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

Steep Theatre Gets $3 Million City Grant To Build Out New Edgewater Playhouse

Steep lost its longtime Edgewater home to development in 2020. Theater leaders are planning a $5 million overhaul of its new home.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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Construction Starts On Curb-Protected Bike Lanes, Bus-Only Lane On Edgewater’s Clark Street

City officials decided to overhaul the project after people complained the bike lane's original design did not do enough to improve safety for people on the road.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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A Wave Of Construction Is Changing Uptown’s Wilson Avenue. Here Are The 4 Projects Adding 650 Apartments

That doesn't include the redevelopment of a historical Wilson Avenue theater into the new home of rock club Double Door.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Fake DoorDash Accounts Are Scamming Local Eateries And Customers

The delivery service company is investigating the fake accounts which recently targeted Brown Sugar Bakery in Chatham and Smoque BBQ in Old Irving Park.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Sheridan Road Closed To Southbound Traffic At Bryn Mawr Avenue Through Mid-December

The road is closed so crews can work on the water service for a development.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Kids Theater Group PlayMakers Laboratory Returns To The Stage After Nearly Closing Due To Pandemic

PlayMakers Laboratory's board voted to close the theater education company due to pandemic hardships. But after being revived by staff, PlayMakers is returning for two fundraiser shows Monday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Marina’s Bistro Puerto Rican Restaurant Opening In Uptown

Marina's Bistro opened during the pandemic, operating from a "ghost kitchen" in Avondale where it served modern takes on Puerto Rican cuisine.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl, Pocket Con And Holiday Markets

Ring in winter with festivities across the city, from trolley rides and tree lightings to sing-alongs and gingerbread house parties.

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Pickleball Courts, Fitness Equipment Added To Rogers Park Lakefront

A refinished tennis court has added pickleball court outlines at Rogers Beach Park while a workout facility was installed at Loyola Beach Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Winter Market, Uptown’s Winter Walk On Wilson Return This Weekend

Neighbors can shop for gifts in unique settings in these annual local events.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater’s ‘Young Lincoln’ Statue Vandalized On Thanksgiving By Group Advocating Indigenous Rights

An anonymous group of activists poured red paint on the Lincoln statue in Senn Park, tagging the site with slogans including "colonizer" and "land back."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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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At Rogers Park Tent City, Housed And Unhoused Gather For New Tradition: Weekly Chili Night

"We're all neighbors." Teams of Rogers Park neighbors organized to provide a weekly chili night for the dozens living in tents inside Touhy Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Restaurant Gadabout Closing Sunday After 3 Years On Clark Street

Gadabout served up elevated takes on street food with an emphasis on sustainability. But profitability hasn't returned during the pandemic, management said.

Andersonville

Double Door Gets Approval To Add Marquee To New Uptown Home, With Opening Eyed For Next Year

The Double Door's sign on its Uptown home will resemble the iconic sign from its years in Wicker Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shop Local 2022: Gift A Chicago Experience

Whether you're looking to try some of the best food in Chicago, tour the West Side or get a glimpse of the city's underbelly, we've got you covered for experiences as gifts.

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Shop Local 2022: An Uptown, Edgewater And Rogers Park Gift Guide

From turn-of-the-century art prints to locally made candles and West African drums, the Far North Side can meet all your holiday shopping needs.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Fire, Factory Theater In Rogers Park Raising Money To Keep Lights On And Shows Running

A fire started in The Factory Theater's heating and cooling system, causing $15,000 in damage.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Abortion Fund Hosting Bake Sale Saturday In Andersonville

Volunteers organized a similar bake sale in August, which they said was a "raging success."

Andersonville

Pop-Up Markets, Arts Studios Coming To Rogers Park, Edgewater Storefronts Thanks To New City Program

The city is looking to boost traffic to Bryn Mawr Avenue and Howard Street shops this holiday season as small businesses try to recover from the pandemic.

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