Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- 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
Spring, Is That You? Miko’s Italian Ice Opens This Weekend
The beloved Italian ice spot is opening for the season a bit earlier than usual this year. "My staff is eager to get back to scooping [and] bringing smiles to our customers' faces," owner Zach Roombos said.10:22 AM CDT
The Budlong Hot Chicken Returns With New Owner, Menu — And Plans For 100 More Restaurants
Budlong's locations in Lincoln Square, Lincoln Park, the Loop and Hyde Park will host grand reopening events next week with discounts on food.9:12 AM CDT
Apartments, Preschool Coming To Former Lincoln Square Bank Building
Eleven apartments at a former US Bank Center on Western Avenue could be available to rent as soon as this summer.7:44 AM CDT
Ruth Cruz, Jessica Gutiérrez Will Discuss Platforms At 30th Ward Virtual Forum Saturday
Voters will get a chance to learn more about Jessica Gutiérrez and Ruth Cruz just days before the April 4 runoff election.
12 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Oddities Flea Market, An Easter Egg Hunt For Your Dog And More
You can usher in April with a cleanup event, an anti-war benefit and more.
Neighbors Criticize Lack Of Affordable Housing In Developer’s Plan For Condos At Former Twisted Hippo Site
The city's Zoning Board of Appeals will have final say on the project, which now features first-floor commercial space in one of the buildings.
Canna Bella Lux Rolling Out Its 1st Pot Products This Summer Thanks To New Partnership
Canna Bella Lux plans to release luxury flowers, edibles and other cannabis products focused on helping people with wellness.
Old Town School Of Folk Music Pauses Plan To Take Over The Grafton After Another Buyer Swoops In
The school wanted to reopen the neighborhood pub as a restaurant and venue. It's not clear who the buyer is.
As Antisemitic Attacks Hit Record High, Chicago Jewish Groups Fight Back By Empowering Communities
Chicago saw 47 reported incidents of anti-Jewish hate last year, compared to 37 in 2021, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Ruth Cruz, Jessica Gutiérrez In Head-To-Head Bid To Represent Retiring Ald. Ariel Reboyras In 30th Ward
Gutiérrez and Cruz head to the April 4 contest each with key backing from elected officials, including Reboyras and Illinois congressional members.
After Abandoned Pitbull Puppy Found Tied To A Pole, Irving Park Animal Rescue Works To Save Him — But They Need Your Help
Cody came to Famous Fido Rescue malnourished and with cigarette burns and overgrown nails. He needs extensive medical care to recover.
Meet ‘Chicago-Fried’ Comedian Maggie Winters, Performing 2 Sold-Out Solo Shows This Weekend
Winters' solo comedy show, “MARGUERITE," explores her life growing up in Chicago and is directed by her two brothers.
Dimo’s Pizza Opening Cafe, Bar In Lincoln Square This April
Dimo’s Cafe will feature the company’s creative pizzas alongside other shareables, complete with a full-service bar and seating area.
Tickets, Signs Not Stopping Illegal Parking In Bike Lanes Where 2 Cyclists Killed, Northwest Siders Say
Neighbors have grown frustrated waiting for concrete bike lane barriers, which are expected to be installed on the busy stretch in April. "I have seen two accidents at that intersection," one said.
Will Retired Cops Return To CPD? Would More Detectives Curb Crime? Vallas, Johnson Spar Over Public Safety Platforms
During a Tuesday debate, the mayoral candidates attacked signature parts of the other's plans to combat crime, improve education and fund city services.
45th Ward Runoff Comes Down To Ald. Jim Gardiner, Attorney Megan Mathias
Final results from the Feb. 28 election were in flux for weeks as officials counted mail-in ballots and Gardiner hovered near the majority vote needed to win the race outright.
17 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Stout Fest, Pop-Up Markets, Lucky Charms Brunch And More
A Holi celebration, St. Patrick's Day brunch party and nautical flea market are also on tap.
Drink A Beer While Supporting Lincoln Square Schools At The Green Post Next Month
The initiative will kick off in April and run through at least 2023. Each month, a portion of sales from one coffee and one beer on the menu will be donated to a neighborhood school.
Burning Bush Brewery Expands With Event Venue And Riverside Patio In North Center
The event venue and riverside patio are opening just in time for Burning Bush Brewery’s third anniversary.
13 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend (That Aren’t For St. Patrick’s Day)
You can celebrate the Persian New Year, make your own sushi, attend a vintage market and more.