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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Lincoln Square Hosting Vaccination Event At River Park Fieldhouse. Here’s How To Sign Up

Around 1,500 vaccines will be given out at the River Park Fieldhouse, 5100 N. Francisco.

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Lincoln Square Lot Would Be Great For Affordable Housing, Some Neighbors Say — But Others Want To Keep The Parking Spaces

The city-owned lot at 4715 N. Western Ave. is one of the main metered parking areas serving the prime Lincoln Square commercial area. A previous proposal to build on the lot didn't go through.

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Chicago Cop Who Teaches Use Of Force Rules At Academy Faces Felony In Off-Duty Irving Park Shooting

Officer Kevin Bunge was given a $1,000 bond while he awaits trial.

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April’s Hop, Stop ‘N’ Run 5K Benefits North Center’s Common Pantry

The Hop, Stop 'N' Run 5K is set to start April 3 and continue through April 10.

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Nighttime Welles Park Ballgames Would Be Great For Kids And Businesses, Lincoln Square Group Says — But Some Neighbors Torn

The Welles Park Parents Association is behind the plan to add lights to the field, allowing for night games and practices for youth baseball and softball players. But some nearby residents are worried about noise, traffic and light pollution.

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Apartments Now For Rent In Former Lawrence Avenue Sears Building

The $40 million redevelopment of the former Sears into retail and apartments was announced in 2017. Nearly half of the apartments are already rented, according to a leasing agent.

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Push To Rename Kolmar Park For German And Jewish Poet Killed In Holocaust Gets Her Family’s Support — From All Around The World

Kolmar Park is named for the street it is on, but neighbors want it to honor poet Gertrud Kolmar, who was killed in the Holocaust. Kolmar's great-nephew said the renaming would preserve his family's legacy.

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Old Town School Of Folk Music Teachers Want Seats On Nonprofit’s Board

Teachers presented a public letter of support for the union’s demands from more than 60 people, including Old Town co-founder Frank Hamilton and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy.

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14 People At Northwest Side Elementary School In Quarantine After Positive COVID-19 Case

Chicago Public Schools officials reported the positive COVID-19 case Saturday, affecting three student-teacher pods.

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You Can Help Pets In Need And Win Prizes During ALIVE’s Comedy And Music Event Saturday

Comedians and musicians will perform while attendees try to win raffle prizes. Money that's raised will go to ALIVE Rescue.

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Hardcore Punk Label ‘Another City Records’ Donates Portion Of Sales To Groups Fighting For Social Justice

Bands signed to the label get a say in which social justice groups will benefit from sales of their music, the label's founder said.

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Help Raise Money For Special Olympics’ Virtual Polar Plunge With Bags Tournament At My Buddy’s Chicago

The two bags tournaments at My Buddy’s is part of numerous events to replace the Chicago Polar Plunge, which is converting to a virtual fundraising format this year.

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Need Help Creating Your Dream Garden? City Grange Hosting Online Festival For Newbies And Experts Alike

The Great Grow Along virtual festival kicks off March 19 and includes courses on raised beds, landscaping, house plants and more from some of the biggest names in gardening.

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The Pandemic Created A Mental Health Crisis. A Free Center In Irving Park Offers Help For Those Struggling: ‘There Is A Huge Need’

Anyone who is 18 or older and is struggling emotionally is welcome at Rincon Family Services' free facility — even people who are simply having a bad day and need someone to talk to.

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Dog Walkers, Pet Sitters Try To Hold On With Minimal Business During Pandemic

Dog-walking companies are struggling but hope warmer weather, more vaccinations and the dog adoption boom can bring back normalcy to the industry.

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Lincoln Square Alderman Pushes Zoning Change To Force Developer To Reveal Mystery Grocer

The developer says it can't reveal its tenant because of a non-disclosure agreement. The lack of information has frustrated neighbors, who worry the grocer could be an Amazon Fresh.

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Lincoln Square Group Wants To Install Lights To Host Night Games In Welles Park

The association’s plans will be presented at a virtual meeting 6:30 p.m. March 11.

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Northwestern Project At Former Sabatino’s Site Gets Ald. Jim Gardiner’s Support

But some neighbors who live near the proposal say more revisions need to be made before the city gives Northwestern the final OK to build.

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Cloud Kitchens’ Plan To Resolve Traffic, Parking Problems In North Center Is Too Little, Too Late, Neighbors Say

“We just finished our second meeting about these problems and they’ve only gotten worse," Ald. Matt Martin said.

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Here’s A Look At Irving Park, Albany Park And Avondale Street Construction Starting This Year

There will be parking restrictions while crews try to get the work done before the end of November, city officials said.

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