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New Year's Eve: Fat Cat

Register here. Fat Cat says, "Bring your party to Fat Cat and start your New Year off right. Cascading ribbons on balloons, party hats, and noisemakers while celebrating with our Champagne Punch Bowls, sounds of everyone's favorite DJ Ron and Dancing! No Cover. Show More Summary

CEP Looking For Tax Season Volunteers

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to make a positive impact on your community, here's something to keep in mind, from the Center for Economic Progress:"Ever wished there was something you could do to help working families getShow More Summary

Ask Anna: Quick and dirty winter advice

Hi dreamboats! It’s time again for quick and dirty dating advice. So strap on your … snow boots and let’s get slushy. Do shy guys have it the worst when it comes to dating? No, people who think they are victims when it comes to dating are the “worst.” Stop whining. It’ll improve your game tenfold....

Chicago nightlife at Frosty’s Christmas Bar last week

Scenes from the holiday pop-up Frosty’s Christmas Bar on Saturday, Dec 23.

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SantaSaurus Visits Uptown's Dollop Diner

This sounds fun! Dollop Diner (5060 N Clark) says,"To announce our new Family Night Wednesdays in 2018 we had a visit from the fine folks at Jabberwocky Marionettes for some holiday fun! The'll be joining us on the 3rd Wednesday of every month with some table-side friends from 5-7pm + Kids eat free!"For many more photos, visit Dollop Diners' Facebook page.

Contas digitais: o que são? como funcionam? Saiba tudo aqui!

Ter uma conta em um banco é fundamental, sendo que a cada dia que se passa fica mais importante uma dessas para realizar as mais variadas transações e até mesmo para o recebimento de salários, visto que na maioria das vezes os pagamentos são realizados por bancos e não pessoalmente. Show More Summary

From 1926 to 2017, Season's Greetings From The Gerber Building (and Us)

The Gerber Building opened in 1925 at Broadway and Wilson as the North Side's version of Union Station. This is what its lobby looked like at Christmas 1926.91 years later, the building is undergoing a massive rehab and its exterior has begun to reflect the same grandeur that it had when it opened in during Uptown's heyday. Show More Summary

Grand Theft Auto: Post Office Edition

Saturday evening around 5pm, someone got into a USPS delivery van on the 4600 block of Racine and attempted to drive away with it. Because post office vans are just so hard to identify, right? Not a rocket scientist, we'll bet.He got...Show More Summary

One Last Chance To Meet Santa - Sunday Morning At Klein's Bakery

Santa's been all over Uptown this month. He's brunched at Chase Park, skated at Margate Park, and ridden both the train and bus through our part of town multiple times.Now he's making one more appearance, at Klein's Bakery & Cafe, Sunday between 11am and 2pm."Come and meet Santa on Christmas Eve at Klein’s. Show More Summary

A Beautiful Guest Visits Uptown

Thank you to reader Bill Biederman, who took this photo of a snowy owl who stopped in Uptown this past week on its migration path. Gorgeous!

Bank Returning To Space Created For A Bank

The original home of the Sheridan Trust & Savings Bank, Broadway & Racine Scrims in the windows Things sometimes have a way of coming full circle.Scrims are up in the windows of the space below First Ascent Climbing Gym at Broadway and Racine announcing "Huntington Bank" and their upcoming arrival. Show More Summary

Wrapped Up In The Holiday Spirit

Lionel is eagerly awaiting the holidays from his perch at Montrose and Dayton. In fact, you could say he's en-wrap-tured.If you'd like to see more of our little concrete guy who has more costume changes than Cher, Katy Perry, and Elton...Show More Summary

Uptown Squeaks By Fulton Market To Advance In Curbed Cup Competition

It's on to the Final Four in the Curbed Cup competition for Chicago's best neighborhood.At one point, Uptown led West Loop/Fulton Market by ten percentage points, but a late surge by WL/FM made it a close 51.2% to 48.8% victory.NextShow More Summary

Stewart School Lofts Conversion Gets New Roof

The former Stewart School currently under construction at Broadway & Sunnyside Morningside Development's conversion of Stewart School into residential lofts continues. The roof, which had seen better days, is now being removed and replaced.The...Show More Summary

Sheridan & Agatite TOD Starts To Rise

Quest Realty's transit-oriented development at Sheridan & Agatite Quest Realty's 33 unit development at the corner of Sheridan and Agatite is starting to rise from the foundation. Salvaged Chicago common brick is being used for the exterior to give it a more vintage look.You might recall that most of this lot has been vacant since the early 1970s. Show More Summary

Gerber Arch Has Entered The Building

The arch awaits The crown jewel of the Gerber Building is currently waiting for its triumphant return just inside the corner entrance. This is the main structure that makes up the arched clock tower, minus the ornamentation and clock and we are told it will be installed very soon. Show More Summary

Gas Up And Support McCutcheon Elementary

Ald. Cappleman with McCutcheon & Sasafrasnet staff From Ald. Cappleman's latest newsletter:"I am excited to announce a new partnership that gives the community an easy way to support a neighborhood public school.The BP gas station at the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive has designated a gas pump specifically for McCutcheon Elementary. Show More Summary

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