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- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Touhy Park’s Tent City Is Gone, And Restoration Is Underway After Residents Leave For Housing
A tent city that occupied Touhy Park for over two years disbanded this month, with all of its residents being paired with or finding their own housing.
12 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Oddities Flea Market, An Easter Egg Hunt For Your Dog And More
You can usher in April with a cleanup event, an anti-war benefit and more.
Save The Uptown Theatre? Here’s What The 2 Candidates Running For 46th Ward Alderperson Want To Do
Multiple leaders have tried to revive the historic Uptown Theatre, which has been closed for over 40 years.
Chicago’s Big Spenders: Here’s Who Is Paying Serious Cash To Shape The Next City Council
Millions have fueled campaigns for City Council. The way candidates get their campaign cash — and who gives it to them — often reveals a lot about their alliances, promises and priorities.
Can Silent Horror Film Series Save Rogers Park’s Struggling New 400 Theaters?
Classic silent films "Nosferatu" and "Phantom Of The Opera" will be screened and accompanied by live organ — just like the New 400 Theaters would have presented the movies in the 1920s.
46th Ward Candidates Will Debate Uptown, Lakeview Issues Thursday
Kim Walz and Angela Clay are running to replace the retiring Ald. James Cappleman in City Council. The forum is Thursday night.
Dunne, Villegas Campaigns Using Red Boxes As Apparent Signal To Outside Spenders
"Redboxing" is approved messaging on a campaign website to indirectly suggest wording and dissemination methods to PACs. Some election experts have criticized the practice, but redboxing isn’t illegal in Illinois.
As Outside Groups Spend Big To Back Kim Walz In 46th Ward Election, Campaign Contribution Cap Lifted
Candidates Kim Walz and Angela Clay, vying to represent Uptown and part of Lakeview, can raise unlimited funds from donors after special interests spent over $100,000 in the race — mostly in support of Walz.
Here’s How You Can Show Up For Transgender Day Of Visibility In Chicago
Transgender Day of Visibility is an international awareness day celebrating the lives and contributions of trans people while highlighting issues the community faces.
As Antisemitic Attacks Hit Record High, Chicago Jewish Groups Fight Back By Empowering Communities
Chicago saw 47 reported incidents of anti-Jewish hate last year, compared to 37 in 2021, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Mental Health Services Are Now Available In Some Chicago Libraries
Library branches in Kenwood, Beverly, Mount Greenwood and Edgewater now offer mental health services for residents in need.
48th Ward Candidates Talk Public Safety, Housing And Favorite Restaurants At Edgewater Forum
Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth said her top priorities are housing affordability, economic development and health care, while Joe Dunne said he would focus on affordable housing and repealing the automatic property tax increase.
23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Wine Fest, Shamrock Shuffle, A Pozole Cookoff And More
You can also shop at a farmers market, watch a Double Dutch competition and check out a Woman's History Month art show.
Edgewater Retail Strip Will Be Partially Demolished And Rebuilt As Dollar Store, Auto Parts Shop Move Out
The building slated for demolition previously held a Payless shoe store and North Shore Optical. Both shops have since closed.
The Understudy, A Theater-Themed Bookstore And Cafe, Debuts In Andersonville
The book and coffee shop will host script readings and other events with local theaters.
Greektown Starbucks Joins Nationwide Strike For Better Pay And Hours As Union Vote Nears
Workers at two Edgewater shops and a shop in West Ridge also took to picket lines Wednesday. Seven Starbucks locations have unionized in Chicago.
Penelope’s Vegan Taqueria Opens Second Location In Andersonville
The city's first vegan taqueria opened its second location March 14, about a year after opening in River North.
48th Ward Candidates Will Discuss Issues At Forum Wednesday Hosted By Local Chambers
Joe Dunne and Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth advanced to the runoff from a 10-candidate race to replace Ald. Harry Osterman.
Perception Cannabis Pot Dispensary Looks To Open In A Former Rogers Park Currency Exchange
"If I'm going to buy pot, I'd like to support small business, not huge conglomerates," said a 76-year-old resident of Rogers Park who supports Perception Cannabis' bid for North Clark Street.
Family-Owned Edgewater Apothecary Reopening Months After Massive Flood
Well-wishers raised more than $7,500 to help the DMApothecary owners after the December flood destroyed much of their store and handmade products.