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Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Ald. Tom Tunney Fined $2,000 For Serving Diners Inside Lakeview’s Ann Sather In December

The alderman, who has owned Ann Sather since 2003, could have faced a fine up to $10,500 for illegally opening his restaurant to diners despite a state ban.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lincoln Park Artist Selling Paintings Of Struggling Bars And Restaurants To Support Them During Pandemic

Josh Moulton has painted beloved bars and restaurants like Geja's Cafe and Twin Anchors to raise money for them during the pandemic.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Cafe El Tapatio Owner Brings His Churros To Lakeview After Learning To Make Them From Mexican Street Vendor

Churro Parlor opened this month, offering churros that are topped instead of stuffed. Toppings include Mexican chocolate ganache and dulce de leche, and sprinkles of Oreo cookie crumble, Fruity Pebbles or Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview Group Offering Grants For Creative Neighborhood Events, Programs

People with creative ideas for neighborhood events could receive $5,000 and technical support from the local special service area.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Crews Begin Work On Lakeview’s Waveland Clocktower Building, Will Become First Tee Youth Golfing Facility

First Tee Greater Chicago's youth golfing facility will have a learning center, lounge and golf simulator for kids in its program.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Here’s How You Could Design An Official Wrigleyville T-Shirt

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is holding a T-shirt design contest to create its next official Wrigleyville shirt.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Raising Cane’s Wrigleyville Set To Open In March

The Wrigleyville Raising Cane's will open in the former Rockit Burger Bar on Clark Street and Waveland Avenue.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Ella Elli In Lakeview Reopens For First Time Since Fall Indoor Dining Ban

Ella Elli was closed for almost four months during the latest indoor dining ban, but it reopened Friday in time for Valentine's Day.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview Alderman Supports 5-Story Apartment Building At Former Zia’s Site, But Some Neighbors Worry About Traffic

Developers want to knock down the Italian restaurant to build a 48-unit apartment building, but neighbors are worried it will cause traffic congestion.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Dinkel’s Bakery For Sale? Popular German Bakery Lists Property, But It Isn’t Closing, Broker Says

The firm that listed the Lakeview bakery said its owners are "just evaluating their options," which could include selling the property and relocating the store.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview Nightlife Workers Sending Valentines To LGBTQ Seniors, Hoping To Show ‘A Little Bit Of Love’ Amid Pandemic

The organizers behind the Valentine's Day project said the cards will "help ease the isolation of the pandemic" for LGBTQ seniors.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Mass Vaccination Sites At Wrigley Field, United Center Could Happen — When City Gets More Doses

"This will be something for sure that is in our future for Chicago in one way or another, but it will be more when there is more vaccine available," said Dr. Allison Arwady.

Citywide

Police Install More License Plate Readers On Lake Shore Drive To Slow ‘Out-Of-Control’ Carjacking Surge

Carjackings in the Lakeview and Lincoln Park area have more than doubled in the last year, and police are increasingly using cameras to track people using expressways to flee scenes.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

5-Story Apartment Building Could Replace Zia’s Lago Vista Restaurant In Lakeview

Developers want to knock down the Italian restaurant and build a five-story apartment building with 48 units.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

A Troubling Trend In Chicago’s School Reopening: More Students Disengaged

CPS released data that showed the majority of white families reported to school buildings as expected so far, while nearly half of Black families chose to stay home. About 62% of Latino students reported to campuses.

Citywide

$100 Million Project Near 43rd Street Green Line Stop Gets Key City Approval

The $250 million Big Deahl project, a fourth location of Small Cheval and a plan to landmark Emmett Till's former home were also approved by the zoning committee.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Lakeview, Lincoln Park Aldermen To Host Carjacking Forum Amid Citywide Surge

The virtual forum is schedule for Feb. 2. Alds. Michele Smith (43rd) and Tom Tunney (44th) will be present with police and prosecutors.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dear Margaret Brings ‘Warm And Welcoming’ Comfort Food To Lakeview, Inspired By Chef’s French-Canadian Grandmother

Executive chef Ryan Brosseau's dishes use fresh ingredients that are available in-season. The menu includes braised beef shank, charred and smoked carrots, roasted beet salad and tourtiére, a Canadian meat pie.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

A Lakeview Matriarch, Immigrant Tried To Give Back After Building A Life In Chicago. Her Family Is Continuing That Legacy

Rafaela Castillo, 89, died from coronavirus. During a long life in Chicago, she was known for helping her neighbors in whatever way she could and holding her family together.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Legendary Cubs Vendor Who Died From Coronavirus Worked Wrigley For Decades, ‘Was A Fixture Of The Ballpark’

Bill Griffin, 88, was the longest-serving vendor in Wrigley Field history. The people he met at Cubs games became like family, helping "Griff" in old age.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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