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

Former Nick’s On Wilson Bar To Become LGBTQ-Friendly 2 Bears Tavern From Owners Of Popular North Side Bars

2 Bears Tavern will inhabit the former space of Nick's On Wilson, the popular late-night spot that closed during the pandemic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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Friends, Family Of Slain Youth Activist Caleb Reed Look For Permanent Home For A Mural In His Honor

The 17-year-old was part of the citywide movement to get police out of public schools. “Now we want to keep his legacy going," his friend said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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Uptown’s Black Ensemble Theater Gets $5 Million Grant From Mackenzie Scott, Moves Forward With Plans For Cultural Corridor

The theater will use the grant to reopen and to invest in an artist work/live space nearby.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Weiss Hospital Development Gets City Council Approval After Months Of Heated Debate

The apartments planned for the hospital parking lot have split opinions among Uptown neighbors, community advocates and elected officials.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Esports Cafe, Put On Hold During Pandemic, Is Back In Play For Potential 2022 Opening

City Council approved plans for the esports center at 5214 N. Sheridan Road.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Benedictine Sisters Get City’s OK To Build Senior Housing Complex On West Ridge Campus

The senior apartments would help Benedictine Sisters stay on their century-old campus and help bring needed senior housing to the area, the order said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Weiss Hospital Development Goes To City Council, But Some Aldermen Balk At Project

Plans for an apartment complex on the hospital parking lot were approved after a robust debate, setting up a final vote by the City Council Wednesday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Benedictine Sisters Await City Council Vote To Add Senior Living Center To West Ridge Campus

The senior apartments would help Benedictine Sisters stay on their century-old campus and help bring needed senior housing to the area, the order said.

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‘Bands On Broadway’ Taking Over Edgewater This Weekend With Musical Acts, Circus Performances

Four performances will take place in parking lots off Broadway this weekend, with local restaurants participating as well.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

North Side ‘Single Ladies’ Facebook Group Seeks To Help Women Stay Safe While Dating In Reopened City

The All the Single Ladies group allows women to stay safe on dates by using the buddy system and check-ins.

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Uptown Artist Fundraising To Fix 25-Year-Old Mosaic At Sunnyside Mall

Artist Ginny Sykes enlisted neighbors and local teens to install the mosaic columns, which have deteriorated and need refurbishing.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Benedictine Sisters Get Initial Approval To Build Senior Living Center On West Ridge Campus

The on-site apartments for older people will help house Benedictine's aging nuns and scale down the overall campus, officials say.

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Plan To Turn Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Into Apartments Gets Key City Approval Despite Some Neighbor Opposition

The plan for the 314-unit building is moving forward after a bumpy community approval process earlier this summer.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Driver Who Fatally Hit Boy, 9, In West Ridge Was Off-Duty Cop, Reports Say

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family of 9-year-old Hershel Weinberger, whom a driver hit and killed.

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Plan Commission Set To Hear Next Phase Of Roosevelt Square Development, Controversial Uptown Luxury Residential Proposal

Also on the agenda for the meeting is the long-awaited renovation of the Ramova Theatre in Bridgeport.

Downtown

Uptown Underdawg, Serving Hot Dogs And Gelato, Opens On Wilson Avenue

Viet Cao, who co-owned Uptown Donuts before it closed at 1122 W. Wilson Ave., is serving sweets, pastries and, of course, hot dogs at the same location.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Former Uptown Principal Charged With Stealing $200K From CPS In Bogus Overtime Payments, Feds Allege

Sarah Jackson Abedelal approved false overtime payments at Brennemann Elementary School and then ordered school employees to give her the cash, according to a federal indictment.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

Citywide

Andersonville Dog Days Of Summer Event Will Bring Pop-Up Dog Park, Pet-Friendly Street Fest To Neighborhood Saturday

The event will include a dog-friendly photo booth, free doggie goodie bags and free dog flower collars at Foursided.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown’s Wilson Men’s Hotel Is Now The Wilson Club — And A Few Former Tenants Are Moving Into The Upscale Micro-Apartments

The redevelopment of one of Uptown's last single-room occupancy hotels, 1124 W. Wilson Ave., became a rallying point for those fighting gentrification in the neighborhood.

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