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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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 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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.