Skip to contents

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

After Black Mom Reported To DCFS, Parents And Teachers Urge CPS To Address ‘Chaotic, Toxic and Divisive’ Culture At Lakeview School

Parents are calling for new leadership at Inter-American Magnet School, which they say is plagued with persistent problems, infighting and mismanagement.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview, Roscoe Village Restaurant Week Offers Way To Eat Local And Support Food Pantries

When you order from participating restaurants, $3 will be added to your tab to support Lakeview Pantry and Common Pantry.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Mercury Theater — Thought To Be Permanently Closed — Will Soon Reopen Under New Leadership

The Theater announced last June it was closed for good, but officials said Wednesday they secured the funding to reopen.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

10 Public Libraries Expanding Hours To Open Sundays

The 10 libraries — which cover a variety of neighborhoods, including Austin, Edgewater and Mt. Greenwood — will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays starting April 18.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Wrigley Field Vaccination Site Will Help Outreach Toward Vulnerable Populations, Officials Say

The mass vaccination site next to Wrigley Field opened Monday. Up to 2,000 people can get vaccinated there daily.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Here’s How To Get Vaccinated By Wrigley Field

Any Chicago resident who is 18 or older and part of Phase 1C can get a shot at the Wrigley Field mass vaccination site. Here's what you need to know.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead

The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.

Albany Park

Wrigley Field Is 20 Percent Back: Fans Return After A Year To Drink Beer, Watch Cubs, Boo The Mayor

The sunny but brisk Home Opener featured masks, a fraction of the seating, relieved fans and a rather quiet Wrigleyville.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Here’s How You Can Celebrate Cubs Opening Day While Supporting Local Businesses

Local businesses are welcoming back Cubs fans to Lakeview with Opening Day-themed deals.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Opening Day At Wrigley Field Will Look Very Different This Week — But Fans Will Finally Return

Enhancements to the ballpark include self-service ticket check-ins, faster security scanners and an app to order concessions from fans' seats.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated

"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.

Albany Park

Mom Reported To DCFS For Picking Up Son A Few Minutes Late Wants Lakeview Principal Fired

Parents said the principal's use of the district's stranded student policy was the latest in a series of poor judgement calls made at Inter-American Magnet School.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview School’s New Name Honors Harriet Tubman After Board Approves Name Change

Agassiz Elementary now will be Harriet Tubman IB World School, stripping the name of the Swiss American scientist who backed theories used to defend slavery.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Pride Parade Could Happen This Year, Optimistic Organizers Say — But Don’t Expect Celebrations In June

The parade was canceled last year, but coordinator Tim Frye said it could be held this year, possibly in late summer or early fall.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lakeview’s Agassiz School Ditching Name Of Racist Scientist, Set To Become Harriet Tubman IB World School

The CPS Board of Education will vote Wednesday to finalize naming the school for Tubman. Louis Agassiz, the school's current namesake, is known for opposing interracial marriage and championing a theory used to defend slavery.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

A 10-Year-Old Student Was Picked Up From School A Few Minutes Late — So Lakeview School Reported His Mom To DCFS

CPS teacher JaNay Dodson, who is Black, said the policy to call police and child services if a student is picked up past 4:30 p.m. should be changed — especially since it wasn't evenly applied at the school.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Lady Gaga, Guns N’ Roses And More Performing At Wrigley Field This Summer After Having Shows Rescheduled By The Pandemic

The Cubs announced the rescheduled tour dates on Tuesday.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Upcoming Film ‘Art And Pep’ Tells Decades-Long Love Story Behind LGBTQ Bar Sidetrack — And The Fight For Gay Rights In Chicago

The documentary chronicles the 40-year relationship of LGBTQ civil rights leaders Art Johnston and Pepe Peña, owners of Sidetrack in Lakeview.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Celebrate 312 Day Virtually With Livestreamed Music Or Burger Benefitting Brave Space Alliance

Goose Island's 312 Day celebration includes a virtual broadcast and a burger benefitting the Black- and trans-led Brave Space Alliance.

Citywide

After Brutal Year, Wrigleyville Businesses Ready For Cubs Fans To Return: ‘There’s A Light At The End Of The Tunnel’

After a full year of baseball without fans, Wrigleyville businesses are looking forward to having foot traffic in the neighborhood as Wrigley Field opens at 20 percent capacity.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
1 of 72