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Andersonville Arts Weekend Will Turn Neighborhood Into ‘Walkable Art Gallery,’ Including New Outdoor Market

The 18th annual arts weekend will include a self-guided art walk, artist reception parties and an outdoor art fair.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville’s Vase And Vessel Expands To Offer Wider Selection Of Home Goods By Local Artists 

You'll still be able to find Vase and Vessel plants and pottery at the Andersonville Galleria, but there will be an expanded selection of handmade home goods at its new location a few doors down.

Andersonville

Closing Catalpa Avenue To Create A Permanent Andersonville Public Plaza Has The Support Of Neighbors And City Officials

A majority of neighbors are backing a plan to close Catalpa Avenue to car traffic to make way for the plaza, Ald. Andre Vasquez said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ghost Tours Are Coming Back To Andersonville, Diving Into The Neighborhood’s ‘Legends And Lore’

The goal of the ghost tour isn't to get gory, but to showcase the elegance and history of the neighborhood, said storyteller Orion Couling.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Couple Opens Fad2Fresh Vintage Shop In Andersonville To Share Their Thrifting Finds

The couple has long pored over estate sales. Now that they have a shop, co-owner Alex Jones said she looks forward to stocking it with great finds: "Maybe I don’t need it, but the people of Andersonville do.” 

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Trader Joe’s Wants To Open In Andersonville At Current Site Of U.S. Bank On Clark Street

A development proposal calls for tearing down the US Bank at 5340 N. Clark St. and replacing it with a combination Trader Joe's and bank building with an ATM drive-thru.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Empirical Brewery Transforming Into Lego Pop-Up With More Than 1 Million Bricks

The pop-up will be decorated with Lego sculptures, but the real draw is the thousands of Lego pieces that customers can use to build their own creations.

Ravenswood

Roller Skating, A House Music Festival And More: 15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

An early Oktöberfest, live jazz music, street festivals and more — there's something for everyone this weekend in Chicago.

Citywide

Andersonville’s Pride House Adds Colorful Unicorn To Its Rainbow Yard Display

While admirers flocked to the house to take pictures last year, there was some online backlash to the display — which is why the couple felt the need to bring it back.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Midsommarfest Hosting Waldos Forever Fest Pop-Up This Weekend After Fire Canceled Pro-Pot Concert

Andersonville's annual Midsommarfest will also host a day of performances and events showcasing transgender and gender-nonconforming artists.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shop Sustainably, Tour Local Artisans’ Studios At Chicago Fair Trade’s Citywide Open House Saturday

Fair trade business owners and advocates will host pop-up markets, give tours and hand out "a whole lot of fair trade chocolate" at about 25 sites across Chicago.

Citywide

Andersonville Farmers Market Returns May 11 With 30 Vendors, Weekly Live Performances

Seven more local food vendors have been added to the 13th season of the Andersonville Farmers Market.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Businesses, Community, Start Recovering From Devastating Fire That Canceled Neighborhood Festival

Smashy and Star Auto were demolished in the days after the fire. Now, officials and locals are trying to figure out how to rebuild.

Andersonville

Andersonville Hosting Day Of Performances To Celebrate ‘Year Of Chicago Dance’

Attendees can enjoy music and dance performances free during the Saturday event.

Andersonville

Waldos Forever Fest Canceled After Fire Breaks Out Across The Street In Andersonville

The fire derailed Waldos Forever Fest, which was supposed to return to Clark Street after two years of going quiet due to the pandemic.

Andersonville

Hundreds Honor Trans Activist Elise Malary In Andersonville Vigil: ‘Elise Faced Hardness And Chose Kindness’

Malary, 31, went missing March 9 and was found dead Thursday in Lake Michigan in Evanston. "Elise Malary was a very special person in this neighborhood, and all of us have a story about her," one of her friends said.

Andersonville

Elise Malary, Trans Advocate Missing Since Last Week, Found Dead In Lake Michigan In Evanston

Elise Malary, 31, advocated for LGBTQ rights and worked for the Chicago Therapy Collective, Equality Illinois and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Andersonville

Family Of Missing Transgender Activist Elise Malary Asks Public For Help In Search

Malary, 31, stopped answering texts and calls Wednesday, relatives said. An Evanston resident, she has worked at Chicago Therapy Collective in Andersonville, Equality Illinois and AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Is CPS Undercounting COVID-19 Cases In Schools? Alderpeople Demand Investigation As Allegations Spread

CPS officials denied any wrongdoing and defended their methodology, saying the discrepancy highlighted on Twitter will be cleared up.

Citywide

Scooters Are Coming Back To Chicago, But They Won’t Be Allowed On The 606 Trail

The scooters, which are arriving in the spring, will also be banned on the lakefront path and the riverwalk.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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