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Ravenswood On Tap Returns To Malt Row This Weekend With Special Tappings From Local Breweries

This year's festival will feature 14 special tappings from area breweries, live music and games like giant Jenga.

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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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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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Shop Sustainably, Tour Local Artisans’ Studios At Chicago Fair Trade’s Citywide Open House Saturday

Fair trade business owners and advocates will host pop-up markets, give tours and hand out "a whole lot of fair trade chocolate" at about 25 sites across Chicago.

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Want To Be A Beer Expert? Chicago Is Home To One Of The Most Exclusive Beer Programs

Only 20 people are master cicerones, or certified beer experts. People from all over the world come to Ravenswood to take the exam.

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Land & Lake Opening 3rd Location At Former Fountainhead In Ravenswood In June

The menu at the Ravenswood location will be similar to Land & Lake's Andersonville location, but it will have more of a focus on craft beers from nearby Malt Row.

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Ravenswood Residents Ditch Third-Party Delivery Apps In Effort To Boost Local Businesses

Restaurateurs throughout the city have urged people to order directly from them, as it provides them with more revenue during a hard time for eateries. A spreadsheet helps Ravenswood neighbors easily do just that.

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Chicago’s Craft Brewers Make Last-Minute Push For Relief Funds As State Lawmakers Finalize Budget

“We're trying to hold on and hold the roof up for our businesses, for our employees and for our communities,” one brewery owner said. “I think it’ll take us at least five years before we pay off the debt we’ve taken on.”

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Ravenswood Elementary Students Designed And Built Their Own Instrument, And It’s Going On Display In The Neighborhood

Neighbors will be able to play the 8-foot-tall instrument once it's installed this month.

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New Ravenswood Clothing Store Started By Two Friends With A Passion For Vibrant Vintage Style

Her & Ziba’s owners Elhom Karbassi and Leslie Castromayor, who have Iranian and Filipino backgrounds, bonded selling vintage clothes at local markets and trying to break into a predominately white industry.

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After Almost 5 Years, Apartments Near Ravenswood Metra With Affordable Housing Could Begin Leasing In Fall

The $40 million complex at the former Chase Bank site was proposed in 2016, and the bank was replaced with a smaller version in 2019. Construction on the apartments could finally wrap by 2023.

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Anna’s Thai Kitchen Brings Generations Of Family Recipes To Ravenswood

Owner Anna Ong said the menu is like a greatest hits of her family’s most popular recipes, which she learned from her mother while growing up. The restaurant is in the former location of Nami Sushi Bar on Montrose.

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Is CPS Undercounting COVID-19 Cases In Schools? Alderpeople Demand Investigation As Allegations Spread

CPS officials denied any wrongdoing and defended their methodology, saying the discrepancy highlighted on Twitter will be cleared up.

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This Ravenswood Sculptor Wants To Make You A Mini Replica Of Your Chicago-Style Home

Katie Lauffenburger has a three-month waitlist of customers paying $5,000 and up for her one-of-a-kind, 10-inch homes.

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Scooters Are Coming Back To Chicago, But They Won’t Be Allowed On The 606 Trail

The scooters, which are arriving in the spring, will also be banned on the lakefront path and the riverwalk.

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COVID-19 Testing Chain Opened Pop-Ups Across The US. Now, It’s Temporarily Closing Amid Federal Investigation And Mounting Complaints

The Center for COVID Control's lab wasted 40,000 tests, according to a federal report. And again and again, people have reported getting late results, no results — or ones that don't make sense.

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Block Club Chicago Awarded $1.6 Million Grant From American Journalism Project To Expand

In conjunction with the American Journalism Project grant, the Chicago Community Trust pledged an additional $450,000 in matching funds to Block Club over three years.

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Cultivate By Forbidden Root Opens In Former Band Of Bohemia Spot In Ravenswood

Malt Row’s newest brewpub features vegan-friendly options prepared on a wood-fired hearth alongside craft beers. 

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Christmas In Chicago: 26 Photos Of Amazing Holiday Decorations In The City

PHOTOS: Chicagoans have decorated their blocks with hundreds of lights, candy canes and blow-up snowmen as they prepare for Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's.

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Ravenswood Light Up Nights Return This Weekend With Live Music, Restaurant Specials

Neighbors can enjoy light displays, a public art project, live music, restaurant specials and other holiday activities during the free, three-night event.

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