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15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Small Business Saturday, World Cup Watch Parties And Holiday Fun

You can also go bowling for a greater cause, attend an art battle and join a holiday sing-along.

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Shop Local 2022: A Lincoln Square, North Center, Albany Park, Irving Park And Ravenswood Gift Guide

From hand-poured candles to David Bowie-themed board games, shops in the Lincoln Square area are packed full of potential gifts.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

16 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Christkindlmarket, Zoo Lights, A Pub Crawl And More

You can also learn how to salsa dance, attend a vintage festival, watch a comedy show, sleep over at The Shedd and more.

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19 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Antique Holiday Market, Drag Brunch And Home Movies From The South Side

Shop for the holidays at one of the city's many seasonal markets, taste vegan bites at a night mercado, experience "The Godfather" at a Chicago Philharmonic concert and more.

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Mindful Baking Owner Raising Money To Open Vegan, Gluten-Free Cafe In Ravenswood

Owner Diane Mejia specializes in baking vegan and gluten-free cakes, doughnuts, muffins, pies and more.

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Homeowners Hit Hard By September’s ‘Supercell’ Storm And Flooding Won’t Get Federal Relief

Nearly 2,000 North Side residents reported flooding in their basements after the September storm overwhelmed city sewers and created flash floods.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Halloween And Día De Los Muertos In Chicago 2022: 70+ Events To Celebrate Around The City

There are trunk-or-treat events for kids throughout the city, Halloween parades, haunted houses and more this Halloween weekend.

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Haunted Chicago: Here’s Some Of Our Favorite Neighborhood Halloween Decorations

PHOTOS: Check out how Chicagoans have decked out homes across the city for Halloween.

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Ravenswood’s Empirical Brewery Evicted Because Of Thousands In Unpaid Rent, Court Records Show

Empirical's landlord terminated the lease in May after brewery owners failed to pay more than $16,000 in rent. Authorities evicted the company from its Malt Row home Friday.

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15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Halloween Parades And Parties, A Beer Stroll, Vegan Market And More

There's also Diwali in the Park, a music festival and Día de los Muertos procession.

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Fed Up With Long-Abandoned Homes, Ravenswood Manor Neighbors Urge City To Crack Down On Owners

Calls to public officials haven't saved the slumping homes, neighbors said. Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez's office is pushing for a meeting with city officials about the houses.

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Check Out Lincoln Square And Ravenswood During Open House Chicago

This year's fest includes tours of All Saints' Episcopal Church, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative and more.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

18 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend, Including Wine Fest, Donut Crawl, A Día De Los Muertos Mercadito

You can celebrate fall, Día de los Muertos, Indigenous Peoples' Day and Oktoberfest at events across the city this weekend.

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21 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: St. Helen Carnival, Vintage Fall Fest, Oktoberfests And More

The temperatures are dropping, but the city isn't stopping, with fall fests, a night-long performance of Indian classical music, a tool sale and more fun.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

18 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Riot Fest, Beverly Art Walk And More Fun

The Lakeview Taco Fest, Martini Festival, Edgewater Arts Festival and several Mexican Independence Day celebrations are also on tap.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Supercell Storm Dumped More Than 5 Inches Of Rain In Parts Of City: ‘No Combined Sewer System In World Could … Hold That Kind Of A Burst’

City officials defended the sewer system after the major rainfall, saying the storm's unusual speed and intensity were partially to blame for mass flooding.

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Long-Delayed Ravenswood Metra Station Renovation Stalls Again Because Of Supply Chain Issues

The project — announced in 2010 — has faced setbacks due to lack of funding and weather. Officials said they hope to have it done by the end of the year.

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15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Ravenswood Art Walk, Mexican Independence Parade & A Pickle Crawl

From a gyro fest and double-dutch meetup to dog yoga and two Selena-themed tributes, there's something for everyone this weekend.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Ravenswood Art Walk Is Back This Weekend With Live Music, Local Art And Craft Beer

Now in its 20th year, the festival features open studios and galleries, live music, an outdoor artist market, children’s corner and beer garden.

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Empirical Brewery Transforming Into Lego Pop-Up With More Than 1 Million Bricks

The pop-up will be decorated with Lego sculptures, but the real draw is the thousands of Lego pieces that customers can use to build their own creations.

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