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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Irving Park’s Artist-Run Color Club Aims To Become Venue For Theater, Weddings And More

“This property has been a place of celebration, community gatherings and cultural expression since its inception,” one of its new owners said. “We’re really excited to carry on that theme.”

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s Apple Fest Returns In October

The two-day festival starts Oct. 2 on Lincoln Avenue and will expand to Wilson Avenue for the first time.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Center’s Burning Bush Brewery To Host Outdoor Short Film Fest Thursday

The film festival will screen shorts from local and international filmmakers.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Neighbors Throwing Prom For Amundsen High Schoolers To Give Them ‘A Little Bit Of Normalcy’

Amundsen's community raised more than $5,920 to host the outdoor prom at the school's campus in Winnemac Park.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Teens Can Submit Designs For This Year’s Lincoln Square Farmers Market Tote Bag

All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. June 30, and the winning design will be announced July 7.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

‘The Great Lake Jumper’ Nears 365 Straight Days Of Plunging Into Montrose Harbor To Treat His Pandemic Anxiety

Dan O’Conor began his daily ritual last summer as a way to clear his head during the pandemic. Instead of stopping, he powered straight through the winter and spring.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Bowmanville Street Sale Returns Saturday With More Than 100 Families Selling Goods Throughout Neighborhood

The sale has happened every year since 1996 except for last year, when coronavirus forced its cancellation.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ravenswood’s Over Easy Cafe Closes Permanently After 15 Years: ‘We’ve Had A Great Run’

The beloved brunch spot on Damen Avenue had been closed since December.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s Summer Concert Series Canceled For 2nd Year

The event, which brings free shows to Giddings Plaza Thursday nights in the summer, has been called off until 2022.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Neighbors Applaud Six Corners Sears Redevelopment At 1st Public Meeting But Call For More Affordable Housing, Traffic Study

The redevelopment of the old Sears building, which has sat empty since 2018, will bring more density and business to Six Corners, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

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Leland Avenue Shared Street Returns This Week To Allow More Space For Pedestrians On Side Streets

The city's Shared Streets program returns this year, once again starting with Leland Avenue between Uptown and Lincoln Square.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Virtual Public Meeting On Six Corners Sears Redevelopment Set For Thursday

The alderman previously hosted invite-only meetings with some neighborhood groups, which left some reporters and residents shut out of the process.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Lincoln Square’s Ainslie Arts Plaza Set To Host Makers’ Market, Live Music And Movies This Summer

"We will be showcasing the energy and creativity of this community with the plaza, as a gateway to continued development on Lincoln Avenue North,” Ald. Andre Vasquez (40th) said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

In Pandemic Pivot, Portage Park Entrepreneur Gives Artists And Makers A Home With Pop-up Markets

The Joy Room Chicago, a new creative business incubator and event space, will host a pop-up market Saturday.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Lincoln Square’s DANK Haus Hosting Maifest Fundraiser To Help Support Nonprofit

As the city reopens, DANK Haus is trying to make up for dozens of public programs, weddings and school fundraisers canceled last year due to the pandemic.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ravenswood Culver’s Opens May 31 With A Takeout Window, Large Dining Room — And Lots Of Local Workers

Neighbors have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the Culver’s at 1819 W. Montrose Ave. since July 2019.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s Zero-Waste General Store Joins Forces With Hyde Park Company To Sell Plant-Based Detergent

“We’re reducing waste in a way that is almost like the milkman in the old days," said one of Dinobi's owners.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Center’s Common Pantry Building New Headquarters On Lincoln Avenue Next Year

The new building at 3900-10 N. Lincoln Ave. is a blank slate for the organization to carry on its mission, according to the nonprofit's leaders.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago Is Rapidly Losing Its Signature Home, The Two-Flat: ‘Now You Go Through Lincoln Park And It Looks Like The Suburbs’

Chicago has lost thousands of two-, three- and four-unit buildings. In wealthy areas, they've become single-family homes. In poorer neighborhoods, they're now vacant lots.

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