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

Kanye West And Drake’s ‘Free Larry Hoover’ Livestream Concert Thursday Will Benefit 2 Chicago Social Justice Groups

The Uptown People's Law Center and Ex-Cons For Community Service And Social Change are two of three nonprofit beneficiaries of the concert that will stream Thursday on Amazon Prime Video.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

How Can Uptown’s Clark Street Be More Pedestrian- And Business-Friendly? City Study To Explore Options

The Clark Street Crossroads study will seek to enhance the corridor's "mixed-use vitality and walkability," according to the city.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Historical Uptown Condo Building Gets $250K In City Funds For Renovation

The Gunnison Street Lofts building, which houses Fat Cat and Lao Sze Chuan, is one of 12 buildings to win Adopt-A-Landmark funds.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Downstate Donuts, Known For Selling Potato-Based Pastries From A Bike, Is Raising Funds To Open In Andersonville

Downstate Donuts has expanded steadily since 2018, but a fire at its kitchen this summer has stymied its growth. The company has launched a Kickstarter to fund a new industrial kitchen and storefront.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Weiss Hospital Development Is Moving Forward — But Neighbors Worried About Gentrification Are Continuing To Push Back

Critics say the plan to convert the hospital parking lot into apartments will push low-income residents out of Uptown. "We need affordable housing, not luxury housing," one neighbor said at a recent meeting.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater 100% Affordable Development Could Replace Streets & San Depot On Broadway, Alderman Says

A prominent nonprofit developer wants to buy the Street and Sanitation yard on Broadway and replace it with more than 80 affordable units.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Couple Opens Art Hub Chicago, Selling Work They Created During Pandemic

Sarah Sutphin began painting again when she was furloughed because of the pandemic. The hobby has turned into Art Hub Chicago on Devon Avenue.

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City Investing $1 Billion In 24 Affordable Housing Developments

The projects include a developer who wants to adaptively reuse a former Chicago Public School building for re-entry housing and a project that is the city's first development in partnership with and for Indigenous people.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

A Homebound Resident Couldn’t Get A Flu Shot At Home — So Her Friend Stepped Up To Help

Northa Johnson tried for weeks to get her flu shot at home, but city officials were of little help, she said. Chicago's health department is referring residents to at-home services, but public information is hard to come by.

Citywide

Rogers Park Holiday Markets Popping Up On Jarvis Square, Glenwood Avenue This Weekend

Two neighborhood businesses are bringing local vendors and visits from Santa to separate pop-up markets.

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‘Dear Human’ Audio Tour Narrates West Ridge Nature Park’s Story From Perspective Of Its Non-Human Residents

A new art installation offers an audio tour of the nature park told from the perspective of a deer, a tick, a pond and a tree.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Pizza Lobo Bringing New York-Style Pies And Big, Retro Patio To Andersonville

Pizza Lobo, a popular Logan Square spot, is coming to the former 7-Eleven building on Clark Street after renovations. It's expected to open in the spring.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Starbucks On Bryn Mawr Closes ‘Indefinitely’ But Will Reopen, Company Says

Neighbors said the Starbucks at Bryn Mawr and Winthrop closed abruptly, but the coffee chain does plan to reopen the location.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Holiday Pop-Up Market Coming To Historical Belle Shore Apartments Building

More than 15 local vendors will sell holiday gifts at the pop-up starting Thursday through Dec. 19.

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First Andersonville Winter Market Brings Local Vendors In Heated Tents To Catalpa Avenue This Weekend

The outdoor street market will bring 20 vendors to Catalpa Avenue and help Andersonville kick off the winter shopping season.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown’s Winter Walk On Wilson Returns Friday With Holiday Pop-Up Market, Live Music

The seventh annual winter walk returns to an in-person event Friday after missing last year due to COVID-19.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rashid Ahmed’s Family Fled Persecution In Myanmar. Now, He Is Chicago’s First Rohingya Refugee To Graduate College

Ahmed, 22, has a knack for computers and hopes to continue studying cybersecurity. “I want to make my parents proud," he said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shop Local 2021: A Rogers Park, Edgewater And Uptown Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you're shopping for a wine lover or a Ramblers fan, Far North Side shops have you covered for the holidays.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

CTA Begins Building New Red Line Tracks In Edgewater Using Massive Overhead Crane

A 285-foot-long crane is installing large concrete blocks that form the base of the new Red Line tracks in Edgewater.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Proposed Howard Street Grocery Store Gets OK From Alderman To Sell Liquor

Howard Street Fresh Market is looking to sell liquor on top of fresh groceries and home essentials, but a liquor moratorium must be lifted to support the plans.

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