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Joe Ward

Rogers Park, Edgewater, Uptown Reporter

Edgewater’s Broadway Armory Hosting 48th Ward Vaccine Event Next Week

The vaccine clinic on Tuesday will be for those who work or live in the 48th Ward, according to Ald. Harry Osterman

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Help Prepare Montrose Beach For Return Of Piping Plovers Monty And Rose At Shedd Aquarium’s Action Day

Chicago's favorite bird couple, Monty and Rose, are likely to nest again at Montrose Beach. Here's how you can help prepare for their return.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Boil Order Lifted For Stretch Of Berwyn Avenue In Andersonville, But You Need To Flush Out Water Now

A water main break required residents to boil their water Tuesday.

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Uptown Preschool Opens At Former Site Of 120-Year-Old Building That Housed Truc Lam Buddhist Temple

The Gardner School's building at Wilson and Ashland avenues replaced a building that most recently served as a Buddhist Temple.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued For Part Of Andersonville’s Berwyn Avenue After Water Main Break

A water main break will require Berwyn Avenue residents to boil their water for five minutes before consuming it for at least a day.

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Andersonville’s ‘Disco Tree’ Celebrates 1 Year Of Delighting Neighbors During Pandemic: ‘It Has Been A Total Bright Light’

The Disco Tree has been decorated virtually every day since the pandemic started, delighting neighbors and children.

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Vietnamese Man Attacked Near Uptown’s Asia On Argyle, Family Says: ‘My Dad, He Was Scared For His Life’

The Uptown man was walking at night when he was sucker-punched by one man and stalked by another man with a bat, his daughter said.

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Did You Wake Up To A Yard Sign On Your Lawn? It’s Part Of The CTA’s Effort To Boost Small Businesses Near Red Line Project

Yard signs saying "I Support ..." Uptown, Andersonville and Edgewater were placed in neighbors' yards, some without explanation, the CTA said.

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Rogers Park Restaurants, Shops Hope Another Loyola March Madness Run Boosts Sales After Difficult Year

After a brutal year for business, Loyola watch parties and Sister Jean gear could provide restaurants and shops with a much-needed jolt.

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Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Boost Affordable Housing In New Developments, But Some Aldermen Want Stronger Measures

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan would require 20 percent affordable units in some new developments, but a competing plan backed by aldermen seeks a minimum affordable requirement of 30 percent.

Downtown

Andersonville’s ‘InSidewalk Sale’ Offers Pandemic-Friendly Take On Annual Outdoor Shopping Event

The annual sidewalk sale will have an online component for this weekend's event, but plenty of in-person options as well.

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Andersonville Mom Opens ‘Sandbox Baby Boutique,’ A Kids’ Clothing Store On Clark Street

As a stay-at-home mom in Andersonville, Stephanie Sinnott saw a local need for children's clothing and parent resources. Sandbox Baby Boutique seeks to fill that need.

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Think You Know Uptown? Test Your Neighborhood Knowledge At Trivia Night

Uptown's Chamber of Commerce will host a neighborhood-themed trivia night Thursday.

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Developer Drops Out Of Uptown Theatre Project, But Owner Says Plan Still On To Rehab Historic Venue: ‘It’s Got A Bright Future’

Farpoint Development no longer is attached to the project to rehab the historic Uptown Theatre, which hasn't hosted shows since 1981.

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Hospitalidad en espera: Así es como un restaurante emblemático de Uptwon se las arregla para hacerle frente a la pandemia

En su esfuerzo por seguir abiertos y con la ayuda financiera federal que es insuficiente, los dueños de restaurantes como Golden House en Uptown, han tenido que despedir a su personal, adaptarse a las políticas que cambian constantemente, arriesgan su salud a diario y toman decisiones difíciles.

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State Gives $1.7 Million To 58 Small Businesses Looted During Summer’s Civil Unrest

The state of Illinois is also opening up a $10 million corridor improvement grant program to commercial districts impacted by civil unrest.

Downtown

Farewell, Free Parking: Meters Coming To Montrose Harbor, Angering Lakefront Park Advocates

City crews were out Wednesday prepping for the installation of the meters, upsetting park advocates.

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Rogers Park’s The Common Cup Coffee Shop Closing This Week, Hints At Future Return

The Common Cup has been open for 13 years, but it's experienced hardships during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sister Jean Bobblehead For Sale In Time For Loyola’s March Madness Run

Sister Jean has the second-best-selling bobblehead in the Bobblehead Museum's history, behind Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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105-Year-Old Andersonville Home On Ashland Would Be Torn Down, Turned Into Condos Under Developer Proposal

The building at 5642 N. Ashland Ave. would be the third consecutive house on the block to be redeveloped into taller residential complexes.

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