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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

Dispensary Not Coming To Former Leona’s After Hadden Asks Pot Shop To Look Elsewhere In Rogers Park

Verano Holdings sought to move its Rogers Park dispensary from a side street to a prominent former restaurant, but Ald. Maria Hadden said there are better uses of the Sheridan Road property.

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Shedd Aquarium Improvements, Controversial West Ridge Library Sale Get Key City Approval

The controversial sale of the former West Ridge library building, offered for a fraction of the final price before Block Club and neighbors questioned the public process, also is moving forward.

Downtown

World Refugee Day With Cuisine From All Over The Globe Coming Saturday To Pottawattomie Park

The event will feature a solidarity march, a free picnic, musical performances and more.

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Uptown Senior Living High-Rise, Redeveloped College Campus Get OK From Cappleman’s Zoning Board

The development would rehab a historical school campus in Uptown, but some neighbors are not sold on the planned senior living tower that would rise from a parking lot.

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Steep Theatre Debuts New Edgewater Location Friday After 2 Years Off Stage

The theater lost its longtime home next to the Berwyn "L" stop to redevelopment. But it's back just two blocks east in a converted Christian Science Reading Room.

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Artists Of The Wall Fest Will See 160 Murals Painted On Rogers Park Lakefront Seawall Weekend

The 28th Artists Of The Wall Festival will see painters bring murals to the Loyola Beach sea wall this weekend.

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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.

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2 People Critically Injured After Driver Jumps Curb Outside Andersonville’s Midsommarfest, Officials Say

A driver hit another car and drove up onto the sidewalk, hitting two pedestrians, near the entrance of the popular street fest along Clark Street.

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Those Hard Plastic Beer Carriers Don’t Get Recycled Often, But Chicago Breweries Are Teaming Up To Reuse Them

The plastic four- and six-pack holders are marketed as fully recyclable, but more than 90 percent end up in landfills. Local breweries and shops are trying to change that.

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Hundreds March In Lincoln Square, Uptown To Demand Safer Streets After 2 Toddlers Killed: ‘It Is Evident That Our Streets Are Not Safe’

After Raphael "Rafi" Cardenas and Elizabeth "Lily" Grace Shambrook were killed, organizers said the city must crack down on unsafe driving, improve enforcement of traffic laws and boost the city's biking network.

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After Semi-Truck Driver Kills 3-Year-Old In Uptown, Neighbors Say Intersection Has Long Been A ‘Recipe For Disaster’

Semi-truck drivers routinely use residential side streets in Uptown, neighbors said — and they long feared it would lead to disaster.

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Howard Street Brewing Company Opens In Rogers Park: ‘I Get To Serve Beer And Fill A Need’

Howard Street Brewing Company has been working for four years toward opening in Rogers Park, perfecting its beers in home brews along the way.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Girl, 3, Killed After Bike Crash Involving Semi-Truck, ComEd Truck Blocking Bike Lane In Uptown

" I can't imagine trying to navigate between that ComEd truck and the moving, delivery, semi-truck, whatever that is — very disorienting," a neighbor said.

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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

Rogers Park Juneteenth Block Party, Pivot Arts Fest Among Weekend Events Hitting Far North Side

Midsommarfest, Pivot Arts Fest and Buena Park Porch Fest are all taking place this weekend on the Far North Side.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Another Fire In Uptown Tent City Destroys 3 Tents, Though Residents Vow To Remain

Residents of the encampments under DuSable Lake Shore Drive viaducts in Uptown said they're not to blame for recent fires that have caused Ald. James Cappleman (46th) to seek the camp's relocation.

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Bramble Theatre Company’s New Performing Arts Space In Andersonville Aims To Help Revive A Struggling Industry

Bramble Theatre Co. formed right before the pandemic changed everything for performing arts. With the new Bramble Arts Loft, the company is hoping to create a renaissance for local theater.

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Sfera Brings Sicilian Street Food To Edgewater After Years On Farmers Market Circuit

Sfera started selling its products like arancini at farmers markets three years ago. The Broadway storefront is the business's first brick and mortar location.

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Edgewater Farmers Market Kicks Off Monday Outside Broadway Armory

The market will host 16 vendors near the Thorndale Red Line station weekly through August.

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New State Law Mandates Life Rings Along Lake Michigan After Years Of Advocacy From Rogers Park Neighbors

The law comes after Rogers Park neighbors squared off with Chicago Park District on life ring policy along the lakefront following a 19-year-old's drowning death.

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