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Lincoln Park, Old Town
Lincoln Park, Old Town

Jaffee History Trail Opens, Transforming Park Behind Chicago History Museum Into Educational Pathway

Each stop of the history trail builds on the motif of "Chicago is ..." with words like "resilient," "complex" and "connected" to help tell the city's story.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

ZooLights Returns Next Month At Lincoln Park Zoo — And Tickets Are Available Now

Tickets for ZooLights went on sale Thursday for Lincoln Park Zoo members. Sales will open to the general public Oct. 28.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Send Block Club A Photo Of Your Jack-O’-Lantern And You Can Win $100 And Swag

Submit a photo of your jack-o'-lantern by Tuesday to enter our raffle. Your pumpkin could be highlighted in a Block Club newsletter!

Citywide

Sterling Bay Breaks Ground On Lincoln Yards’ First Building, A Massive Life Sciences Center

Construction on the ALLY building marks the start of transforming the area into the controversial Lincoln Yards mega-development in Bucktown and Lincoln Park.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Man Who Shot Cop In Lincoln Park Threatened Woman At Gunpoint Before Attack, Prosecutors Say

Jovan McPherson, 23, faces several felony charges in connection to the shooting of a police officer Monday. The officer is expected to make a full recovery.

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Chicago Police Officer Survives Shooting In Lincoln Park; Suspect Arrested

The officer was shot in his face at the North & Sheffield Commons Mall, but he was later released from the hospital. Supt. David Brown said his wounds are not "life-threatening."

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Folk Legend John Prine Gets Honorary Street Sign In Lincoln Park

John Prine, who died of COVID-19 last year, was honored with a street sign at Armitage and Dayton.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lions Have Finally Returned To Lincoln Park Zoo After Nearly 2 Years: ‘A Place To Learn And Love And Grow’

People can see the zoo's four lions — as well as red pandas, snow leopards and other creatures — at its newly reopened habitat.

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Blues Legend Muddy Waters’ Former Home Is Now A Chicago Landmark

The Kenwood home, which also hosted music legends Howlin’ Wolf and Chuck Berry, was one of three projects to receive landmark status Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

GoGrocer, A Local Grocery Chain, Opens Latest Store In Lincoln Park

The store will launch a free "ultra-fast" delivery app that will allow people to order items and have them delivered in minutes, the owner said.

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Lincoln Park Church Vigil To Envision Safety Without Over-Policing While Honoring Young Victims Of Gun Violence

The sixth annual Vigil Against Violence will honor the 76 children killed by gun violence over the past year. Participants will also discuss alternatives to heavy policing.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Old Town Senior Building Tenants Demand Better Conditions After Owners Cut On-Site Security: ‘We Deserve Respect’

Evergreen Towers resident say they don't feel safe in their buildings without security guards on the property.

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Lincoln Park High School’s Auditorium Is Tattered And Dark. Parents Are Raising Money To Fix It With A Comedy Night

A nonprofit is working to raise $2 million to renovate Lincoln Park High School's auditorium, which lacks basic features like adequate lighting and a soundboard.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Strike A Pose With Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger And Leatherface At Replay’s Halloween Pop-Up

Replay Lincoln Park's Slasher Museum will feature replicas of horror movie sets, weekly trivia and costume contests.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park Wine Fest Returning This Weekend After COVID-Related Delays

The Lincoln Park Wine Fest is Friday and Saturday at Jonquil Park. There will be more than 60 samples of wine for people to choose from.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Square Native American Musical Showcase Part Of Push To Establish Indigenous Peoples’ Day In Chicago

The Old Town School of Folk Music is hosting its third annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Concert Oct. 13.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Sterling Bay To Break Ground On Life Sciences Building In October, Kicking Off Lincoln Yards Mega-Development

Sterling Bay will hold a groundbreaking for the eight-story life sciences building in Bucktown in October.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Old Town Developers Tap World-Class Architect To Design Projects In The Neighborhood

David Adjaye, known for projects like the National Museum of African American History, will design a cluster of buildings at and around the Moody Church campus.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Green City Market Extends Lincoln Park Season Into November

Green City Market in Lincoln Park was supposed to wrap up its outdoor season Oct. 30, but the farmers market added three extra Saturdays in November.

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Lincoln Park Uncorked Wine Stroll Returns Next Week

People can sample red and white wines at more than 10 Lincoln Park businesses during the wine stroll Oct. 7.

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