrated Thai restaurant is offering the meals to frontline workers, service industry employees and those in need courtesy of the High Roads Kitchen program.

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Andersonville Restaurant Week Turns Into Restaurant Month, With Takeout Specials

At least 17 local restaurants will offer special prix fixe to-go menus throughout March.

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Uptown City Sports Building Being Demolished, Paving Way For 200 Apartments At Broadway And Wilson

The one-story City Sports building is being demolished to make way for a nine-story apartment building on the prominent Uptown corner.

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North Side Podcast Hosts Launch Card Game ‘No Wrong Answers’ To Make Zoom Hangouts Less Awkward

The game is meant to get conversations started, its creators said. "The winner is whoever is having a conversation that is not about the pandemic or the weather."

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Lakefront Fully Reopens For First Time During Coronavirus

The move comes after aldermen and neighbors began asking why lakefront parks and beaches remained closed through the winter.

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Edgewater Nonprofit Receives Grant To Expand Rogers Park Pop-Up Food Pantry

Care For Real is one of 26 community groups to receive grants from the Greater Chicago Food Depository to address food scarcity in underserved communities.

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North Side Activists To Hold Sidewalk Protest For Police Accountability Thursday In Rogers Park

The sidewalk protest will take place 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Clark and Devon avenues

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Rogers Park Building Addition Would Add 16 Apartments But Could Hurt Glenwood Avenue Businesses, Some Say

The owner of 1415 W. Morse Ave. wants to build a 16-unit addition, but the structure could crowd out space and sunlight along Glenwood Avenue, neighbors said.

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With Chicago Snowed In, Some Residents Want To Know: Why Isn’t There A Citywide Sidewalk Shoveling Service?

Chicagoans are largely on their own when it comes to digging out of their homes after snowstorms, which is harder for older residents and people with disabilities. A municipal shoveling effort would help erase that inequality, supporters say.


CTA Partners With CPS To Offer ‘Elevating Futures’ Scholarship, Chance To Work On Massive Red Line Overhaul

The scholarship is good for up to $5,500 a year for four years of college courses in engineering or construction.

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Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration Goes Virtual This Weekend

A virtual performance will air Saturday showing cultural performances and stories of Argyle's past and present.

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Andersonville Small Businesses Hosting ‘Window Plays,’ Series Of Performances That Can Be Viewed From The Sidewalk

Stop Motion Plant will host six recurring performances in storefronts along Clark Street, making it one of the few live, in-person theater experiences since the pandemic began.

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Snowed In? Here’s How To Get Shoveling Help In Chicago

Neighborhood groups and aldermanic offices are pledging to shovel snow for residents in need.

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Historic Edgewater Hospital Reopens As Luxury Apartments After Decades As A Neighborhood Eyesore

The former hospital building, erected in 1928, has reopened as a 155-unit apartment building. Before this transformation, it sat vacant for 16 years.

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Developer To Replace Uptown Strip Mall With Luxury Apartment Building

The latest luxury apartment development in Uptown will replace a laundromat, pawn shop and health center on Sheridan Road.

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T-Shirt Deli Closes Andersonville Shop, Shifting Focus To Bucktown Location And Online Store

The Berwyn Avenue store closed after 14 years in Andersonville to focus on online sales.

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After Its Closure, West Ridge Neighbors Hope To Keep Former YMCA Building As Community Center

The High Ridge YMCA closed after 70 years in January. Neighbors don't want the building replaced with a for-profit business.

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