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Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

Double Door Plans To Open Next Year In Uptown, But Some Lucky Fans Have Been Getting A Sneak Peek

Double Door's co-owner said the beloved rock club will open in Uptown "within the year." The club will have a basement lounge in an 85-year-old bank vault.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Howard Brown Health Demolishes 100-Year-Old Building On Edgewater’s Motor Row, Angering Preservationists

Howard Brown Health bought the former garage at 5650-56 N. Broadway in April and received a demolition permit last week. It has not publicly announced plans for the site.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Beefed-Up Forestry Crews Will Help Shift City To Long-Sought ‘Block-By-Block’ Tree Trimming, Hedge Down Backlog, Officials Say

Backlogs of tree trimming requests have piled up, leaving residents waiting as long as one year to have their trees maintained. 

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Hamburger Mary’s Former Spot In Andersonville To Become A Sweetgreen This Month

The salad chain will open its latest Chicago location with a soft opening Nov. 19-20, followed by a ribbon-cutting Nov. 23.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

North Side Businesses Hurting From Red Line Overhaul Get A Boost From New CTA Ad Campaign

The new online business hub will let neighbors know more about businesses near the Red Line and how they are working to survive the project.

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Edgewater Vacant Car Lot Would Be Turned Into Apartments With Art Gallery Under Developer’s Plan

A North Side developer wants to turn a vacant car lot into 20 apartments, but not all neighbors are on board with the plan.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Little India Businesses Get Boost As Chicagoans Prepare To Celebrate Diwali

Customers are snapping up jewelry, clothing and snacks at Devon Avenue shops — but Chicago's version of Diwali is still a lot more "low key" than what you'll see in other places, locals said.

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New Metra Station In Edgewater Will Help Transform Area, Officials Say: ‘I Am Elated’

The Peterson-Ridge station will open in 2023, 11 years after the project was publicly announced.

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Edgewater ‘Pumpkin Smash’ Lets Neighbors Compost Their Jack-O’-Lanterns This Weekend

Neighbors can bring their pumpkins to the event and toss them in a giant compost container.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville’s Scout Hosts First Art Exhibit In 2 Years With Works From Chicago Artist Mariano Chavez

A gallery debut party will be held Friday evening, with the exhibit open through Nov. 7.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Get Spooky With These 27 Halloween And El Día De Los Muertos Events Around Chicago This Weekend

Friday, Saturday and Sunday are packed with trick-or-treating, festivals and more. Here is our roundup of the festivities.

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Rogers Park Nature Center, Lakeview School Playground And West Ridge Sports Fields In Running For City Grant

The proposals for Nettlehorst Elementary, Leone Beach Park and Warren Park are part of the Chicago Works Community Challenge.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Graceland Cemetery Has Been The Final ‘Home’ Of Famous Chicagoans For 161 Years

Of course, the Uptown cemetery is also said to have a ghost or two.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Historical Terra Cotta Removed And Thrown Out From Protected Rogers Park Building, Leading To Stop Work Order

City officials say workers removed historical facade features from the 1912 movie house at 1618 W. Devon Ave. without proper permits. The new owner said she didn't know it was protected.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

City Grange Opening Plant And Garden Pop-Up In Edgewater’s Historical Granville Pictures Storefront

City Grange hopes the pop-up will generate enough support to open a permanent shop in the Granville Pictures location in Edgewater, which closed in 2017 after 90 years.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s Metra Corridor Getting Decorative Crosswalks To Boost Foot Traffic To Local Businesses

A $30,000 plan to decorate crosswalks near Metra stations is moving forward with help from the city's Equitable Transit-Oriented Development program.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Metra To Break Ground On Edgewater Station Next Week After Decade Of Planning

The station at Peterson and Ridge avenues was announced in 2012 but faced many delays.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s ‘Dead On Damen’ Display, A Premier Halloween Destination, Is Back With Candy, Chili And Demented Dolls

The condo building at Damen and Birchwood avenues will host a trick-or-treating event with free candy, hot dogs, chili and spiked hot cider for the adults.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater’s Rewired Pizza Cafe Dresses Up As ‘Dominoes’ For Halloween After Being Inspired By McDowell’s

The local pizza place is serving up Domino's-inspired menu items as a Halloween stunt.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Trick Or Treat At Rogers Park’s Howard Street, Jarvis Square Business Districts Friday

Fourteen businesses in Rogers Park will hand out candy to trick-or-treaters Friday afternoon.

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