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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s New Life Housing Shelter, Operating For 30 Years Out Of Old Auto Shop, Seeks Help Funding Renovation: ‘We’re In Desperate Need’

New Life Interim Housing Shelter is hoping to break ground soon on a massive renovation of its homeless shelter, but it needs an additional $300,000.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Metropolis Coffee Reopens In Edgewater With New Menu — And More Focus On Community

Metropolis has brought in products from local businesses like pHlour and Kyoto Black in its return from a coronavirus-forced hiatus.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

TimeLine Theatre Pitches Plans To Move From Lakeview To Uptown, Renovate Warehouse Into Arts Center

The plan to move to a bigger space in Uptown and renovate the building at 5033 N. Broadway has been in the works since 2018.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Loyola Beach Sea Wall Will Get New Look When ‘Artists Of The Wall’ Festival Returns This Weekend

The event will include a memorial for people who died during the past year from COVID-19 and other things.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Couple’s Huge Paintbrush Pride Display Has Turned Their Andersonville Home Into A Tourist Destination

Jesse Campbell and Nicholas Vazquez created the installation with a rainbow paintbrush, boas and walkway in support of LGBTQ communities.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

City Hosting First Juneteenth Flag-Raising Ceremony At Daley Plaza Monday As Kickoff To Week-Long Celebrations

The Juneteenth flag will be raised at Daley Plaza as part of Chicago's first day of observance for the holiday honoring the liberation of enslaved people.

Downtown

‘Life-Threatening’ Currents, Waves Will Make It Dangerous To Swim In Lake Michigan Monday

This week is expected to be mostly sunny and warm in Chicago, though.

Citywide

Plan To Turn Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Into Apartment Building Shot Down By Neighborhood’s Alderman

Ald. James Cappleman said he will not support Lincoln Property Company's plans for a 314-unit apartment building on a Weiss Hospital parking lot.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Monty And Rose Have A New Nest And Egg After Lakefront Skunk Ate Their Last 4

The resilient, endangered piping plovers have rebounded from last week's skunk attack to make a new nest and lay an egg at Montrose Beach.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Montrose Bird Sanctuary Getting Paved Path This Summer To Improve Accessibility

The bird sanctuary's main loop will have an asphalt path to keep visitors in approved areas and make more space for nature.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Free Movie Screenings Coming Back To Uptown’s Buttercup Park Starting This Weekend

The event organized by an Uptown neighbor kicks off Saturday with concert film "Monterey Pop" and an iconic short movie with local ties.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Benedictine Sisters Want To Sell Part Of West Ridge Monastery Campus For Senior Living Development

To help its aging population, the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago wants to sell a portion of its St. Scholastica Monastery to build a senior living center.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

The Bird Cage, Reopening Later This Month, Highlighting Chicago LGBTQ Heroes With Pride Month Display

The mini museum features LGBTQ icons like Vernita Gray, Antonia "Tata" Flores and chef Tania Callaway. The Bird Cage reopens June 24.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s Candyland House, The Pastel-Colored Home Of Local Artists, Up For Sale

Jackie and Don Seiden's home is as colorful inside as it is outside, with virtually every part of the house painted in pastels. "It's like a Barbie's dream home. It's the most eclectic house I've seen in 20 years as a realtor."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Parson’s Chicken & Fish Opening Andersonville Location Next Week

The popular local chain is taking over the former Stone Fox restaurant space at 5721 N. Clark St. Stone Fox abruptly closed in 2019.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Monty And Rose’s Eggs At Montrose Beach Eaten By A Skunk, But The Piping Plovers Are Trying To Nest Again

It's a setback for the endangered Great Lakes piping plovers, but birders say the couple is already attempting to produce another clutch of eggs.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

As Long-Awaited Red Line Overhaul Begins, Officials Say Disruption To North Side Stations Will Be ‘Worth It’

The reconstruction will completely rebuild Red and Purple line tracks and create stations at Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Naming Riverwalk And Park — Not Lake Shore Drive — After Du Sable A Better Way To Honor City Founder, Lightfoot Says

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan was announced after aldermen proposed naming Lake Shore Drive after du Sable, which angered some residents.

Downtown

Rogers Park Cafe Nibbles And Nosh Closes After 4 Years On Sheridan Road: ‘It Is Time To Move On’

"We love you, Rogers Park, and it's been a helluva ride," owners Lindzi Shanks and Kat Connor said in a note to Nibbles and Nosh customers.

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