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Lincoln Square Nonprofit Uses Spent Grain From Half Acre, Pilot Projects Brewing To Make Dog Treats
Two nonprofits have partnered to employ adults with developmental disabilities by selling dog treats made with spent grain from local craft breweries.
Hunt For Chicago’s Hidden Gems With A New Book Filled With Riddles And A Treasure Map
The book has riddles that lead to more than 300 Chicago locations, including the United States' first Black art museum and a bed and breakfast run by monks.
Rev. Billy’s Chop Shop, A Rock ‘N’ Roll Salon And Art Gallery, Set For Grand Opening At New Lincoln Square Location
Rev. Billy's Chop Shop has moved into a bigger spot at Western and Montrose. It will host its first artist reception in more than two years Sunday.
Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge Is Back For Its Final Edition This Weekend
The fundraiser for St. Viator School & Parish has raised more than $300,000 in its nine years. Organizers plan to overhaul it after this year.
Logan Square Chocolate Shop Katherine Anne Confections Will Open 2nd Location In Irving Park Next Year
Katherine Anne's opened in Logan Square in 2006. But the new location will have more space to handle production of its drinking chocolate and other desserts, the owner said.
Horner Park Dog Park Group Hosting Pints And Pups Fundraiser At Burning Bush Brewery
The project has been in the works since 2013. Volunteers have continued raising funds to improve the dog-friendly area at Horner Park.
Thresholds, A North Center Nonprofit, Gets $1 Million To Renovate Building Providing Mental Health Services For Youth
Buoyed by federal funding, Thresholds leaders expect to begin renovations this year to upgrade the building where their youth services have been based since the '80s.
Jeri’s Grill Will Continue Its Legacy As A Diner, As Alexander’s Eyes September Opening In North Center
Alexander's, which has been in Edgewater since 1960, is a family-owned, Greek, old-school diner serving breakfast and lunch dishes.
There’s Still Time To Sign Up For The Irving Park Garage Sale
Northwest Side neighbors have until Monday to sign up for the Aug. 13 event.
Lincoln Square Parents Furious Over Ousting Of Longtime Waters Ecology Director
Pete Leki ran the school's acclaimed garden and ecology program for 31 years. Changes to CPS funding rules led to Leki's departure, the principal said. But Leki suspects he was fired for his eco-activism.
Land & Lake’s Ravenswood Restaurant Opens Friday In Former Fountainhead Spot
The eatery is Land & Lake’s third location. Renovations include a new rooftop patio, more seating and a mural painted by a local artist featuring neighborhood buildings.
Lincoln Square Neighbors Raising Money To Add Trees For Migratory Birds At River Park
Invasive trees were removed three years ago — but they were an important habitat for birds, neighbors said. They're fundraising to recreate that habitat with native trees.
Western Avenue Brown Line Station Getting $8 Million In City Funding To Support Major Upgrades
The tax increment financing dollars are part of a $30 million upgrade of the Western Avenue Brown Line station.
A Steamroller Will Make Giant Art Prints In Lincoln Square Saturday
Chicago Printmakers Collaborative's popular Monster Truck Mash is free and will feature live music and activities for children.
Koval Adds ASL Tour, Braille Menu Options At Ravenswood Distillery And Taproom
“We want to figure out ways for people to have a good time, and part of that is making sure that good time is accessible,” Koval's founder said.
Lincoln Square Affordable Housing Development Finally Moves Forward As City Agrees To More Units, Less Parking
City leaders previously said they did not want to use tax credits to subsidize public parking when their priority is maximizing affordable housing and encouraging public transit.
Jersey Mike’s Subs Coming To Pork & Mindy’s Former Old Irving Park Spot In October
The sandwich shop's new home on Irving Park Road was previously a Pork & Mindy’s location and Get A Grip Cycles.
Marine Veteran Critically Injured In Irving Park Hit-And-Run Heads Home After Doctors Save His Leg
Raul Basulto nearly lost his leg after a hit-and-run in May. He's started physical therapy and has surgeries coming up as he heals: "I think the hardest part is behind me."
How A North Side Immigrant Rights Group Is Using Korean Folk Drumming To Build Community
Nonprofit Hana Center wants to get more people involved in their work around immigration and racial justice by teaching more classes in Pungmul, a drumming style used in protests.
Gazebo Concert Series Returns To Welles Park On Tuesdays
Performances are 6:30 p.m. every Tuesdays at Welles Park's gazebo through late August.