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Lincoln Square’s Diplomat Hotel Could Become Transitional Housing For People Experiencing Homelessness
The motel could be turned into 40 rooms of special housing where residents get housing assistance and mental health and medical care.
Does CTA Boss Dorval Carter Use Public Transit? Records Show He Swiped Pass Once In 2021
The CTA president swiped his work pass 24 times in two years as transit struggled. Ald. Andre Vasquez and an advocacy group want him fired.
Long-Awaited Park Behind Old Edgewater Hospital To Be Built This Year. Here Are The Plans
The park is coming to a brown site on the former Edgewater Hospital campus that has been redeveloped into apartments.
Lincoln Square’s Sandunga Restaurant Changes Saturday Hours, Hires Security To Address Noise Complaints
The restaurant's owner said he's being unfairly targeted — but neighbors said they've long complained about loud noise coming from the restaurant after 10 p.m.
Here’s What Andersonville’s New Tree-Lined Public Plaza On Catalpa Avenue Could Look Like
The area near the plaza between Clark Street and Ashland Avenue would be completely closed to cars, giving more room for a gathering area and events space. Construction could start next year.
2 Lincoln Square Restaurants Are Operating As Late-Night Clubs With Loud Music, Rowdiness And Fights, Neighbors Say
Neighbors have complained about fireworks in the street, arguments and drunk patrons harassing people. The business owners say they're trying to resolve the issues.
Lincoln Square Ald. Andre Vasquez Now Supports Brandon Johnson In Mayoral Race
Ald. Andre Vasquez initially supported Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García. He now says he supports county Commissioner Brandon Johnson in the April 4 runoff.
Ald. Andre Vasquez Wins Landslide Reelection In 40th Ward Race
Vasquez easily defeated challengers Christian Blume and Jane Lucius, garnering 76 percent of the vote Tuesday.
St. Matthias Rectory Would Become Apartments And Townhomes Under Developer’s New Proposal
Ald. Andre Vasquez rejected a previous proposal for the property after neighbors raised several objections, including the size and look of apartments to be built next to the closed rectory.
Lincoln Square Aldermanic Candidates Talk Bike Safety, Crime And Favorite Restaurants At Forum
The trio shared different strategies for addressing crime in the area, from improving communication with police, hiring more officers and finding ways to reduce reliance on cops.
Lincoln Square Ald. Andre Vasquez Backs Jesús ‘Chuy’ García In Mayoral Race
Vasquez said García would have a more collaborative leadership style in City Hall than Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and he believes backing García will help avoid a runoff between Lightfoot and Paul Vallas.
Construction Starts On Curb-Protected Bike Lanes, Bus-Only Lane On Edgewater’s Clark Street
City officials decided to overhaul the project after people complained the bike lane's original design did not do enough to improve safety for people on the road.
CTA Boss Says He Won’t Ghost A City Hall Hearing Next Week As Public Pressure Mounts To Address Rider Complaints
CTA President Dorval Carter told aldermen he'll finally take the hot seat after months of skipping meetings as commuters complain of long wait times, security issues and ghost trains.
CTA President Dorval Carter In The Hot Seat As Fed-Up Commuters Want Him To Resign
CTA riders are calling for the leader's ouster as alderpeople are trying to force him to show up to City Council to address transit problems after he's skipped meetings.
Lincoln Square Alderman Rejects Developers’ Plan To Build Apartments At St. Matthias Rectory
Neighbors were concerned the proposed development only had three affordable units and were worried about its parking, the alderperson said.
Developer Unveils Plans For Andersonville Trader Joe’s As Neighbors Discuss Impact To Small Businesses
Ald. Andre Vasquez is collecting neighbor feedback on a rezoning request that would bring a Trader Joe's to Andersonville's Clark Street.
Lincoln Square’s St. Matthias Rectory Would Become Apartments Under Developer’s Proposal
The St. Matthias church property is not part of the proposal, but the apartments would be built on an unofficial community space. Neighbors will be able to learn more at an Oct. 5 community meeting.
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.
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.
Andersonville’s Catalpa Avenue Could Become A Car-Free Public Plaza
Catalpa Avenue between Ashland and Clark is routinely closed to traffic for events like the Andersonville Farmers Market. A pedestrian plaza coming to the street could close it to cars permanently.