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Lakefront Fully Reopens For First Time During Coronavirus

The move comes after aldermen and neighbors began asking why lakefront parks and beaches remained closed through the winter.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Sudden Retirement, 6 Candidates Seek Appointment To Become Far North Side’s State Senator

The candidates are seeking to be appointed to the State Senate seat being vacated by recently reelected Sen. Heather Steans.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater’s Ken Nordine Mansion Made City Historical Landmark After Preservation Effort

The historical designation comes after the home was bought by a wealthy Chicago couple, saving it from the wrecking ball.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Free Coronavirus Testing Site Coming To Edgewater Next Week

The one-day testing pop-up is free and available to people regardless of their immigration or health insurance status.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Cedar Street Bringing 180 Apartments To Uptown Corner, Second Part Of Massive Broadway Building Project

Cedar Street received initial approval for a two-building, 180 unit development at Broadway and Winona that will complement its 342-unit complex across the street.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shots Fired During Andersonville Vigil For Man Killed Over Weekend, Authorities Say

No one was wounded in the shooting, which took place near a memorial for Daniel Zetina, a former Peirce student killed Saturday in West Ridge.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Clock Tower Project Abruptly Scrapped After Alderman ‘Appalled’ By Developer’s Facebook Post

Ald. Harry Osterman said a post reading "we need to recruit snipers" amid civil unrest does "not reflect my own views, nor the values of" Andersonville.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Public Art Exhibit Preserves Protest Art From Boarded-Up Buildings: ‘We Want To Continue The Conversation’

Street art created on the plywood of boarded-up buildings this summer is on exhibit in Edgewater storefronts through October.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Clock Tower Apartment Building Proposal Leads To Clash Over Affordable Housing

A four story apartment building would bring a clock tower to Andersonville's Clark Street, but some neighbors said it needs more affordable units.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Business Owners Brace For Brutal Winter, Ask Local Leaders For Help Surviving

With budget constraints limiting the financial aid that can go to businesses, aldermen said they are using their platform to boost local shops.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

In Uptown And Edgewater, New Political Groups Push Progressive Agendas — And Pressure Local Aldermen

Both groups want to influence the views of Alds. James Cappleman (46th) and Harry Osterman (48th), and they are prepared to back challengers in the 2023 elections.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

CTA Kicks Off Around-The-Clock Red Line Work In Uptown: ‘This Is Going To Be Massive Disruption’

One month of 24/7 work is required before heavy construction on the Red-Purple modernization project can begin, officials said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Protesters To Picket 2 North Side Alderman Offices, Demanding Civilian Oversight Of Police

Alds. Harry Osterman and James Cappleman have pledged to support police reforms, but not the specific ones demonstrators want.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Launches Donation Drive To Help South, West Side Neighbors Clean Up Following Unrest

A donation drive on Wednesday will collect food and cleaning supplies for neighbors on the South and West sides.

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City’s First Shared Street Opens Friday On Leland Avenue In Ravenswood

Leland Avenue in Ravenswood and Uptown will get the shared street designation.

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Time To Rethink Business Districts In Wake Of Coronavirus, Uptown Leaders Say

More pedestrian zones and expanded outdoor cafe seating could transform Uptown's commercial corridors, leaders said Thursday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Long-Delayed Edgewater Metra Station Will Break Ground This Year

Work is slated to begin in September on a project first announced in 2012.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Car Dealership Will Be Demolished Wednesday As CTA Starts Temporary Red Line Station Work

The demolition will not be an "implosion," which are temporarily banned after a disastrous Little Village demo.

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Ismaili Council For The Midwest Drops Off 1,000 Homemade Masks As Edgewater Comes Together

In an Edgewater parking lot, Chicagoans who needed masks picked them up while others came by to donate hand-sewn face coverings.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown Church Rallies Members To Buy Supplies, Help Neighbors During Outbreak

The church is gathering emergency supplies packages and is offering to make store runs for Uptown and Edgewater neighbors.

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