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New Chicago cocktail conference to address industry's inclusion issues

One only has to head to Logan Square or the West Loop to see that Chicago’s cocktail game is strong, as robust and vibrant as in cities like New York, London or LA. Banking on this reputation, three local industry vets are getting together for a new cocktail conference for both consumers and industry...

A Prop Stylist's Small & Simple Chicago Studio Apartment — House Call

Name: Brooke Doyle Location: Logan Square — Chicago, Illinois Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 3.5 years, renting Prop stylist Brooke Doyle has only recently become reacquainted with all of her stuff. Having moved to different cities often in the past, this three and a half year stay in Chicago is the longest she's ever lived anywhere. Show More Summary

Publican pastry chef Dana Cree leaving to open Pretty Cool Ice Cream with Bang Bang Pie owner

Sure there’s still snow in the forecast, but get ready for an epic ice cream and pie partnership. The Publican pastry chef Dana Cree will open Pretty Cool Ice Cream, her own company with a flagship shop in Logan Square, partnering with Bang Bang Pie & Biscuit owner Michael Ciapciak. James Beard...

Marisol lunch a perfect, priceless steal

When Lula Cafe chef and owner Jason Hammel opened Marisol restaurant at the Museum of Contemporary Art last fall, chef de cuisine Sarah Rinkavage moved up from Logan Square to Streeterville too. If you’ve been wondering how your old friends from the neighborhood have been doing in the fancy art...

Team behind The Whistler unveils new beer bar and music venue Sleeping Village

After 10 years of cocktail-slinging in Logan Square, the team behind The Whistler is opening Sleeping Village on Wednesday, bringing beers and cider to Avondale while continuing a mission to showcase local musicians. “I’m really excited about the cross-pollination that’s going to happen, having...

Meet Chicago's Puppy Bowl star at Park and Field

Puppy Bowl fans will have the opportunity to meet one of this year’s stars at Park and Field this Sunday. The Logan Square bar and restaurant is hosting its own Puppy Bowl noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, complete with AstroTurf and a referee. Stripe, who is in the real Puppy Bowl this year, will be there...

Fat Rice making Fortune Cookies Against Humanity, among new Chinese Year of the Dog specials

Fat Rice will make Cards Against Humanity fortune cookies among its inventive specials for Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day. The Lunar New Year begins Feb. 16. The award-winning Macau-inspired restaurant in Logan Square will offer oversize, chocolate-dipped, hand-decorated cookies, serving...

A Modern, Ever-Evolving Chicago Bungalow — House Tour

Name: Diana Lu Barabe, her husband Jesse and kids Miles and Olive Location: Logan Square — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,000 square feet Years Lived In: 6 years, owned When designer Diana Lu Barabe and her husband bought this Chicago bungalow six years ago, the house had already been fully renovated. Show More Summary

Truck stop nachos at Lonesome Rose

To paraphrase Meryl Streep in “Devil Wears Prada,” Mexican food in Logan Square? Groundbreaking. Lonesome Rose, the newest project by restaurant impresarios Land & Sea Dept. (Longman & Eagle, Cherry Circle Room, Parson’s Chicken & Fish), is a lot of things: All-day cafe, late night watering hole,...

Daycare Worker Allegedly Burned Five Little Children With Hot Glue Gun While Coworker Watched & Laughed

Every parent's nightmare… According to the Chicago Police Department, two daycare workers at the Children's Learning Place in Logan Square have been arrested after one of them allegedly burned five two-year-old children — three girls and two boys — with a hot glue gun while the other watched and laughed. Sources say surveillance video on December 1 [...]

Maplewood Brewery taproom opens with a twist — as a lounge

It’s not a taproom. It’s a lounge. When the founders of Maplewood Brewery & Distillery began envisioning the barroom at their three-year-old Logan Square establishment, they wanted something eminently familiar and comfortable. The result, which opens Dec. 15, is Maplewood Lounge (2717 N. Maplewood...

Review: Marisol off to impressive start in artful MCA space

It sounds odd at first, but the same things that drew Jason Hammel to create Lula Cafe in Logan Square 18 years ago attracted him to Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, where he opened Marisol three months ago. “For me, it was a question of artistic community and creativity,” Hammel said. “Logan...

Logan Square's Lonesome Rose opening next week 

After what felt like an exceptionally long construction period (nearly four years after taking over the space at 2101 N. California Ave.), Lonesome Rose finally plans to open next Monday, November 20 in Logan Square. It's the latest project from Land and Sea Dept., the team behind Longman & Eagle,...

Families Fight Back Against Imminent Eviction In Logan Square As Displacement Fears Ratchet

Dozens of longtime residents were told they'd have to vacate within weeks. They pushed back, and now it appears their resolve has paid off. [ more › ]

A New Orleans House in Disrepair Becomes a Shining Gem Once Again — House Tour

Name: Wesley & Levi Janssen; their kids James (6), Anders (5), and Julia (1); and the family dog Logan. Location: Mid City — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,690 square feet upstairs; 1,200 in raised basement apartment Years lived in:Show More Summary

Forget pumpkin spice. For a taste of autumn, try this masala chai instead

Pumpkin spice lattes are in style this time of year, but the chai latte is reliable in any season. What better place to sip on a cup of the spiced, milky black tea than at Chiya Chai, the Nepalese cafe in Logan Square, which advertises its expertise right in the name? Walk into the shop, and your...

Is Another Transit-Oriented Development About To Tower In Logan Square?

The CTA happens to own the Logan Square parcel that houses City Lit Books, and it's touting the space's TOD potential in a new request for proposals. [ more › ]

New Logan Square Coffee Shop To Be 100% Dedicated To Preventing Suicide

The shop's motto will be: it's okay to not be okay. It's slated to open this Spring. [ more › ]

Chicago Uber Driver Sexually Assaulted A Logan Square Woman, Suit Claims

The suit says her driver, who is identified as "Aleksander" reached into the back seat, groped her and ran his hand up and down her leg during the drive. [ more › ]

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