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Lincoln Park, Old Town
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Sweet Mandy B’s Celebrates 20th Birthday With Cupcake Giveaway, Old-School Flavor Revivals And More

Sweet Mandy B's is bringing back some of its most popular treats from over the years, including its Banana Split Cupcakes and award-winning Buncha Crunch Birthday Bars.

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Replay Lincoln Park Transforms Into Jurassic Park For Latest Pop-Up

The arcade bar's "Jurassic Park" pop-up features giant dinosaurs, custom-built vehicles and cocktails themed after the series.

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Lincoln Park Exhibition Tells Story Of Renowned Bangladeshi Photographer, Activist Shahidul Alam

The exhibition features nine banners of photography by Shahidul Alam, who was imprisoned for 107 days after criticizing his government.

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Brooklyn Boulders Lincoln Park Closing At End Of July, Citing $1 Million In COVID-19 Losses

The rock-climbing gym crumbled under real estate taxes and the pressures of the pandemic.

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Lincoln Park’s Dinner And A Movie Loses License; Owner Says Neighborhood ‘Targeted’ The Popular Spot For Black Dining

The business was operating more like a club than a restaurant, officials said. But the owner said the city did little to help him as he tried to tackle problems and create a space for "Black love."

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Cycle Smithy Will Close Beloved Lincoln Park Bike Shop In September After 49 Years

Cycle Smithy has bikes from the 1800s and onwards. Owner Mark Mattei will take them home and sell everything else for 30 percent off.

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5 Charged In Red Line Holdup That Spanned 2 Cars, Ended With Victim Stabbing Robbers, Prosecutors Say

The early Friday attack involved as many as six people who stabbed and beat the victim, police said. The victim took out a knife and fought back, stabbing three of his attackers.

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Here’s How Mayor Lightfoot Will Pick The New 43rd Ward Alderperson For Lincoln Park

The 43rd Ward covers most of Lincoln Park and includes portions of other Near North Side communities.

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10 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

Wicker Park Fest returns, sample 'za at Pizza City Fest, catch a modern take on Shakespeare — and so much more.


4 Stabbed As Man Fights Off 6 Attackers During Attempted Robbery On Red Line In Lincoln Park, Police Say

A group of six people tried to rob and stabbed a man on a Red Line train, police said. Three of the attackers were also injured as the victim fought back, police said.

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Ald. Michele Smith Resigning In August After 11 Years Representing Lincoln Park

Smith has been alderperson for 11 years, but she said she has "deepening responsibilities towards family and friends" and must step down. Mayor Lightfoot will be able to appoint a replacement.

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City Violated Civil Rights Of Black, Latino Chicagoans By Pushing Polluters Into Their Neighborhoods, Feds Say

The city's "driving role" in facilitating General Iron's exit from Lincoln Park benefited the mostly white community at Black and Latino South Siders' expense, federal officials said.

South Chicago, East Side

Hank DeZutter, Journalist Who Championed Neighborhood News And Profiled Barack Obama In 1995, Dies At 80

DeZutter co-founded the Chicago Journalism Review and the Community Media Workshop, which is now known as Public Narrative.

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The Wild Mile’s First Stretch Is Ready, Bringing Floating Gardens, Paths And More To Chicago River’s North Branch

PHOTOS: The Wild Mile is an ambitious project to turn a 1-mile stretch of the Chicago River from North to Halsted into a floating, wildlife-first educational park.

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Beware: Red-Winged Blackbirds Are Back And Aggressively Defending Their Lakefront Nests

Signs warning of the birds — sometimes known as "nature's a--holes" — have popped up along the Rogers Park lakefront.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lincoln Park Businesses Hosting Sidewalk Sale This Weekend

Businesses along Armitage Avenue, Halsted Street and Webster Avenue in Lincoln Park will offer deals while selling merchandise on the sidewalk Saturday and Sunday.

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Old Town Restaurant Raising Money For Injured Staffers After Driver Careens Stolen Car Into Patio, Injuring 6 People

A driver crashed the car into the patio of Uproar in Old Town, injuring diners and staffers. The driver then fled the scene, police and witnesses said.

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North Avenue Beach Lifeguards Say They’re ‘Overworked’ As Park District Partially Closes It To Move Guards To Pools

Beachgoers said they've noticed fewer lifeguards, bigger crowds and deteriorating conditions at North Avenue Beach.

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Chicago Air And Water Show Returns In August With Blue Angels, Golden Knights And Other Performers

This will be the first full-scale Chicago Air and Water Show since 2019. It will include a dedication to Rudy Malnati Jr., a member of the famed pizza family who helped coordinate the shows in years past.

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Catholic And Queer: Affirmed Church Group Creating A Welcoming Space For LGBTQ Chicagoans

The group is building bridges between Catholicism and LGBTQ Chicagoans. "We are accepting here, we're inclusive and we have a space for you if you're interested."

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