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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Man Being Questioned In Machete Robberies In Avondale Could Be Linked To 9 Attacks

At least nine attacks have been reported since May 27, but police said they're still working to determine if all nine are connected. A "person of interest" is being questioned in the case.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After Driver Hits, Kills 2 Year Old In Lincoln Square, Neighbors Donate Thousands To Support Boy’s Family

Raphael Cardenas was killed Thursday while he was riding a scooter. “Children should be able to walk and roll around their neighborhood safely,” Ald. Matt Martin said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Machete-Wielding Man Wanted In String Of Avondale Attacks: ‘I Thought For Sure I Was Going To Be Murdered’

At least six attacks have been reported in the Avondale area since May 27, according to police. In each incident, a man armed with a machete stole the victim's belongings before driving off in a silver sedan.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After 2 Cyclists Killed, Protected Bike Lanes Coming To Stretch Of Milwaukee Avenue On Northwest Side

Raised concrete curbs are coming to Milwaukee Avenue's bike lane between Addison Street and Irving Park Road to improve safety for cyclists using the bike highway.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Old Town School Of Folk Music Teachers Reach Deal For 1st Union Contract

Teachers are expected to vote on the new contract this month, a union spokesman said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s Artisan & Makers Market Is Back Saturday

The summer market on Lincoln Avenue features a rotating crew of local artists and makers selling a variety of curated items most Saturdays through August.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

How A North Side School Changed Its Curriculum To Create A More Inclusive Environment

Bell Elementary students spent a year discussing different identities leading up to their own Pride parade. “We want all students to feel a sense of belonging and representation in our community,” a counselor said.

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North Center Farmers Market Returns Saturday With 10 New Vendors, Jazz Trio

The market happens every Saturday from June through October.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Baker Miller Owners Open Wild Oats, A Children’s Consignment Shop In Lincoln Square

“It’s a more eco-minded and affordable way of shopping for kids and we’re not throwing things away," a co-owner said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Maifest Returns To Lincoln Square Thursday For 1st Time In 3 Years, Here’s The Full Schedule

The annual event in the heart of the neighborhood was canceled in 2020 and 2021. Proceeds will benefit organizations including the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Mayfestiversary Brings Beer, Sausage And Kriek Slushies To Ravenswood This Weekend

Proceeds from the event benefit The Friendship Center food pantry in Lincoln Square.

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Lincoln Square Liquor Store Worker Seriously Injured In Attack Outside Shop: ‘It Just Breaks My Heart’

Eduard "Ed" Peci, 70, is a fixture behind the counter at Windy City Liquors. Neighbors are raising money for his medical care after police said someone punched him outside the store last week.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Weed Dispensary At Former Yoga Studio Gets Key Zoning Approval

Botavi Wellness and Justice Cannabis Company want to open a recreational cannabis dispensary near Lawrence and Western avenues.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Audubon Elementary Will Add Dozens Of Pre-K Seats With $6.9 Million Campus Expansion

“The goal is to provide free pre-K for all 4-year-olds in Roscoe village and North Center,” the principal said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Bob Mould, Guided By Voices And DEHD To Headline Square Roots Festival In Lincoln Square

The neighborhood music festival goes July 8-10 and will feature more than 20 bands.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Food Pantry Will Reopen In June To Serve More Neighbors Thanks To $200K Grant

The renovation to upgrade the grocery area and onsite storage will allow more people to come in for food assistance, its executive director said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

After Marine Veteran Critically Injured In Irving Park Hit-And-Run, Friends Raise Money For His Recovery

Family said Raul Basulto, a father of triplets, could lose his leg after the May 14 crash. Police are looking for the truck driver involved.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ravenswood’s Free-Cycle Event Returns This Weekend For Neighbors To Trade, Reuse And Recycle Home Goods

The popular neighborhood event is back — and could give neighbors a chance to snag items related to pandemic-inspired hobbies, organizers said.

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Ravenswood Manor Braces For 2 Alderpeople In 1 Small Neighborhood: ‘It’s Like They’re Paying Hot Potato With Us And Our Issues’

The northeast half of the neighborhood would be moved into the 40th Ward, which is primarily on the other side of the North Branch of the Chicago River.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square’s Merz Apothecary Buys KOBO Candle Company, Will Move Production From New York To Chicago

Merz acquired KOBO Candles and plans to move its manufacturing operations from Saratoga Springs, New York to a warehouse in Avondale, about 2 miles from its Lincoln Square shop.

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