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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Lake Effect Brewing’s Firehouse Brewpub In Jefferson Park Will Serve Up North Branch Fried Chicken

North Branch Fried Chicken will head up the brewery's kitchen, bringing barbecue, fried chicken and burgers to the former Northwest Side firehouse.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Winnemac Park Fireworks Is A Lincoln Square Tradition — But Some Neighbors, Alderman Say It Needs To Stop

One neighbor says the people setting off the illegal fireworks are “amateurs" with little regard for their own safety or that of spectators.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Enjoy Free Concerts At Horner Park This Summer

The Friday night shows supported by neighbor donations kick off July 23 at the park's field house.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Families Can Explore Horner Park While Hearing A Story About Its Wildlife Through Chicago Children’s Theatre’s Podcast Series

The podcasts are designed to get families exploring their neighborhoods. The latest episode takes people on a tour of Horner Park.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

North Center Concert Series Returns In July At New Town Square

The Polkaholics, Adjacent Cruise, Ludlow and Black Oil Brothers will perform this summer.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Artisan And Makers Market Opens At Ainslie Arts Plaza Saturday

The new market at Ainslie Arts Plaza will happen every other Saturday through Aug. 21.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Her Whole Life, A North Side Shop Owner Was Told To Avoid The South Side. The Folded Map Project Helped Her Challenge That

The racial justice uprisings of 2020 inspired Adrianne Hawthorne to challenge things she was taught as a child. Now, her North Side shop promotes artists from all over the city, and she's no longer afraid of taking the "wrong" exit.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago Park District’s Indoor Pools Will Stay Closed This Summer Because Of Lifeguard Shortage

A number of problems are driving the lifeguard shortage: People aren't passing the swim test, the lifeguard pipeline has been disrupted and more.

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.

Citywide

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
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