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"An Evening of Jazz" To Support the Boys & Girls Club

Here is one of best annual events in our area in support of our great neighbor, the Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club. By supporting this event, you get a wonderful evening with neighbors and a great evening of Jazz. click image to enlarge click image to enlarge For more about the Boys and Girls Club, click here.To make your reservations, click here.

Vintage Garage Opens For The Season On Sunday

Vintage Garage Chicago kicks off the 2015 vintage season on April 19th. Here's what they have to say:"We are excited to be back for 2015 with 100 vendors of great vintage in all categories like vintage clothing, home decor, mid century modern, pop culture, furniture, kitsch and more.5051 N. Show More Summary

Calling All Oenophiles and Turophiles!

Have you checked out Brix Catering & Events yet? It's located at the old site of The Cousins restaurant on Leland. Read more about them here.

Enjoy Dramatic Music In An Historical Space

VOX 3 Collective and Lakeview Orchestra to invite you to attend a FREE performance of Carl Orff's musical masterpiece "Carmina Burana" at the historic Preston Bradley Center on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30pm. Both VOX 3 Collective andShow More Summary

Bring Back Beautiful Butterflies to Buena Park

Buena Park Neighbors to Plant Monarch Butterfly-Friendly Species at Its Spring Clean and Green on Saturday, April 18, 10:00 a.m. The Monarch Butterfly is in decline and Buena Park Neighbors' Spring Clean and Green will help provide an...Show More Summary

Introducing The Coffee Hour at Peoples Church

From Rev. Seth Fisher:"Peoples Church of Chicago is officially launching The Coffee Hour this week. The goal of The Coffee Hour is for people of all faiths and philosophies to become better people and create a better world together.Every...Show More Summary

Model Railroad Club Open House On Sunday

One of Uptown's best-kept secrets is the Garfield-Clarendon Model Railroad Club, a miniature world hidden in the Clarendon Park Fieldhouse. As their website says, "Most people won't get the opportunity to run a local freight, operate an important passenger train at full speed with farms whizzing by or get to perform switching at a busy rail yard. Show More Summary

No CTA Closure Of Broadway This Weekend

The tracks have been removed from the overpass in preparation for demolition Buh-bye. You won't be missed. Can't wait to see Broadway and Leland bathed in sunlight The CTA continues the demolition of the old North Shore railway overpass at Broadway and Leland, which was until recently utilized by the Purple Line. Show More Summary

Reminder: CAPS Beat 1914 Meets Tonight

"Hi neighbors:Please join your neighbors, local businesses, community representatives, and neighborhood police officers tonight for our monthly CAPS meeting.7pm tonight at the Clarendon Park Fieldhouse (Clarendon and Sunnyside).Looking...Show More Summary

Amy Crawford Thanks Her Supporters

Here's what supporters of Amy Crawford's campaign got in email this afternoon (and yes, surprisingly to some, one of Team UU is/was a Crawford voter):

"Uptown Saturday Nights" Kicks Off April 11 With Free Events Every Second Saturday

Uptown Saturday Nights Debuts this Saturday April 11! Explore restaurants, music venues, art installations, performances and entertainment in the UPTOWN neighborhood every 2nd Saturday April through December 2015. Uptown Walking Tours...Show More Summary

A Little Wednesday Morning Quarterbacking

Whew. Local elections are over. Unlike four years ago, when the mayor's office and all three of Uptown's aldermanic offices were up for grabs, the incumbents all won second terms. While the runoff, as always, put the "manic" in "aldermanic,"...Show More Summary

Watching The Election Returns Come In

This is how Uptowners did it in 1920, gathering at Racine and Broadway to see the election results projected onto the front of the Loren Miller Store, which later became Goldblatt's, then Borders.Luckily, we don't have to do that. These...Show More Summary

It's Election Day. Do Your Thing

It's been a long campaign season. Citywide, today Chicagoans will choose a mayor, and 46th Ward voters will choose an alderman. The phones will stop with the robocalls, the mail carriers will have a lighter load, and we'll all be just a bit relieved it's over -- for at least a couple years.Here's our advice to you: Get out and VOTE. Show More Summary

Uptown's Dog Areas' Advice: Stay Away (For Now)

It's a funny photo, but the dog flu that's going around Chicago isn't a laughing matter. The city is encouraging owners to keep their dogs out of common areas, like dog parks, until the outbreak is over. We heard from three of Uptown's...Show More Summary

47 Years Ago Tonight In Uptown

photo from the Sun-Times entertainment page courtesy of David Zornig If you were a Chicago love child in April 1968, you probably had plans to see The Turtles play one of their three shows at The Cheetah Club in Uptown. Having the chance to hear them perform hits like Happy Together and It Ain't Me Babe.... Show More Summary

Taking A Ride On The Campaign Trail

Cool wheels seen in front of Truman College today.

Uptown's Favorite Lion Celebrates Easter

Lionel hasn't been at his perch at Montrose and Dayton for a few months (since The Unfortunate Incident), but that hasn't stopped him from dressing up. Here are a couple photos of him that were posted to his very own Facebook page, where you can follow his adventures. Show More Summary

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