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Want A Hot Dog … Without The Beef? Here Are 22 Veggie Dog Options In Chicago

Trying to get a Chicago-style dog sans the beef? We've got you covered with these local vegetarian and vegan spots.

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Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today

PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.

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Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

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Max’s Chicken Restaurant In Mayfair Brings A Taste Of Home To Chicago’s Filipino Community

Max's is a beloved staple in the Philippines — but the Mayfair location is the first from the chain in the Midwest.

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Thousands Of Chicagoans Could Face Evictions Next Month. This Group Is Going Door To Door To Keep People In Their Homes

The Chicago Flats Initiative is connecting renters and homeowners to eviction- and foreclosure-prevention programs: “We don't want to see what happened in the 2008 housing crisis repeated.”

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Chicago Public Schools Unveils Student Vaccination Program, Including Three Standing Sites And Mobile Clinics

The sites are Chicago Vocational Career Academy in Avalon Park, Michele Clark High School in Austin and Theodore Roosevelt High School in Albany Park.

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Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

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Cops Raid Albany Park Apartment Where Landlord Says He’s Struggling To Kick Out Squatters: ‘This Has Been Unfolding For Months’

Landlord Gary Carlson had been trying to evict two men who pushed out a tenant and took over their apartment before police arrested them Friday.

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Marie’s Pizza And Liquors Opens Outdoor Piazza For Summer With Pizza, Music And More

Mayfair's Marie's Pizza is one of Chicago's longest-serving restaurants. While it has not yet reopened for indoor dining, a colorful plaza offers diners a chance to eat the famous thin-crust pizza outdoors.

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Northwest Side Organizer Who Fought For Affordable Housing Dies From COVID: ‘Albany Park Is Better Because Of Her’

Maria Elena Sifuentes, who was president of Communities United, began organizing by fighting for better public education when her kids were in school.

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Lot Jams Returns To Albany Park With 4 Free Concerts This Summer

Featured bands for the concerts include Sonic Octopus, Madera Once, Mariachi Sirenas and The Luna Blues Machine.

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Renovations For 3 Albany Park Schools Set To Wrap Up By End Of Summer

Upgrades at Albany Park Multicultural Academy, William G. Hibbard Elementary and Edison Regional Gifted Center have been ongoing for almost two years.

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Liquor Sale Curfew, DuSable Delayed: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Out Of City Council

There was little change for the most controversial items that were on the City Council docket, but aldermen did approve multiple projects in the neighborhoods.

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Charter School’s Attempt To Move Near Albany Park Neighborhood School Thwarted After CPS Rejection

District officials agreed with neighbors who said having an ASPIRA charter high school blocks from Roosevelt High School would hurt the CPS school's enrollment.

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Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

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Roosevelt High School Community Asks CPS To Reject Plan For Nearby Charter School In Albany Park

“As alderman of the 33rd Ward, I have a responsibility to protect my only neighborhood high school," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez said.

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Faster Trains Have Arrived On The Blue Line: Take A Look At The CTA’s New 7000-Series Train Cars

Pre-pandemic, riders found themselves crushed into trains or on platforms having to wait as multiple packed trains passed them by. The new cars will help congestion problems — if they arise again.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Want To Learn More About City’s New Rules On Coach Houses And Garden Units? Check Out Webinar Next Week

Starting May 1, property owners in five pilot areas can apply to add garden apartments, attic apartments and coach houses to their buildings.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Still Has Barbershop Quartets — And They’re Performing For Free At Marie’s Pizza In Albany Park Sunday

The Chicago Metro Chorus, established in 1945 and the only active chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will celebrate 75 years with Sunday's free performance.

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Albany Park Plan Would Bring 12 Condos To Montrose Avenue, But Some Worried About Affordability

Platinum Homes wants to build two condo buildings on vacant lots. Some neighbors want the project to be bigger and offer ground floor retail, but developers say that's not feasible.

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