- 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
Here’s Every Farmers Market In Chicago This Summer
The city is home to more than 40 farmers markets this summer that offer a variety of vendors and activities. Here's how to find one near you.9:23 AM CDT
At These Chicago Churches, Drag Performers Are Welcomed With Open Arms: ‘God Is Calling On Us To Expand Our Circles’
Chicago church leaders say developing a more inclusive community attracts more parishioners and helps LGBTQ+ people heal from trauma.
Drag Artist JForPay At Work On Her Next Fashion Line, An Ode To Chicago’s Colorfully Vibrant Queer Nightlife Scene
The drag artist's handmade designs pay tribute to Chicago's "creative spirit." "I like to make the outfit a performance in itself," she said.
Andersonville’s Midsommarfest Returns This Weekend With New Roller Skating Rink And Pride Stage
The 57th edition of Midsommarfest takes place Friday-Sunday with five stages and dozens of food vendors and merchants.
Andersonville Boutique Winifred Grace Expands Into Former Home Of Roost, Doubling Clark Street Space
The clothing, jewelry and home goods boutique now takes up two storefronts on Clark Street after nine years in Andersonville.
Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide 2023: 98 Spots For Scoops, Paletas, Mangonadas, Gelato And More
More than 100 independent ice cream shops and businesses are selling soft-serve and ice cream, paletas, Thai rolled ice cream, milkshakes, gelato, tacolato and more.
New LGBTQ+-Owned Stationery Shop In Andersonville Offers ‘Gay Things, Chicago Things And Cannabis Things’
Paper & Pencil is owned by Andersonville couple Eric Campbell and Tyler McCall. The shop sells writing utensils, stationery and more from women-owned and LGBTQ+ brands.
Your Guide To LGBTQ+ Family Resources: Foster Programs, Health Centers, Parent Groups, Legal Aid And More
Here's a roundup of nearly 50 resources for LGBTQ+ families in Chicago, from housing support and health care services to social justice and skateboarding groups.
31 Pride Month Parties In Chicago: Gay Prom, Back Lot Bash, Rooftop Parties, Speed Dating And More
Here's a roundup of parties happening all month long — and into July.
Lesbian Icon Marge Summit Dies At 87: ‘If You Messed With The LGBTQ+ Community, You Were Messing With Marge’
Marge Summit, a community organizer and bar owner, forced people to reckon with their prejudice against LGBTQ+ people in creative ways.
Chicago Gay Bars Face Harassment After Ditching Bud Light Over Dylan Mulvaney Controversy
"We've gotten a lot of hate mail. But it's not my first experience with bullying, so I've got pretty tough skin, as do a lot of LGBTQ people who have been through this before," one bar owner said.
Chicago Gay Bars Stop Selling Bud Light, Other Anheuser-Busch Beers After Brand Backs Down To Anti-Trans Critics
After backlash over the beer company partnering with transgender TikToker Dylan Mulvaney, the brand distanced itself from the star without addressing the transphobia.
Chicago Is About To Have The Gayest City Council In The Country
Lesbian, gay and bisexual alderpeople now are one-fifth of the City Council — and they represent all corners of the city. The new members show "there is LGBTQ life outside of Boystown," one said.
15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Cherry Blossoms, Beach Yoga, A Dank Magic Market And More
You can also do yoga with bunnies, celebrate Earth Day with various activities and workshops and watch a film shot in Rogers Park.
Uptown, Andersonville Wine Walks Pair Local Shops With Wine And Appetizer Samples
The two spring events allow neighbors to walk the local business districts while trying wine and food samples.
13 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.
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.
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.
Andersonville Restaurant Week Returns Friday With 15 Spots Offering Prix Fixe Menus
Participating restaurants include Big Jones, Anteprima and Parson's Chicken & Fish.
Andersonville’s Little Madrid Is Looking To Expand After Opening At Start Of Pandemic
Little Madrid Tapas Cafe started as a coffee shop before becoming an acclaimed Spanish restaurant. The owner plans to open a second location.