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Try Parqex And Get A Free Credit

Here's a deal from Uptown United and Parqex: a $25 credit toward a reserved parking space."One of Business Partners' newest members has a special offer for Uptowners: ParqEx - The Private Parking Marketplace - connects people with underutilized parking spots to people looking for parking in busy neighborhoods.Click HERE for $25 in free parking from ParqEx!"

"Klein's Bakery & Cafe" Coming Soon To Broadway & Buena

4155 N. Broadway, future home of Klein's Bakery & Cafe Remember that "rumor" we told you about on April 22nd? The one about the bakery moving into the old 7-Eleven space at 4155 N. Broadway?Well, according to Chicago Cityscape building...Show More Summary

Chicago Market Community Meeting, May 10 at Chase Park Theater

If you are in support of Chicago Market and their plans to move into the rehabbed Gerber Building, or just have questions, please plan to attend this informational meeting:"Join our public meetings to learn more about Chicago MarketShow More Summary

A Fresh Harvest Market Revival?

The former (and future) Fresh Harvest Market at 4650 N. Sheridan We were big fans of Fresh Harvest Market, the local grocery store that operated out of 4650 N. Sheridan initially opening back in February 2009 and closed two years later. Show More Summary

Movies In the Parks Schedule Released

The Night Out in the Parks schedule was released Friday, and these are the movies that will be showing in Uptown and the immediately surrounding area. We will have all the summer programming in another post to come. All movies begin at dusk. Show More Summary

"Sidewalk Chalk" Kicks Off This Season's Uptown Saturday Nights

A reminder that Uptown Saturday Nights, a series of free concerts all over the Uptown area, begins its season tonight! Sidewalk Chalk, a Chicago band getting ready to kick off its summer tour, makes one last local appearance at the Preston Bradley Center (941 W Lawrence) with a show starting at 8pm (doors open at 7pm). Show More Summary

DUI Patrols In 19th District Saturday Night

Everyone knows not to drink and drive, but Saturday night will be an especially bad time for it, because the CPD's DUI Strike Force will be out in the 19th District.The special patrols will begin at 6pm on Saturday and continue until 2am Sunday. Show More Summary

135-Year-Old Building on Large Lot Hits The Market

Have you got a few million dollars lying around, and an interest in owning a huge historic property on a third of an acre, right on the border of Uptown and Ravenswood? If you said yes, we have a deal for you!The Truc Lam Buddhist Temple at Wilson and Ashland is for sale, at an asking price of $2,000,000. Show More Summary

Got A Pint-Sized Superhero? Chase Park Is Calling

A day of superhero adventure awaits at Chase Park on Sunday, May 7th. Let your mighty little ones discover their superhero powers, strengths and virtues as they explore their favorite heroes' sanctums. Strength train like the Hulk, race...Show More Summary

More Than Sketch Artists: Police-Created Artwork On Display in 20th District Station Tonight

A pop-up art gallery will take place tonight between 6pm and 9pm at the 20th District police station (5400 North Lincoln). The show will feature personal art pieces created by active and retired members of the Chicago Police Department in a show entitled Dimensions: An Exploration of Artistic Expression of Chicago Police Officers. One night only!

Christopher House Holds 27th Annual Benefit with Cubs Charities

Uptown has some really great social services. One of them is Christopher House, which provides services for infants as young as six weeks old, children, teens and families; from pre-school to after-school activities to high school counseling to pregnancy and family counseling. Show More Summary

Discover Uptown! Groupon Offers Discounts During Small Business Week

Thanks to Groupon and Uptown United, over 15 Uptown businesses are offering discounts for a limited time. If you've ever wanted to check out one of our local restaurants or services, this is the time!Additionally, for each Uptown Groupon purchased, Groupon will donate $1 to Uptown CPS Schools to help educate the next generation. Show More Summary

Kids & Kites Festival Returns On Saturday, May 6th

This Saturday is the annual Kids & Kites Festival at Cricket Hill (immediately northeast of Lake Shore Drive and Montrose). It runs from 10am to 4pm, and features kite kits for children to make, face painting, balloon art, and crafts.This...Show More Summary

Learn About The Uptown Theater, and Once We Were Brothers Author Talk At The Bezazian Branch Library On Saturday

There's a lot going on this Saturday at the Bezazian Branch Library, located at Magnolia and Ainslie:At 11am, there will be a talk about the Uptown Theater, its history, and its future: At at 2pm, the Chicago-based author of the much-acclaimed novel Once We Were Brothers will lead a discussion about the book. Show More Summary

Register Now For The "Dim Sum & Then Some" Uptown 5K

We've done some 5Ks, and we've got our bibs and souvenir t-shirts shoved in a drawer somewhere. But never have we been offered an "individual dim sum box" as part of the race package.Until now.....The Chinese Mutual Aid Association is sponsoring the first DIM SUM AND THEN SOME 5K race through Uptown on Saturday, June 3rd. Show More Summary

Suspect Arrested In TCF Bank Robberies

The FBI thinks they've got their man. Rest easy, Jewel and TCF employees!Michael Weimer of Lakeview was arrested late last week and charged with robbing the TCF Bank branch located inside a Jewel-Osco store at Broadway and Cornelia.Show More Summary

Attn, Sheridan Parkers: CAPS and SPNA Meeting Tuesday Evening

CAPS Beat 1913 -- Sheridan Park area -- meets Tuesday night at 6:30pm. The meeting is for all residents living between Clark, Lawrence, Broadway and Montrose. It will take place at Courtenay School, at 4420 North Beacon (in the auditorium). Show More Summary

Free Tree Saplings Available To Community Groups Each Wednesday

Click to enlarge To restore Cook County's tree canopy, which has been decimated by the emerald ash borer in recent years, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is issuing tree saplings to Cook County schools, local agencies, community...Show More Summary

Car Wash Welcomes You Back

We're not sure how long the free washes are going to be available (these photos were taken late Sunday night), but it's a great promotion! We are so glad to see the car wash operational again at National Car Wash (Broadway and Ainslie), after nearly a year of renovations.

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