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Former Nick’s On Wilson Bar To Become LGBTQ-Friendly 2 Bears Tavern From Owners Of Popular North Side Bars

2 Bears Tavern will inhabit the former space of Nick's On Wilson, the popular late-night spot that closed during the pandemic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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Lake Effect Brewing’s Firehouse Brewpub One Step Closer To Opening After City Council Lifts Liquor Ban

The firehouse brewery and kitchen are slated to open in summer 2022.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Norwood Park Girl, 6, Battling Cancer To Be Honored By City Council For ‘Extraordinary Strength And Courage’

"Molly's extraordinary strength and courage has inspired her family, friends, and neighbors," the resolution says of Molly Morris.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Edgewater Esports Cafe, Put On Hold During Pandemic, Is Back In Play For Potential 2022 Opening

City Council approved plans for the esports center at 5214 N. Sheridan Road.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Benedictine Sisters Get City’s OK To Build Senior Housing Complex On West Ridge Campus

The senior apartments would help Benedictine Sisters stay on their century-old campus and help bring needed senior housing to the area, the order said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Being Spared From The Wrecking Ball, Victorian Building Formerly Home To La Luce Receives Landmark Status

Built in 1892 as a Schlitz brewing saloon and tied house, the Queen Anne Victorian building was La Luce’s home from 1989 until the restaurant closed in 2016.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Logan Square’s Hollander Building To Become Lofts, Retail, Day Care After City Council Vote

Developer GW Properties wants to rehab and redevelop the nearly 110-year-old building at 2418 N. Milwaukee Ave., a project years in the making.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Manhandler Saloon In Lincoln Park To Become Apartments, Restaurant With City Council Approval

The Manhandler Saloon, which closed its doors for good in November, will soon become a three-story apartment building with a restaurant on the first floor.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

New Lakefront Apartment Tower In Lakeview Gets City Council Approval

The 19-story apartment building near Lake Shore Drive and Waveland Avenue will be connected at the base to another six-story apartment building on Waveland.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

West Loop Boom Continues As City Council Approves Fulton Market Apartment Towers With Over 1,000 Units

LG Development and Fulton St. Companies received approval for separate projects just blocks from each other.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Volunteers Have Cleaned Up The Dunning-Read Conservation Area For Years. Finally, They Could Get Help From The State

Volunteers and nature conservationists say the area has become difficult to access as maintenance has fallen off. They hope state funds will help with removing weeds and installing better trails, fences, signs and parking.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Dill Pickle Food Co-Op Facing Closure Amid Financial Woes And Union Battle, Manager Says

"We are looking at closing our doors in a couple of months the way things are continuing right now," the store's general manager said. If so, the city would lose its only food co-op.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Loop Apartment Complex Could Bring Nearly 300 More Units To Neighborhood

The proposed building on Washington Boulevard would include 288 apartments, retail and a rooftop deck.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Former Home To La Luce — And Michael Jordan’s Old Office — Set For Historic Landmark Status

The building's owners applied for a demolition permit last year, but the community fought back.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Lincoln Park’s Manhandler Saloon Could Become Apartments, Restaurant After City Council Vote Wednesday

The city's Zoning Committee approved developers plans to build a three-story apartment building with a restaurant on the first floor at the site of the old Manhandler Saloon.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Lincoln Square Neighbors Continue Push For Winnemac Dog Park — But The Nearby High School Isn’t On Board

The proposed dog park has the backing of Ald. Andre Vasquez (40th) and conditional OK from the Park District. Amundsen's local school council says no way.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Avondale’s Kay Shoes Building Is Coming Back As Apartments, Ground-Floor Retail

The project will inject new life into a building that has sat vacant for two years, and it will enable the shoe store's owner to continue her family's legacy.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After 25 Years In Edison Park, Zia’s Trattoria Is Moving To Norwood Park: ‘The Neighborhood Is Ready For A Restaurant’

Zia's Social plans to open in October inside the former Iron Horse Ale House, which closed last year because of the pandemic.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Portage Park Gallery Wants To Create More Opportunities For Visual Artists: ‘This Area Really Needs It’

The Seventh Corner Gallery's first pop-up is 5-9 p.m. Saturday at the Irish American Heritage Center. It will feature work from five Northwest Side illustrators.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Vote Delayed On Controversial Plan To Build Near North Side Apartment Tower After Neighbors Object To Its Size

The developers behind the 39-story apartment tower asked the city's Plan Commission to defer their proposal for another month to give them more time to address neighbors' concerns.

Near North Side, River North
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