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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Uses Martial Arts Skills To Subdue Man Who Punched An Uptown 7-Eleven Employee

In an incident shown partially on Facebook Live, Idriz Redzovic restrained and pinned a 30-year-old man to the floor while waiting for police to arrive at the store.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown Tent Camp Moved So City Can Repair Viaduct After Fires, But Residents Say ‘We’re Going Back’

Tent city residents willingly relocated to nearby parkland and have been told they can return to the viaducts once work is finished, officials and residents said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ald. Tunney ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Pride Parade Security, Wants More Officers, He Tells Top Cop

Ald. Tom Tunney asked Supt. David Brown for more officers at Sunday's Pride Parade, which he said could be the largest in Chicago history.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

‘Bryn Mawrket’ Will See Young Artists, Fashion Designers And Entrepreneurs Take Over Edgewater’s Bryn Mawr Avenue Friday

More than 40 young artists and business owners will pop up on the street and in vacant stores for a festival to revitalize the Bryn Mawr business corridor.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Homeless Shelter, Now Operating In Motel, Hopes To Open Men’s Shelter On Clark Street

North Side Housing and Supportive Services has run a men's shelter since 1984, most recently in a Rogers Park motel. It is looking to establish a 72-bed shelter in the neighborhood.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3 Seniors Die During May Heat Wave, City Council Passes New Cooling Rules

City Council passed Ald. Maria Hadden's rule change that requires cooling systems in senior buildings and requires some buildings to set up cooling centers during warm spells.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

A Rogers Park Resident Has Sold Ice Cream On The Beach For Years. His Cart Broke — But Here’s How You Can Help

"I just love him so dearly and I just want him to have his ice cream cart as soon as possible," one resident said. "I just think about the season ending — it does feel like August is right around the corner."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Broadway Through Edgewater Could Get Fewer Lanes, Lower Speed Limits And Bike Lanes

Ald. Harry Osterman is also proposing to add pedestrian islands to Broadway, boost density through new residential development and add a pool to the Broadway Armory.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

City Council Might Roll Back Speed Camera Fines For Drivers — As Transportation Groups Plea For Folks To Slow Down

Speed camera fines disproportionally impact Black and Brown motorists, supporters of the ordinance said. Others say rolling back fines after 3 kids were killed by cars is a bad idea.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

1st ‘Panera To Go’ Store In US Opens In Edgewater As Takeout-Only

Panera-To-Go offers the chain's full menu in a takeout- and delivery-only model.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rhapsody Theater Opens In Rogers Park, Bringing Magic And Music To Former Mayne Stage

"We're not the Rhapsody Theater that could be anywhere in the world. We're the Rhapsody Theater that could only be in Rogers Park," the venue's managing partner and artistic director said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Dispensary Not Coming To Former Leona’s After Hadden Asks Pot Shop To Look Elsewhere In Rogers Park

Verano Holdings sought to move its Rogers Park dispensary from a side street to a prominent former restaurant, but Ald. Maria Hadden said there are better uses of the Sheridan Road property.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shedd Aquarium Improvements, Controversial West Ridge Library Sale Get Key City Approval

The controversial sale of the former West Ridge library building, offered for a fraction of the final price before Block Club and neighbors questioned the public process, also is moving forward.

Downtown

World Refugee Day With Cuisine From All Over The Globe Coming Saturday To Pottawattomie Park

The event will feature a solidarity march, a free picnic, musical performances and more.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown Senior Living High-Rise, Redeveloped College Campus Get OK From Cappleman’s Zoning Board

The development would rehab a historical school campus in Uptown, but some neighbors are not sold on the planned senior living tower that would rise from a parking lot.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Steep Theatre Debuts New Edgewater Location Friday After 2 Years Off Stage

The theater lost its longtime home next to the Berwyn "L" stop to redevelopment. But it's back just two blocks east in a converted Christian Science Reading Room.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Artists Of The Wall Fest Will See 160 Murals Painted On Rogers Park Lakefront Seawall Weekend

The 28th Artists Of The Wall Festival will see painters bring murals to the Loyola Beach sea wall this weekend.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville’s Pride House Adds Colorful Unicorn To Its Rainbow Yard Display

While admirers flocked to the house to take pictures last year, there was some online backlash to the display — which is why the couple felt the need to bring it back.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

2 People Critically Injured After Driver Jumps Curb Outside Andersonville’s Midsommarfest, Officials Say

A driver hit another car and drove up onto the sidewalk, hitting two pedestrians, near the entrance of the popular street fest along Clark Street.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Those Hard Plastic Beer Carriers Don’t Get Recycled Often, But Chicago Breweries Are Teaming Up To Reuse Them

The plastic four- and six-pack holders are marketed as fully recyclable, but more than 90 percent end up in landfills. Local breweries and shops are trying to change that.

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