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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

How Can The City Improve North Lincoln Avenue? Fewer Cars, More Space For Walking And Biking, Neighbors Say In Poll

The southern half of the corridor, anchored by the new Ainslie Arts Plaza, has already seen a flurry of activity and improvements over the past year.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Free Movies At Ainslie Arts Plaza Start Wednesday In Lincoln Square

The screenings kick off with a showing of "The Karate Kid." The Davis Theatre will sell alcohol and other beverages.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

‘Night Out In The Parks’ Makes Late Summer Return To Northwest Side

The Brave Space Circus Show will be held Aug. 6 at Wilson Park.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today

PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.

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Lincoln Square’s Jimmy’s Pizza Cafe Finds New Home — And It’s Staying In The Neighborhood

Jimmy's is moving from its longtime Lincoln Avenue home to 2434 W. Montrose Ave., which formerly housed Nick's Pizza & Pub.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

How Lake View High School Students Are Using $10,000 In City Money To Improve Their Campus

Students worked with Ald. Matt Martin's office to learn about local government and participatory budgeting.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber To Seek New Home After City Council OKs Plan For Residential Units

The developer sought a zoning change to add four residential units on the ground floor of its building at 2607-2613 W. Lawrence Ave.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ravenswood Manor Garden Walk Returns Sunday, Marking 65 Years Of Green Spaces ‘By Neighbors And For Neighbors’

The neighborhood event has its roots as the Manor Lawn and Garden Club Contest, which was first held in 1957.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Neighbors Continue Push For Winnemac Dog Park — But The Nearby High School Isn’t On Board

The proposed dog park has the backing of Ald. Andre Vasquez (40th) and conditional OK from the Park District. Amundsen's local school council says no way.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Side ‘Single Ladies’ Facebook Group Seeks To Help Women Stay Safe While Dating In Reopened City

The All the Single Ladies group allows women to stay safe on dates by using the buddy system and check-ins.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Parkside Now Open In North Center, Bringing Twists On American Fare From L&M Fine Foods Owner

The restaurant features a 60-seat interior and a 40-seat patio. It'll serve twists on classic American fare.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Irving Park Parents Fought For Years To Better Their School. A New Playground Could Be Coming, But Other Problems Remain

Scammon Elementary parents and teachers say they're tired of waiting for CPS to fix the school's many problems as kids are forced to learn in leaking trailers and play on crumbling asphalt.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Irving Park Neighbors Blast Northwestern Medicine Plans To Tear Down 120-Year-Old Home: ‘It Feels Like A Poke In The Eye’

Northwestern plans to use the property as a temporary office space during construction or to build a stormwater detention basin for its $150 million medical facility.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Third Time’s A Charm? North Center’s Cobblestone Bistro Reopens Following 2 Pandemic-Related Shutdowns

Markus Chwajol took over The Northman cider bar and dubbed it Cobblestone — then the pandemic hit. Now, it's back with a patio, live entertainment and cider on tap.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

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Lincoln Square’s Gazebo Concert Series Returns To Welles Park Tonight, And On Tuesdays Through August

Most of the free performances start at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo, near Montrose and Oakley. Shows run from July 13 to Aug. 17.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Horner Park Dog Park Reopens With Fencing, Areas For Small And Large Pets, Water And More

The project has been in the works since 2013. More work remains, but users are already basking in the new amenities.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

How Would You Improve Lincoln Square’s Streets And Brown Line Stop? These Surveys Let You Share Your Thoughts

Two surveys will help determine the future look of the streetscape on the northern half of Lincoln Avenue and the Brown Line stop in Lincoln Square.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Parkside Restaurant And Cafe Bringing Oysters, Cocktails And A Focus On Seasonal Foods To North Center This Summer

L&M Fine Foods owner Rebecca Goldfarb tapped Justin Kaialoa, a 2020 Jean Banchet finalist, to head up the kitchen. The restaurant will be in the former Monty Gaels location, 4356 N. Leavitt St.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

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