Rogers Park, Edgewater, Uptown Reporter
Rogers Park Getting Vibrant Crosswalk Art At 2 Street Intersections This Year
AN AARP grant will allow the local business group to install new crosswalk art at prominent intersections in the neighborhood.
Chicago Alfresco Program Nears Debut — But In Rogers Park, The Plans Face Backlash
The city awarded $2.3 million in grants for outdoor spaces for diners, shoppers and visitors, but some communities have been delayed in getting them off the ground.
Edgewater Beach Hotel, Glitzy Lakefront Resort Demolished In ’70s, Memorialized In New Book
Neighborhood historians Kathryn Gemperle and John Holden wrote the book, which builds off an exhibit they designed about the hotel with its own private beach.
Uptown Art Week Will Bring 40 Works Of Public Art To Neighborhood Starting Friday
After the success of Uptown Art Weekend last year, the event has been expanded to Uptown Art Week. There will be more events and murals.
‘That’s Weird, Grandma,’ A Variety Show Written By School Kids, Celebrates 20 Years Of Performances
Catch a free livestream Thursday of the show, which features actors performing plays written by Chicago Public Schools students.
Monty And Rose’s 2 Plover Chicks Now Named Imani And Siewka As They Prepare To Fly South For Winter
The Chicago Audubon Society announced the names during a livestream from Montrose Beach after seeking suggestions from neighbors.
Sarah’s Circle Unveils New Uptown Apartments For Women, Begins Work On 3rd Facility: ‘We Need The Housing’
"We can't end homelessness without having permanent housing for people with a history of homelessness," Sarah's Circle's executive director said.
Loyola University Faculty, Staff Must Get COVID Vaccine As Campuses Reopen This Fall
Loyola already required students to be vaccinated before coming back to campus. All faculty and campus workers must get their shots, as well.
Monty And Rose Lose 2 Plover Chicks, But Find Out The Names Of Their Remaining Baby Birds Friday
The two surviving piping plover chicks are almost ready to fly, and their names will be announced 5 p.m. Friday at Montrose Beach.
Uptown’s Tank Noodle Investigated By City After ‘Egregious’ Labor Violations
The restaurant's been under heavy criticism for months after an investigation found it withheld pay from workers and its owners posted about attending the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Uptown’s Boys & Girls Club Wins $100K From NBA For New Tech Center, Gets Virtual Visit From Chris Paul
The funds went toward a complete renovation of the club's technology lab, which has new computers, smart boards, furniture and smart TVs.
CTA Opens Office In Uptown To Answer Neighbors’ Questions About Red Line Construction
It is the first community office the CTA has opened for a transit construction project.
How Can A Rogers Park Street Be Safer For Cyclists, Pedestrians? Make It One-Way, Neighbors Say
Parts of Glenwood Avenue have been improved in recent years, but the stretch north of Devon Avenue is crammed, leading to crashes and near-misses.
As Lake Michigan Recedes, Howard Beach Playground Getting Reinstalled After It Was Threatened By Erosion
A rising Lake Michigan had caused the loss of Howard Beach and the temporary removal of its playground.
Protected Bike Lane Coming To Clark Street In Edgewater, Alderman Says
The new bike lane will connect to an existing bike lane along Clark in Andersonville. Clark Street is a "spoke route," a direct biking route to Downtown.
Former Nick’s On Wilson Bar To Become LGBTQ-Friendly 2 Bears Tavern From Owners Of Popular North Side Bars
2 Bears Tavern will inhabit the former space of Nick's On Wilson, a popular late-night spot that closed during the pandemic.
Uptown’s Black Ensemble Theater Gets $5 Million Grant From Mackenzie Scott, Moves Forward With Plans For Cultural Corridor
The theater will use the grant to reopen and to invest in an artist work/live space nearby.
Weiss Hospital Development Gets City Council Approval After Months Of Heated Debate
The apartments planned for the hospital parking lot have split opinions among Uptown neighbors, community advocates and elected officials.
Edgewater Esports Cafe, Put On Hold During Pandemic, Is Back In Play For Potential 2022 Opening
City Council approved plans for the esports center at 5214 N. Sheridan Road.
Benedictine Sisters Get City’s OK To Build Senior Housing Complex On West Ridge Campus
The senior apartments would help Benedictine Sisters stay on their century-old campus and help bring needed senior housing to the area, the order said.