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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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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.

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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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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