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- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Goodbye, Polka-Dots: Crews Break Ground On $16 Million Street Overhaul At Belmont And Lincoln
The streetscaping project will bring permanent curb extensions, new lighting and traffic signals, trees and widened sidewalks to the Lincoln Hub area in Lakeview.
Woman Stabbed 3 People During Argument Hours After Pride Parade, Police Say
The stabbing was among a number of disturbances that broke out in the post-parade hours, including an unrelated triple shooting.
Despite Post-Pride Stabbings, Shootings, Lakeview Alderman Says Police ‘Did A Very Good Job’
Local Ald. Tom Tunney, who said last week he was "deeply concerned" about the Chicago Police Department's post-parade plans, said officers responded "amazingly well" to the mayhem.
Pride Parade Comes Back To Northalsted As LGBTQ People Fear For Their Futures Post-Roe V. Wade
Sunday marks the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court decision affirming same-sex marriage, a right many felt is at risk under a conservative Supreme Court. "... We have a right to be concerned," one marcher said.
Car Fire On DuSable Lake Shore Drive Snarls Afternoon Rush Hour Traffic; Driver Uninjured
The driver of the car, who was not hurt, said he thought his battery exploded and started the fire.
Ald. Tunney ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Pride Parade Security, Wants More Officers, He Tells Top Cop
Ald. Tom Tunney asked Supt. David Brown for more officers at Sunday's Pride Parade, which he said could be the largest in Chicago history.
Optima Lakeview Luxury Rental Building Opens In Closed Treasure Island Grocery’s Spot With Year-Round Rooftop Pool
The Optima Lakeview building features the city's first year-round rooftop pool, a gym, heated dog park, indoor basketball court and other amenities.
Friends And Fans Of Cynthia Plaster Caster To Celebrate Late Artist’s Life With ‘Thanks, Doll’ Metro Concert
Cynthia Albritton, known as Cynthia Plaster Caster, was famous for casting the private parts of rock stars. There will be a musical celebration of her life in July at the Metro.
Mama Gloria, Trans Icon Who Mentored Queer Chicago Youth With Her Charm School, Dies At 76
Gloria Allen, known as Mama Gloria by the younger LGBTQ people she mentored, said in a recent interview that she lived most of her life "out and proud" as a Black, transgender woman.
Want To Watch The Pride Parade And Avoid The Crowds? Here Are Bars And Restaurants With Good Views
Block Club rounded up restaurants near the route where you can try to nab a spot so you can view the parade and its celebrations, but in a slightly calmer setting.
Trikone Chicago Wants To Celebrate LGBTQ South Asians With Its First-Ever Pride Float — But It Needs Your Help
Trikone has long provided community and resources to queer South Asians. Its members hope to raise awareness of their work through a Bollywood-themed float at the Pride Parade.
Reclaim Pride Leaders Urge People To Uplift Black Trans Women, Commit To Social Justice: ‘This Is What Pride Should Be About’
The Reclaim Pride March was a merger of the Drag March for Change and Pride Without Prejudice protests, two racial justice demonstrations formed after George Floyd's murder in 2020.
Social Justice Protest Aiming To ‘Reclaim Pride’ Happening Sunday In Lakeview
Sunday's Reclaim Pride Protest is a merger of the Drag March for Change and Pride Without Prejudice marches that were born in the wake of George Floyd's murder in 2020.
AIDS Garden Chicago Opens Along Lakefront, Dedicated To The Thousands Lost To The Deadly Epidemic
The memorial was created near the site of the former Belmont Rocks, a popular gathering place for LGBTQ people between the 1960s and 1990s.
Drag Kings Are ‘Booming’ In Chicago, Pushing Limits Of What Drag Can Be
Although drag kings still face adversity compared to their queen counterparts, Chicago is home to a vibrant, thriving community of drag kings.
The Ultimate Guide To LGBTQ-Owned Businesses In Chicago
Chicago is home to dozens of LGBTQ-owned businesses that serve the community year-round.
Lane Tech Wins First Public League Baseball Championship Played At Wrigley Field In 4 Years
"When we first walked out here on the field it was surreal. But you can’t let the moment get too big for you,” one player said. “We’re just playing baseball.”
Ginger Minj, Michaela Jaé And Matteo Lane To Headline Northalsted Market Days Festival In August
This year's Market Days marks the 40th celebration of the LGBTQ-friendly street festival. It will run Aug. 6-7.
Bears, Pups And Otters Can Rep Their Identities With New Clothing Line By 2 Local LGBTQ-Owned Businesses
Edgewater-based streetwear brand Soundoff is partnering with Northalsted-based Men's Room to offer the special LGBTQ-themed collection.
Neon Dinkel’s Sign Being Auctioned Off After Century-Old Bakery’s Closure
The vertical neon Dinkel's sign was listed on an auction website with a starting bid of $5,000. The famous bakery closed April 30 after more than 100 years in business.