Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
32 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Taste Of Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest And More
A Pilsen Malört Fest, Asian film festival, Madison Row block party and a tour of Avondale-Logan Square thrift shops are also on deck.
Lincoln Park Wine Stroll Offers Opportunity to Shop And Sip
Participants will be able to try wine and food from several Lincoln Park businesses, with pedicabs and child care available.
Queer Fam Pride Jam Draws Hundreds Of Families To Celebrate Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Community
PHOTOS: The all-ages Pride festival featured drag makeovers, house music dance lessons, LGBTQ+-owned vendors and other activities.
Steppenwolf Theatre Cuts 12 Percent Of Staff
Steppenwolf Theatre laid off 13 full-time employees and closed seven open positions as the theater company faces declining revenue streams.
15 Things To Do Outside In Chicago In September
You can hike native Illinois prairies with bison, search for microbes in the Chicago River or kayak for free at Bubbly Creek.
23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Labor Day Parades, ARC Music Festival, Bike The Drive And More
The Chicago Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, Fiesta Boricua and rescheduled Queer Fam Pride Jam are also on tap.
Why Chicago Is Losing The War On Rats
New York has a Rat Czar. Other cities are trying new trapping methods. But the “rattiest city in America” can’t keep up with skyrocketing rodent complaints, data shows.
Pizza City Fest Was ‘A Disaster’ On Day One, Attendees Say, With Some Calling For Refunds
Long waits for food and insufficient crowd control led to some people abandoning TV personality Steve Dolinksy's food fest on Saturday — despite dropping $100 on tickets. But by Sunday, things ran smoothly, others said.
Need More Pickleball? 11 Pop-Up Courts Now Open At Lincoln Yards
The Lincoln Yards Pickleball Pop-Up, 1685 N. Throop St., will be open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through the end of November.
Old Town Neighbors Blast Proposal For High-End Lounge On Wells Street
Caché's owners promise the cocktail lounge will be a low-key environment for business professionals to hang out, but neighbors worry it will exacerbate Wells Street's problems with drunken unruliness.
24 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lakeview Taco Fest, Taste Of Greektown And More
Celebrate the end of August with Pizza City Fest at the Salt Shed, the Thalia Hall Block party, Cultivate Festival, a Hyde Park flea market, a Humboldt Park salsa band concert and more.
There’s An Adorable New Baby Zebra At Lincoln Park Zoo
The yet-to-be-named foal, part of an endangered population of Grevy's zebras, was born Monday and is the zoo’s fourth zebra.
Frustrations Mount Over Restaurant Surcharges — But Owners Say Fees Are Necessary For Survival
The cost of food, staff shortages and other issues are forcing restaurants to make tough choices, owners said. "It's a constant battle."
DeNuccis Opens in Lincoln Park, Ballyhoo Hospitality’s 2nd Italian Restaurant
The red-sauce joint takes over the old Four Farthings Tavern space across the street from Gemini, Ballyhoo’s flagship restaurant.
Old Town Speakeasy Prepares To Open, But Alderman Worries It Will Worsen Problems On Wells Street
The owners of Caché say it will be a low-key lounge, but Ald. Brian Hopkins said another tavern would add to problems with disorderly conduct and public intoxication. A community meeting is scheduled for Thursday.
Lincoln Park Dispensary Plan Gets Needed Permit From Zoning Board
This is the final zoning approval needed for Marigrow to operate a dispensary in the former Salt n' Pepper Diner. The company still needs construction and occupancy permits before it can start renovating.
CAMP’s ‘Shop-And-Play Experience’ For Kids Of All Ages Opens Saturday In Old Town
The store is collaborating with multimedia company Doodles on an interactive exhibition that begins behind a “Magic Door” inside the flagship location.
Royal George Theatre Redevelopment Gets Key City Backing
Neighbors have fiercely opposed plans to replace the closed theater with a nine-story apartment building, but local businesses and nearby Steppenwolf Theater have endorsed the project.
31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Air & Water Show, Ribfest, Sangria Festival And More
Chance the Rapper fans will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Acid Rap, and the Jollof Festival, froSkate pop-ups and a Pilsen walking tour are also on deck.
Wieners Circle Stops Playing Music Outdoors, But Neighbors Say Back Patio Is Still Too Noisy
Owner Ari Levy assured neighbors the famed hot dog stand won't play music outside except on days it has a permit to do so, but neighbors now want the business to stop all special events with loud music.