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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Irving Park Neighbors Blast Developer For ‘Bulky’ Townhomes, Apartments: ‘This Is Not Downtown’

Opposition to the development has even united unlikely allies: Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez and former Ald. Dick Mell.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Play Kickball And Support Irving Park Neighborhood Programs

Proceeds will support the Greater Independence Park Neighborhood Association programs and events, like the local farmers market.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Apple Fest Returns To Lincoln Square In October After Skipping A Year Because Of The Pandemic

The festival is expanding to Wilson Avenue and will feature a variety of apple-themed food, drinks and apples from local farms.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Dorothy’s Sweet Shoppe Debuts Upgraded Lincoln Square Storefront, Classrooms

The renovated space on Lincoln Avenue includes kitchen equipment donated by Sophie Evanoff, owner of pastry shop Vanille.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Want To Help Preserve Lincoln Square’s German History? Check Out Neighborhood Nights At DANK Haus

Joe and Susan Heinen closed the Red Lion Pub earlier this year. But since May they’ve been serving drinks at DANK Haus' Neighborhood Nights events.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

How You Can Help Amundsen High School Music Students Get New Instruments This Year

"What we want to do ... is we want to get an instrument into the hands of every single kid," the school's music director said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Center Celebrates Updated Town Square With Homecoming Fest This Weekend

The $2 million square opened to the public last year and will host performances by The Black Oil Brothers, Big Fans, the Original Big Shoulders Jazz Band.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Some CPS Parents, Fearful Of COVID-19 And Frustrated With District, Are Forced To Send Their Kids Back Despite Concerns

Responding to concerns, CPS authorized principals to flip classes to remote learning while COVID-19 case investigations are being completed.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

After More Than 400 Exposed To COVID At Lane Tech, Some Question Safety, District’s Notification Process

"I really just need to know real-time information at my kids' individual schools," one Lane parent said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

312RiverRun Trail Finally Complete As Officials Unveil Bike, Running Path Under Rebuilt Irving Park Bridge

The complete trail connects three parks along the North Branch of the Chicago River.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lane Tech Honors First Female Students 50 Years After Going Coed: ‘Thank You For Your Fearlessness’

Lane Tech's first female students enrolled in September 1971 after six decades of being an all-boys institution.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Taproom Opens In Former Huettenbar On Lincoln Avenue

The taproom’s menu includes Oktoberfest brews, ciders and other beers on tap, as well as Malört.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

A Secret Society Of Chicago Bakers Meets Every Month — And It’s Keeping Beloved Bakeries Alive

The Bakers Dozen was founded in the 1930s. Its members — beloved bakery owners — meet in secret once per month to sample each other's goods, catch up and help keep their businesses alive.

Citywide

Ravenswood Manor’s Garage Sale Has Thousands Of Bargains To Check Out Sunday

The event typically draws bargain hunters from all over. This year, more than 140 households are participating.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ravenswood ArtWalk Returns This Weekend With Focus On Local Artisans

The event runs Saturday and Sunday. It will feature photographers, jewelers, brewers and more.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Irving Park Restaurant Owner Says He’s Following Indoor Mask Rules And Surprised City Put Him On Scofflaw List

“I had two uncles and my father die last year from COVID-19,” the owner said. “I don’t think COVID is a game, and we take that very seriously.”

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Townhomes And Apartments Planned At Former DePaul College Prep Campus Face Pushback From Neighbors, Alderman

The proposal would add 357 homes along the North Branch of the Chicago River. But Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez said she doesn't support the development.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago Rolls Out Mental Health Emergency Teams To Reduce Police Encounters With People In Crisis

The Crisis Assistance Response and Engagement program will create teams focused on de-escalating an emergency and providing follow-up treatment.

Citywide

A Photographer Started Baking In The Pandemic. Now, She And Her Husband Will Open R&A Bread Bakers In Lincoln Square

A friend gave co-founder Rachel Beltzman sourdough starter last year for her new baking hobby. Now, she's opening a bakery with bagel sandwiches.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Half Acre Invites Neighbors For A Few Final Pours At Lincoln Avenue Taproom This Month

“We’re excited to welcome people back for a quick spin in here,” Half Acre's founder said.

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