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Andersonville, Rogers Park Business Districts Get Floral Makeovers For Earth Day
Rogers Park businesses will be handing out free seeds for neighbors to plant, and Andersonville businesses have spring specials.7:42 AM CDT
Want To Learn More About City’s New Rules On Coach Houses And Garden Units? Check Out Webinar Next Week
Starting May 1, property owners in five pilot areas can apply to add garden apartments, attic apartments and coach houses to their buildings.7:22 AM CDT
Mayor’s Plan To Require More Affordable Units In Residential Developments Earns Key City Approval
The Lightfoot administration's plan would require developers building in most parts of the city to include 20 percent affordable units, up from the current 10 percent.7:10 AM CDT
Rogers Park’s Green Gate Dispensary Opens For Recreational Customers, Will Rebrand After Being Bought By Major Pot Company
Green Gate, which will become Zen Leaf Rogers Park, began serving recreational customers this month. It had been medical-only since opening in 2018.
Major Red Line Reconstruction Begins Soon, Starting With Demolition Of 100-Year-Old Stations, Tracks
The Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stations will close May 16 for demolition, but temporary stations will open that day at Argyle and Bryn Mawr.
Dispensary33 Not Holding 4/20 Fest, But Debuts Stoner-Friendly 8-Bit Video Game Featuring Chicago Artists
Dispensary33 will not hold its Waldos Forever Fest, but it still has some tricks up its sleeves for the pot-friendly holiday known as 4/20.
Nookies’ Edgewater Location Closes Permanently While Lincoln Park, Old Town Spots Reopen
Nookies closed its locations at the beginning of the pandemic, and the Edgewater outpost will not reopen.
West Ridge’s Armstrong Elementary Has 28 In Quarantine After 2 COVID Cases Found
Two school pods are among those in quarantine after two people in the school tested positive following CPS' spring break.
After Hundreds Of Complaints, Rogers Park ‘Open Air Drug Market’ Near Howard ‘L’ Stop Busted By Police, Officials Say
Eighteen people were arrested under Operation End of the Line. Now, Ald. Maria Hadden is looking for holistic ways to end drug dealing in the area.
Giro pandémico: Una chef de Uptown lanza restaurante hindú virtual para así mantenerse a salvo y seguir cocinando
Una chef de Uptown apuesta por su lugar en la industria mientras apoya a su comunidad.
Affordable Vet Center For Cats And Dogs Opens In Tree House’s West Ridge Shelter — And The Cat Cafe Is Open Again, Too
Tree House Humane Society opened its veterinary clinic Tuesday, looking to provide affordable pet care to neighbors and local animal groups.
Rogers Park Teacher Launches Fundraiser To Get Kids On Their 1st Soccer Team — And You Can Help
Some Gale Elementary students in Rogers Park have never had a chance to play on an organized sports team. One of their teachers is partnering with a local soccer league to make it happen.
Woman-Owned Tattoo Shop Moving From Ukrainian Village To Andersonville, Taking Over Former Mary’s Attic Space
Evoke Tattoos plans to open in July on the second floor of the former Hamburger Mary's building. "Bringing them to the neighborhood is a huge win for us," a chamber of commerce leader said.
Uptown’s Tank Noodle Must Pay Back $150K Pandemic Grant After Breaking Federal Labor Laws, State Says
Tank Noodle was fined $700,000 by the federal government for skirting wage laws. Now, it must give back a state pandemic business grant.
Weiss Hospital Hosting Vaccine Event For 46th Ward Residents, Alderman Announces
Eligible 46th Ward residents can get the Pfizer vaccine at one of two clinic events at Weiss Hospital this month.
Rogers Park Artist Opens Andy’s Art, Antiques & Oddities As Ode To Late Mother
Andrew A. Johnston would always go antiquing with his mother. When she died, he decided to change careers and open an antiques shop near his Rogers Park home.
Homebound Chicagoans Have Been Stuck Inside For More Than A Year — And City’s Vaccination Program Still Hasn’t Responded To Thousands Of Them
More than 4,100 people have signed up for the Chicago Department of Public Health's homebound vaccination program; so far, 532 people have gotten vaccinated. Some people could have to wait until the fall to get shots, the city's top doctor said.
A Pandemic Pivot: Uptown Chef Launches Virtual Indian Restaurant To Stay Safe And Keep Cooking
One Uptown chef stakes out her place in the industry while doubling down on community.
Howard Street Rebuild Enters New Phase With Bike Lanes, Streetscape, New Lights And More On The Way
Work will include rebuilding Howard Street's sidewalks and streetscape, adding new lighting, safer crosswalks and improved bike lanes and bus stops.
Montrose Beach Natural Area Will Expand To Protect Piping Plover Nesting Grounds, Park District Says
The Park District has approved a measure adding 3 acres of beach space favored by the piping plovers to the Montrose Dune Natural Area.