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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

Double Door Gets Approval To Add Marquee To New Uptown Home, With Opening Eyed For Next Year

The Double Door's sign on its Uptown home will resemble the iconic sign from its years in Wicker Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shop Local 2022: Gift A Chicago Experience

Whether you're looking to try some of the best food in Chicago, tour the West Side or get a glimpse of the city's underbelly, we've got you covered for experiences as gifts.

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Shop Local 2022: An Uptown, Edgewater And Rogers Park Gift Guide

From turn-of-the-century art prints to locally made candles and West African drums, the Far North Side can meet all your holiday shopping needs.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Fire, Factory Theater In Rogers Park Raising Money To Keep Lights On And Shows Running

A fire started in The Factory Theater's heating and cooling system, causing $15,000 in damage.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Abortion Fund Hosting Bake Sale Saturday In Andersonville

Volunteers organized a similar bake sale in August, which they said was a "raging success."

Andersonville

Pop-Up Markets, Arts Studios Coming To Rogers Park, Edgewater Storefronts Thanks To New City Program

The city is looking to boost traffic to Bryn Mawr Avenue and Howard Street shops this holiday season as small businesses try to recover from the pandemic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

16 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Christkindlmarket, Zoo Lights, A Pub Crawl And More

You can also learn how to salsa dance, attend a vintage festival, watch a comedy show, sleep over at The Shedd and more.

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Jewish Community Centers Unveils Accessible Park In West Ridge: ‘Game-Changer For So Many’ 

The park features two playgrounds, sports and recreation fields, an outdoor pavilion and a walking path — all accessible to people with disabilities.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown 6-Flat Coming To Site Of Former Mansion 8 Years After Historical Home Was Torn Down

A similar plan to redevelop the site failed in 2014, but neighbors and Ald. James Cappleman warmed to the revived proposal.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville’s Viking Pub Crawl Returns To Clark Street Saturday For 5th Year

Hundreds dressed as Vikings will descend on Clark Street to celebrate Andersonville's take on traditional Swedish holiday Morten Gås Day.

Andersonville

Uptown Theatre Community Mourns Longtime Volunteer And Restoration Advocate Bob Boin

Bob Boin devoted the last three decades of his life to reviving the Uptown Theatre, and he worked to restore other theaters and organs across the city.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

CTA Needs 1,000 Workers As It Struggles With Ghost Trains And Buses, Transit Boss Says

After skipping meetings with aldermen, transit President Dorval Carter was grilled Thursday amid the CTA's mounting problems. "If the CTA is not safe, people will not take it," one alderman said.

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1 Killed, 3 Wounded In Separate Rogers Park Shootings Wednesday, Police Say

A man was killed and two others wounded when someone opened fire outside Experanca Sports Bar, authorities said. Another man was shot in the area just an hour later.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Loyola University Failed To Investigate Sexual Assaults And Underreported Campus Sex Crimes, Lawsuit Says

The lawsuit from three current and former students said sexual assault is "endemic" at Loyola University.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Prominent Leather Fraternity Blasts Touché For Racist Puppet Show, Demands New Leadership

Touché is hosting a town hall Wednesday amid mounting backlash. The Midwest chapter for ONYX, a national fraternity for gay and bisexual men of color, pulled its events and wants the bar's manager fired.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Daniel Boone Elementary Becomes Mosaic School Of Fine Arts — But A Nearby Nonprofit Already Has A Similar Name

The founder of the Chicago Mosaic School in Edgewater said the new name for the West Ridge public school could cause confusion.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ukrainian Coach’s Amateur Soccer Team Lost Chicago Championship, But He’s Proud They ‘Started To Play For Each Other’ 

A professional soccer coach fled Ukraine and ended up in Chicago. His amateur soccer team lost the championship but credited him for fostering a close-knit community.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Puppeteer Behind Racist Performance At Gay Leather Bar Touché Says He’s Retiring His Black Puppet

Puppeteer Jerry Halliday compared dropping the racist puppet from his act to the Rolling Stones retiring the song "Brown Sugar" after criticism it presented a sexualized view of Black women.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

12 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: A Pumpkin Smash Fest, Night Bike Ride, Theater In The Park And More

There's also an antique map and print gallery, a film festival centering Black LGBTQ+ stories and artists and a holiday night market.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

And The Chicago Costume Contest Winner Is …

From adorable "L" trains to "The Bear" references, Chicago dressed in style this Halloween.

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