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Now that school's out, the PlayStreet program is going strong. These dates and locations are currently posted for Uptown, but things can change. Please check the schedule here before heading out. Thursday, July 7th, 4:30pm-7:30pm, Winthrop...Show More Summary
Our festive neighbors, the Saddle & Cycle Club, will present its annual fireworks show at dusk on Monday, July 4th. The club is located at Foster & Marine, but only its members and guests may view the show from inside the club.Luckily for us, the fireworks can be seen for miles around. Show More Summary
Top local and national ribbers will again mix saucy slab offerings that are complemented with an eclectic music lineup at this 8th annual festival. This tasty happening takes place over the long Fourth of July weekend. It grows in popularity...Show More Summary
Photo courtesy of Youth Guidance According to the Sun-Times, a mentoring program that was enacted at Goudy Elementary School in Uptown this past school year, as well as in other parts of Chicago, is having a positive impact on youngShow More Summary
There's another big Pride event happening in Uptown today. The old Montrose Rocks festival, which celebrates LGBT people of color, has been rebranded as "Pride At Montrose" and takes place at the lakefront and at Cricket Hill.Check out...Show More Summary
Lionel's parade-ready at his perch at Dayton and Montrose. Follow his adventures on his Facebook page.
A few more local Pride celebration opportunities: Baker & Nosh, at 1303 West Wilson: "Make sure to stop by and see us 9am-noon Pride Sunday, and grab a free La Colombe coffee! Happy Pride, Chicago!" Uptown Lounge, at 1136 West Lawrence:...Show More Summary
The #TestForFlu Bug, aka the Virus Buster, was in Uptown last week, educating the public about influenza. We saw it parked on Clark. It was kind of hard to miss, to be frank.
Tonight shortly before 9pm, a 42-year-old man was shot several times in Edgewater. The shooting occurred on Kenmore between Berwyn and Balmoral. Witnesses reported hearing shots and seeing a dark blue Mercedes speeding away from theShow More Summary
The Uptown Chamber has come up with a fun video celebrating the businesses and pride that Uptown has. Check it out at www.UptownProud.org -- and see what discounts and freebies are available this Pride Weekend, too.
click to enlarge and read the messages It started with Alchemia Art of Hair, who invited the public to write messages of pride, love, and support on the sidewalk outside the shop at 5009 N Sheridan. Now the trend has moved slightly north, with the wall and sidewalk at 5050 N Sheridan full of messages proclaiming love. Show More Summary
Lakeview Pantry, which has served the public for 46 years and is Chicago's largest food pantry, has moved to a new home just steps from Uptown, at 3945 N Sheridan (across from the Red Line station). They are rightly proud of their new location, which doubles the size of their previous space. Show More Summary
If there is still any doubt that the Broadway and Wilson corridor is going to be unrecognizable in a few years, here is yet another planned development we heard about a few months ago, now in greater detail. Ald. Cappleman has also issued a letter of support to the city to make Stewart School a Chicago landmark. Show More Summary
There are a lot of great events happening during the next ten days, but if you park your vehicle on the street in Uptown, you'll want to be sure it's not going to be towed, because parking restrictions are on the horizon. The concert restrictions on Irving Park and Clark begin TODAY at 2pm. Show More Summary
Proposed development looking NE at the corner of Broadway & Wilson (MX3 Architects) The corner of Broadway and Wilson as we all know it today Looking north on Broadway from Wilson (MX3 Architects) Looking south on Winthrop showing the...Show More Summary
The "Lincoln Park Pirates" lot at 4882 North Clark Yesterday a lot of legislation was passed during the City Council's meeting, including the Towing Bill of Rights, co-sponsored by Ald. Ameya Pawar and "inspired" by Uptown's LincolnShow More Summary
Looking east on Argyle from Kenmore Street level brick paving is going on as we speak on Argyle. Argyle is closed from Kenmore eastward as work is underway. Once complete, the street will be flush with the sidewalk. You can get a good idea of how the completed project will look from the photo above.
Here's the official City press release on the approval of the Maryville project. Interestingly, there were several other TIF plans approved yesterday, including giving Whole Foods $8million to move a distribution center from Indiana to Pullman."TIF PLAN APPROVED TO SUPPORT NEW MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT IN UPTOWN. Show More Summary