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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

House Of Wah Sun Moving Into Closed Golden Nugget On Irving Park This Month As New Sign Goes Up

One of the city’s oldest Chinese restaurants will initially be BYOB after it relocates while it waits for city approval on its liquor license.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s Beloved Famous Dutch Pancake Huis Is Closed For Good

If it was brunch in Lincoln Square, you could count on eager diners waiting for one of the few tables at Dutch Pancake Huis. The owners quietly shut it down after 15 years.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Center Garden Walk Returns Sunday With 50 Gardens, 5 Lemonade Stands, Neighborhood Trolley

The event is noon-5 p.m. Sunday and organized by the North Center Neighbors Association. 

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Smylie Brothers Brewery To Open Beer Garden With Food Trucks At Bowmanville Plant

The "chill hangout" will offer neighbors a place to grab beers and a bite to eat, "and the kids can run around," the brewery's owner said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Irving Park Catholic Church Property Up For Sale, But No Word On If The Buildings Will Be Saved

The property includes the masonry and concrete church building, rectory, former school building and a parking lot. The parish closed in 2021, and the school shut down in 2005.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Improved Crosswalks Coming To North Center As Elementary School Crossing Guards Battle ‘Aggressive’ Drivers

The street improvements have long been planned, but they have taken on renewed urgency after a string of crashes where drivers killed or hurt pedestrians, an alderperson said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

After 3-Year-Old Killed In Uptown, North Side Alderperson Wants City To Tow Cars Blocking Bike Lanes

"With all the people who have been in accidents over the past month, especially on the North Side, we need to do the right thing and keep our neighbors safe,” Ald. Andre Vasquez said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

City Council Might Roll Back Speed Camera Fines For Drivers — As Transportation Groups Plea For Folks To Slow Down

Speed camera fines disproportionally impact Black and Brown motorists, supporters of the ordinance said. Others say rolling back fines after 3 kids were killed by cars is a bad idea.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

2 Longtime CPS Librarians Fought Against Cuts For Years. Then They Were Fired: ‘The System Punishes The Loudest Voices’

Leslie Westerberg of Nixon Elementary and Nora Wiltse of Coonley Elementary are devastated their jobs were eliminated and worry their schools' libraries will sit empty next school year.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Community Memorial Planned Wednesday For 2-Year-Old Killed By Driver In Lincoln Square

Neighbors can share their ideas on how to make the city's streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists in honor of Raphael "Rafi" Cardenas, who was killed by a driver.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Cheeto Puff Sushi? Popular Suburban Spot Wajo Brings Its Creative Sushi Concepts To Lincoln Square

Owners Won Jang and Joy Kwak operated Wajo out of suburban Wheeling for 10 years before opening a second location in Lincoln Square.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Trying To Go Green? Learn More About Sustainable Living, Environmental Advocacy At Eco Fest In Welles Park

The free Saturday festival is an opportunity for neighbors to learn more about sustainable living and become more involved in environmental advocacy to address the climate emergency, Ald. Matt Martin said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Longtime North Side Volunteer Killed After Driver Hits Him In A North Center Crosswalk

Peter Paquette, 75, died hours after about 300 people marched on the North Side to demand better city infrastructure to protect bicyclists and pedestrians.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Hundreds March In Lincoln Square, Uptown To Demand Safer Streets After 2 Toddlers Killed: ‘It Is Evident That Our Streets Are Not Safe’

After Raphael "Rafi" Cardenas and Elizabeth "Lily" Grace Shambrook were killed, organizers said the city must crack down on unsafe driving, improve enforcement of traffic laws and boost the city's biking network.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ravenswood On Tap Returns To Malt Row This Weekend With Special Tappings From Local Breweries

This year's festival will feature 14 special tappings from area breweries, live music and games like giant Jenga.

Ravenswood

Here’s How To Sign Up For The 312 River Run Trail’s First 5K In Irving Park

Proceeds from the run will go to improvements at the parks along the trail, organizers said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Golden Nugget Pancake House Closes In Old Irving Park After 52 Years, Leaving Neighbors ‘Heartbroken’

The neighborhood’s Golden Nugget, once a 24-hour spot, closed Sunday after struggling with slower sales and finding workers.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Machete-Wielding Robber Charged After ‘Wreaking Havoc Across Chicago,’ Prosecutors Say

Andre Gonzalez, 35, was charged with armed robbery in connection with three machete attacks in the Avondale area. A remaining seven attacks are still under investigation.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

$100,000 In Rare Cards, Including Michael Jordan And Mickey Mantle Rookies, Stolen After Thief Cuts Out Lincoln Square Store’s Bricks

Elite Sports Cards & Comics' owner said rookie cards of Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson and Mickey Mantle were stolen in an early morning heist caught on video.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Side Polynesian Dance Company Performing Friday For Ravenswood Free Summer Concert Series

The Horner Park Advisory Council is organizing free performances from local groups through Sept. 9 at three neighborhood parks.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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