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Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

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The Ultimate Guide To LGBTQ-Owned Businesses In Chicago

Chicago is home to dozens of LGBTQ-owned businesses that serve the community year-round.

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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.” 

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

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