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Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park, Old Town
Lincoln Park, Old 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.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

PAWS Chicago Pets Can Be Adopted For Free During This Week’s ‘Summer Lovin’ Event

PAWS will waive the adoption fee for people who adopt an adult pet.

Citywide

Chicago History Museum Offering Free Admission And Virtual Event For Juneteenth

The museum's virtual festivities will include a panel discussion on the impact of Juneteenth.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Replay Lincoln Park Transforms Into ’90s Nickelodeon Pop-Up Featuring ‘Hey Arnold!,’ ‘Rugrats’ And, Of Course, Green Slime

The Nick Arcade pop-up celebrates Nickelodeon's popular '90s shows, like "Rugrats," "Doug" and "Rocko's Modern Life."

Lincoln Park, Old Town

‘Life-Threatening’ Currents, Waves Will Make It Dangerous To Swim In Lake Michigan Monday

This week is expected to be mostly sunny and warm in Chicago, though.

Citywide

After A Teenager Was Shot Near Oz Park, Neighbors Call For More Security Cameras, Foot Patrols

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged in connection to the shooting, but neighbors say they need more security cameras and cooperation with police to make the Oz Park area safer.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dom’s Kitchen & Market Opens In Lincoln Park. Here’s A Look Inside The Grocery Store And Food Hall

Dom's Kitchen & Market combines grocery shopping with restaurant dining and food delivery.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Cleanup In Aisle 9! Crews Rip Up Old Town Walgreens, Piling Mounds Of Dirt And Bricks In The Middle Of The Store

A viral tweet shows workers inside in a deep trench ... in the middle of an Old Town Walgreens, where people continued to shop.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Park’s Cenacle Sisters Requesting Demolition Permit To Convert Religious Center Into Homes

Cenacle Sisters is selling the religious center to care for aging nuns.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Liquor Sale Curfew, DuSable Delayed: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Out Of City Council

There was little change for the most controversial items that were on the City Council docket, but aldermen did approve multiple projects in the neighborhoods.

Citywide

Chicago Beaches Officially Reopen Friday With Lifeguards, Amenities

Concessions will make their return for Memorial Day weekend.

Citywide

Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

Citywide

Lincoln Park Preschool Gets Key City Approval After Delay And Dueling Traffic Studies From CPS, Neighbors

Two new Chicago Public Schools preschools in Lincoln Park just need approval from City Council to become reality.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Sprawling North Union Mega-Development On Moody Bible Campus Gets Key City Panel Approval

The Chicago Plan Commission approved the North Union project, which would annex about half of the Christian college's campus to build a mix of residential towers, luxury townhomes, commercial space and 2.5 acres of public parks.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Sustainable Shoe Brand Rothy’s Opens 1st Chicago Shop In Lincoln Park

The store at 846 W. Armitage Ave. is the company's first in the Midwest. Like its shoes, the Rothy's storefront is made from recycled materials.

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