Lincoln Park, Old Town

Looking For Free Summer Meals For Kids? This Texting Service Wants To Help

By texting FOOD (or COMIDA) to 877-877 Chicagoans can be connected to free meals for kids.

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Is Your Garden A Champ? Entries Open For Chicago Gardening Awards — Pretty Plants Not Necessarily Required

How a garden benefits the environment and community is as important as how it looks when it comes to the Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards, now open for entries.

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How ‘True West’ Was Won: Pivotal Production Of Sam Shepard’s Classic Returns To Steppenwolf

Gary Sinise, John Malkovich, Laurie Metcalf and the theater company mounted a 1982 production that later traveled to New York and helped put Steppenwolf on the map.

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Overworked Social Workers, Underserved Kids: As CPS Works To Fill 100+ Vacancies, ‘Kids Are Getting Shortchanged,’ Teachers Say

"I feel like I have to turn hurting children away," said one social worker, while others described the situation as a mental health crisis, especially for general education students.

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Dogs, Cats Left Homeless During Oklahoma Storms Are Coming To Chicago And They Need Your Help

Hundreds of homeless animals will need foster and permanent homes when they arrive in Chicago on Friday.

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Man Pushed Down And Attacked Woman, 26, Outside In Lincoln Park, Police Say

The attack happened Wednesday night in the 1800 block of North Burling Street, police said.

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This May Was The Wettest One Ever In Chicago’s History

And don't hate the messenger, but ... more rain is coming.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Hundreds Of Kids Unite For ‘Performapaloozathon’ At The People’s Music School

The Saturday all-day concert event will feature students of all ages and skill levels.