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Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park, Old Town
Lincoln Park, Old Town

41 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Randolph Street Market, Beverly Art Walk, Oktoberfests And More

The 312 Block Party, Live! Chicago, SAUCED Night Market and Chicago Gourmet are also on deck.

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2 More DePaul Students Robbed In Lincoln Park

Several DePaul students have been robbed in four separate holdups over the last two weekends.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Young Lords’ History Of Battling Lincoln Park Displacement To Be Honored At DePaul

DePaul's stone building at 804 W. Belden Ave. was once the site of the Young Lords' week-long protest against gentrification in Lincoln Park.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

New Late Night Bars Would Be Banned In Parts Of Old Town, Gold Coast Under Proposal

Ald. Brian Hopkins also wants a ban on all future liquor licenses along Wells Street in Old Town, saying neighbors and police have had enough of rowdiness and disorderly behavior.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

Royal George Theatre Will Be Redeveloped Into 9-Story Apartment Building

City Council voted to approve the 131-unit development across from Steppenwolf Theater, which faced fierce opposition from neighbors and has since been scaled down.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Riot Fest, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Film Festivals And More

The Englewood Jazz Festival, Mexican Independence Day Parade and Connect South Shore Arts Fest are also back this weekend.


Old Town Weed Dispensary Rejected By Ald. Brian Hopkins

Developers wanted to build a dispensary with 16 apartments above it along Wells Street, but Ald. Brian Hopkins refused to sign off on a needed zoning change.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

DePaul Students Robbed In Lincoln Park In 3 Separate Holdups

One student was punched in the face before a robber made off with her belongings.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dragonflies Seem To Be Everywhere Along Chicago’s Lakefront. Here’s Why. 

Millions of common green darner dragonflies are migrating across Lake Michigan on their journey from Canada to the Gulf Coast and looking for a place their larvae can survive.


32 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Taste Of Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest And More

A Pilsen Malört Fest, Asian film festival, Madison Row block party and a tour of Avondale-Logan Square thrift shops are also on deck.


Lincoln Park Wine Stroll Offers Opportunity to Shop And Sip

Participants will be able to try wine and food from several Lincoln Park businesses, with pedicabs and child care available.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Queer Fam Pride Jam Draws Hundreds Of Families To Celebrate Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Community

PHOTOS: The all-ages Pride festival featured drag makeovers, house music dance lessons, LGBTQ+-owned vendors and other activities.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Steppenwolf Theatre Cuts 12 Percent Of Staff

Steppenwolf Theatre laid off 13 full-time employees and closed seven open positions as the theater company faces declining revenue streams.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

15 Things To Do Outside In Chicago In September

You can hike native Illinois prairies with bison, search for microbes in the Chicago River or kayak for free at Bubbly Creek.

Sport & Outdoors

23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Labor Day Parades, ARC Music Festival, Bike The Drive And More

The Chicago Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, Fiesta Boricua and rescheduled Queer Fam Pride Jam are also on tap.


Why Chicago Is Losing The War On Rats

New York has a Rat Czar. Other cities are trying new trapping methods. But the “rattiest city in America” can’t keep up with skyrocketing rodent complaints, data shows.


Pizza City Fest Was ‘A Disaster’ On Day One, Attendees Say, With Some Calling For Refunds

Long waits for food and insufficient crowd control led to some people abandoning TV personality Steve Dolinksy's food fest on Saturday — despite dropping $100 on tickets. But by Sunday, things ran smoothly, others said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Need More Pickleball? 11 Pop-Up Courts Now Open At Lincoln Yards

The Lincoln Yards Pickleball Pop-Up, 1685 N. Throop St., will be open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through the end of November.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Old Town Neighbors Blast Proposal For High-End Lounge On Wells Street

Caché's owners promise the cocktail lounge will be a low-key environment for business professionals to hang out, but neighbors worry it will exacerbate Wells Street's problems with drunken unruliness.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

24 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lakeview Taco Fest, Taste Of Greektown And More

Celebrate the end of August with Pizza City Fest at the Salt Shed, the Thalia Hall Block party, Cultivate Festival, a Hyde Park flea market, a Humboldt Park salsa band concert and more.

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