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Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park, Old Town

City Council Approves Plan To Convert Morton Salt Factory Into Music Hall, Office Building

The $30 million project will generate $4.5 million in annual tax revenues, according to developers.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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

The Deep Freeze Has Lifted, But Chicago Is Still Encased In Ice

Here's a look at what Block Club Chicago photographer Colin Boyle found Monday.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Garfield’s Beverage Wants To Open In Old Town, But Some Neighbors Say They Have Enough Liquor Stores

Garfield, which has locations in Wicker Park and Lakeview, said the store would complement the family-owned Galleria Liqueurs and The House of Glunz nearby.

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Lan’s Old Town Shut Down — Again — After Hosting Second Maskless Party In 2 Months

Lan's Old Town hosted 27 people who weren't wearing masks for a party Valentine's Day weekend, city inspectors found.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dan O’Donnell, ‘Alderman’ Of Armitage Avenue, Revitalized A Business Community — And Helped Thousands Of Irish Students In Chicago

O'Donnell, 80, was a beloved business and property owner who became a resource for other entrepreneurs in the area. He died Jan. 19.

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Second City Could Be Bought By Private Equity Firm: Report

Strauss Zelnick, a New York private equity investor, is said to be nearing purchase of Second City for about $50 million, the Financial Times reported.

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star Dan Levy Says Cast Won’t Appear At Unsanctioned Lincoln Park Pop-Up

Replay Lincoln Park's "Schitt's Creek" pop-up has replicas of the Rosebud Motel, Café Tropical, Moira's wig wall and the iconic "Welcome to Schitt's Creek" sign.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Learn More About Projects Along Chicago River, Including Lincoln Yards, At Thursday Webinar

The webinar will cover Lincoln Yards, the Morton Salt district, Lathrop Homes, Rockwell on the River and 1308 N. Elston Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lincoln Park Zoo Reopens In March With ‘Beers And Bears’ Fundraiser

People can buy tickets now to be among the first visitors back in the zoo and receive an exclusive DryHop Beer and virtual improv show by the Second City.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Schitt’s Creek Pop-Up Featuring Moira’s Wig Wall, Local Version Of Rose Apothecary Opening Friday At Replay Lincoln Park

The arcade bar is partnering with the Chicago Makers Pop Up Shop to recreate Rose Apothecary with artisanal items, fan art created by local artists and more. There's also a Café Tropical drink menu.

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Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition Opens In Old Town, Offering Dreamy Look Into Famous Painter’s Psyche

The show uses more than 50 projectors to display 400 Vincent van Gogh paintings across every nook and cranny of the venue.

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Lincoln Park’s Urban Nomads Works To Rebrand While Threat Of Eviction Looms

Owners of the Asian American restaurant said they hope the return of indoor dining and overhauling the business will be enough to pay back months of unpaid rent.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Sweetwaters Cafe Opens On Near North Side, Bringing Asian-Inspired Coffee, Treats To Newcity Complex

Sweetwaters Coffee opened Jan. 30 on the Near North side. It is the first Illinois location for the Midwestern chain.

Near North Side, River North

New Park Beneath Old Town Brown Line Tracks Would Bring Needed Green Space To The Neighborhood, Advocates Say

The new park will transform a long, rectangular lot underneath the CTA tracks in Old Town into a public area for gathering, dog-walking, working out and more. Organizers are seeking community input on its design.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

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

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.


$250 Million Old Town Project With 450 Apartments And Affordable Condos Gets City Approval

The Shops at Big Deahl project would include three residential buildings, a fitness center and a public park.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

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

Lakeview Godmother Was A World Traveler, Style Icon And Best Friend To Many — Until COVID Took Her Away

Henley, 70, who always had a fresh hairstyle and was adored by her goddaughter and friends, died this fall from coronavirus. "She had the biggest heart and was always smiling, so happy to see you."

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