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Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park, Old Town
Lincoln Park, Old Town

8 People Shot While Using Party Bus In Old Town Triangle, Police Say

The violence marked the third mass shooting in less than a day in Chicago.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Manhandler Saloon In Lincoln Park To Become Apartments, Restaurant With City Council Approval

The Manhandler Saloon, which closed its doors for good in November, will soon become a three-story apartment building with a restaurant on the first floor.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park’s Manhandler Saloon Could Become Apartments, Restaurant After City Council Vote Wednesday

The city's Zoning Committee approved developers plans to build a three-story apartment building with a restaurant on the first floor at the site of the old Manhandler Saloon.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

Citywide

Baby Of The Family: Monty And Rose’s 4th Plover Hatches, And It’s ‘Healthy And Vocal’

This marks the third straight year Monty and Rose, the city's beloved piping plover pair, have successfully hatched eggs at Montrose Beach.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Developer Shares Third Proposal For Apartments At Former Lincoln Park Gas Station, But Neighbors Still Push Back

The five-story apartment building at 2658-2670 N. Lincoln Ave. is the third design Tempus Real Estate Group has proposed for the lot since 2017.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dangerous, 6-Foot Waves Possible At Lake Michigan Beaches On Thursday

People should avoid going near the shore or swimming at Chicago's Lake Michigan beaches, the National Weather Service warned.

Citywide

Take Home A Pup In Need At PAWS’ ‘Underdog To Wonderdog’ Event This Weekend

PAWS is waiving adoption fees for people who give a home to a dog with specific needs, like specialized training or a childless household.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Manhandler Saloon Could Become Apartments And Home To A New Restaurant

A major restaurant group said it's interested in opening in the development, which would bring another eatery to a busy stretch of Halsted Street.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

Citywide

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum To Reopen Thursday, Requiring Masks For All Visitors

The museum still will require social distancing and masks, particularly to protect children who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park Neighbors Want Area Cafe’s Rowdy Private Parties Shut Down: ‘You Can’t Even Be Outside’

Pegasus Protein rents its patio for people to host gatherings of up to 40 people, but neighbors say it's become a hotspot for raucous parties.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park’s Dinner And A Movie Restaurant Shut Down After A Fight, Mace And A Volley Of Gunfire

Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) wants city officials to investigate the business, which he said is not operating as a restaurant as advertised. Neighbors have been complaining about the business for weeks.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Beloved West Town Restaurant Tecalitlan Reopening In Lincoln Park’s New City: ‘It’s Still Us’

The restaurant left its West Town digs last year after 47 years in business. "We've been at this too long to fail."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Controversial Plan To Convert Historical Old Town Stable Into Stores And Apartments Approved By City Council

Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) said the plan was the result of a compromise with developers that included smaller addition to the historic garage. But some neighbors argued the plan should never have been approved in the first place.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Group Turning Morton Salt Factory Into Music Venue Sees Promise In Goose Island: ‘We’re Finally Getting Some Love’

Lower rents, edgier offices, parking and outdoor spaces are a draw in a neighborhood once known for industry.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lions Will Come Roaring Back To Chicago This Fall In Lincoln Park Zoo’s Renovated Habitat

Ziplines that bring food to the lions, simulating prey, have been installed, and there are lots of shady spots for the big cats.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Critics Of Changing Lake Shore Drive To DuSable Drive Suggest Alternatives — But Supporters Aren’t Backing Down

Ald. David Moore said the votes are still there to pass an ordinance that would rename Lake Shore Drive after Jean Baptiste Point du Sable — and said attempts to rename the Riverwalk and Millennium Park in its place won't work.

Downtown

Controversial Plan To Turn Historical Old Town Stable Into Stores And Apartments Clears Key City Panel

Neighbors have opposed the project because it took landmark status away from the old building.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dickens Greenway, A Controversial Bike Lane Running Through Oz Park, Approved

Some say the greenway could create a dangerous "bike highway" through Oz Park, but advocates have said it will make travel safer.

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