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Once-Hated $100 Million Development Near Six Corners Gets Overhauled, Wins Over Neighbors
The redevelopment of a Peoples Gas site will include 354 apartments and four retail buildings, according to updated plans.
Northwest Side Restaurant Owner Returns Home 4 Months After Critical Motorcycle Crash
Jaime Cianca, owner of Tuxpan Mexican Grill in Gladstone Park, suffered brain damage in the Skokie crash in May. He faces a long recovery but has steadily improved in recent months, his family said.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Drops Out Of Cook County Democrats Committeeperson Race
Gardiner was stripped of all of his committee posts and formally reprimanded by the party in 2021 amid controversy over his conduct in office. Edgebrook residents Joe Cook and Michael Rabbitt are the two candidates in the race.
‘Eight Billion Genies’ Graphic Novel Sparks Hollywood Bidding War, Amazon Deal For Chicago Artist
The comics by Chicago artist-designer Ryan Browne and New York-based writer Charles Soule first came out as eight separate issues; publisher Image Comics released it as a graphic novel this summer.
BRGRBelly Celebrates 10 Years As A Portage Park Staple
Known for gourmet burgers, craft beers and boozy shakes, the burger spot's survival through the pandemic and keeping people employed is the owner's biggest accomplishment.
Filament Theatre Seeks Money To Bridge Funding Gap For Youth Programs
Theater leaders hope to meet a $30,000 fundraising goal by mid-October to continue serving elementary schools. Some of the money would go toward offering free programs for schools.
A Waukegan Church Is Picking Up Migrants On The Northwest Side — But Volunteers Are Skeptical
Church members relocated seven families at the Jefferson Park station to homes in the northern suburb, promising stable shelter, food and child care. Volunteers and other migrants said they are wary of the group and their mission.
Deli That Replaced Szymanski’s In Portage Park Closes After A Year
Polish Farm Market is one of two businesses to leave the same business strip on Irving Park Road in recent weeks. Volcano Express Japanese is gone, too.
Chicago’s Best Tribute Bands Give Locals An Affordable Night Out, With A Heavy Dose Of Nostalgia
Bands covering Eagles, Van Halen and Queen and Lady Gaga will appear at the Throwback Music Fest in Gladstone Park this weekend.
Long-Awaited Six Corners Redevelopment Plan To Be Unveiled This Month
The updated proposal for The Shops at Six Corners project includes “a meaningful residential component and a new retail plan.” A community meeting is scheduled for Sept. 20.
It’s Fall Year-Round At Norwood Park’s October Café
Inspired by the the owner's love of the season, the cafe stocks maple-, cinnamon- and pumpkin-flavored coffee and pastries.
Marie’s Pizza And Liquors Is Temporarily Closed, But Owner Plans To Reopen
The beloved Northwest Side pizzeria has been closed since March because of a sick family member, the latest setback for owner Nadine Karavidas.
Portage Park Advisory Council Wants Feedback On Redesign Of Tennis Court Area
One design includes a new basketball court, while the other includes tennis and pickleball courts. Residents can weigh in online until Wednesday or at this weekend's farmers market.
23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Labor Day Parades, ARC Music Festival, Bike The Drive And More
The Chicago Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, Fiesta Boricua and rescheduled Queer Fam Pride Jam are also on tap.
Illegal Rave Inside Closed Portage Theater Shut Down By Police
At least 200 people attended the Saturday night party inside the theater, which has been closed since 2018, according to witnesses and social media posts.
Chicago Firefighter Dies After Battling Far Northwest Side House Fire
Lt. Kevin Ward, 59, had been hospitalized since Aug. 11 following the fire near O'Hare Airport. Ward served the department for 27 years.
Chicago’s Lesbian Feminist Chorus Is Looking For New Voices
The Artemis Singers don’t hold formal auditions; they’re open to any women interested in celebrating and performing music written or composed by other women.
A Jefferson Park Nonprofit Is Helping Teens Access Higher Arts Education
Downstage Arts trains high schoolers interested in pursuing a college arts degree. It has a 100 percent college program placement rate.
Frustrations Mount Over Restaurant Surcharges — But Owners Say Fees Are Necessary For Survival
The cost of food, staff shortages and other issues are forcing restaurants to make tough choices, owners said. "It's a constant battle."
This Jefferson Park Garden Is Attracting Pollinators And Winning Awards
Jessica Grzegorski and Bradon Webb, who spent two years transforming their front lawn into a native plant oasis, won the Chicago Bungalow Association’s annual garden contest.