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After More Than 2 Years, Old Town Family Prevails In Fight To Make Landmarked Home Wheelchair-Accessible

A judge recently sided with homeowners Bill Deakin and Lisa Diehlmann in their quest to build an accessible garage for their teen daughter, a plan a neighborhood group fiercely opposed.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

CTA’s Abrupt Closure Leaves People Stranded Around City

"I have no idea how I'm going to get home," one man said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Activists Beg People Looting Chicago: Please Don’t Destroy Our Neighborhoods

“I know they’re desperate,” said Asiaha Butler of Resident Association of Greater Englewood. “This puts trauma on the very people that help those individuals."

Englewood, Chatham

Fight Over Garage For Girl Using Wheelchair Continues In Old Town With A New Lawsuit — And Alleged Poo Flinging

The Deakin family has yet to move in to their home after upsetting neighbors with their plan to add a garage to the landmarked block.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Despite Efforts To Save Truc Lam Buddhist Temple, 120-Year-Old Building Likely To Meet Wrecking Ball

Originally, the building was known as the Ravenswood Club, and after that it was the Paul Revere Masonic Lodge.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Dollop Coffee’s Newest Shop In Ravenswood Opens With Expanded Breakfast Choices (Walk-Up Window To Come)

The new location at 1636 W. Montrose Ave. is offering free coffee to striking CPS teachers Thursday and Friday.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

New Bubble Tea Restaurant In Rogers Park Will Offer Food, Board Games And Music

Although the grand opening for their first location is Friday, Tai Chi Bubble Tea is already eyeballing a second location near The Loop.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of Aragon Ballroom Available During Nov. 7 ‘Casino Uptown’ Fundraiser

The Aragon will be converted into a casino for the night to benefit the local chamber and Uptown’s community economic development organization.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Truman College’s Free Clothing Closet Is Helping Its Students Get Ahead

The free clothing closet is open every Tuesday and available to all students. So far, the closet has been run entirely off staff donations.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

High Lake Levels Are Pushing City To Prepare For A Dangerous Winter And A Precarious Future

Chicago's needed lakefront repairs will cost in the billions of dollars. “The work we are talking about is with a 'B' and not an 'M' when it comes to money,” Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) told residents Monday night.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Wing Hoe Restaurant’s Edgewater Mansion To Be Torn Down For Apartment Building Under Newly-Approved Plan

The 106-year-old mansion at 5356 N. Sheridan Road has housed Wing Hoe since 1971.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

As Lakefront Levels Reach 30-Year High, North Side Aldermen Frantically Work To Find Fix To Shoreline Problem

The city has installed barriers to prevent flooding onto Lake Shore Drive, but Ald. Brian Hopkins said they are nothing more than a band-aid.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Why We’re Striking: Chicago Teachers Tell Us What They’re Up Against

Teachers explain in their own words why they went on strike starting Thursday.

Downtown

Peek Inside Edgewater Beach Apartments And Colvin House Mansion At Open House Chicago

Open House Chicago features tours of 15 buildings in Edgewater and Andersonville this weekend.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Here’s What To See In Rogers Park and West Ridge During Open House Chicago

This year's Open House Chicago, set for Oct. 19-20, features 14 buildings in Rogers Park and West Ridge.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Explore Uptown’s Coolest Buildings At Open House Chicago

This year's Open House Chicago, set for Oct. 19-20, features 8 buildings in Uptown.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

A New Cafe Is Coming To Historic Edgewater Beach Apartments — With A Wine Bar If City Council Gives The OK

The owner of the Edgewater Beach Cafe has been working with the alderman and neighbors to bring a new cafe and wine bar to the historic pink building.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Two Employees Removed Then Returned To Dewitt Clinton Elementary School Following ‘Allegations’

According to CPS, its inspector general did not find any evidence of inappropriate behavior.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Hopleaf Chefs Bring Elevated Street Food To Former Pastoral Space In Andersonville

Gadabout is slated to open later this month with a focus on fresh flavor profiles and sustainability.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Asia On Argyle’s Shared Street — Where Cars And Pedestrians Are Equal — Is Here To Stay

After Ald. Harry Osterman declared the pilot design to be a success, the city officially made the shared street design permanent.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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