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This year, Lincoln Park Zoo will introduce its inaugural Dessert Fest at the zoo, using confections, entertainment and exhibits to raise funds for free admission to continue.

Coffee and donuts with your favorite furry friends at zoo’s first Dessert Fest

September 13, 2019

Lincoln Park Zoo lovers will be able to indulge their sweet tooth while spending time with their favorite animal as part of the zoo's latest fundraising effort. As one of only three free zoos l...

The crowd in Lincoln Park erupts as Megan Rapinoe scored the team's first goal of the game July 7.

USWNT win fourth World Cup title

July 7, 2019

Soccer fans gathered in Lincoln Park Sunday to see the United States Women's National Team take home their fourth World Cup title. The United States took on the Netherlands at Parc Olympique Lyon...

Cleaning up Caldwell Lilly Pool

April 22, 2019

Chicago residents spent an afternoon volunteering to clean up the Alfred Caldwell Lilly Pool, 125 W. Fullerton Parkway, in Lincoln Park before a summer kick-off event.

Controversial Lincoln Yards development moving forward

Controversial Lincoln Yards development moving forward

April 5, 2019

The Lincoln Yards development planned for 55 acres of former industrial property between Bucktown and Lincoln Park has undergone many changes since developer Sterling Bay’s initial proposal last May. It ha...

St. Pauls United Church of Christ, 2335 N Orchard St, and UCAN hosted their 5th annual Polar Peace March Jan. 20.

No matter temperature, Polar Peace March walks to stop violence

January 24, 2019

“Stop the violence, start the love.”This was the chant approximately 300 people marched to Jan. 20. on a day when temperatures fell below 20 degrees. The Polar Peace March lived up to its name.Despite...

The Garden of the Dead Walking Tour has run for the past 10 years and is led by Pamela Bannos. It starts at the Chicago History Museum and walks past the Couch Tomb and Lincoln Monument. 

Garden of the Dead tour unearths forgotten history of Lincoln Park

October 22, 2018

Grab your flashlight and prepare to walk through history as the Garden of the Dead Walking Tour sheds light on a time when Lincoln Park was Chicago’s only graveyard.The tour is hosted by the Chicago Hist...

Local chefs serve up solidarity to support Chicago’s immigrants

Solidarity Soup

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli. Arts & Culture Editor

February 27, 2017

When native Chicagoan and chef Bruce Sherman saw how President Donald Trump’s administration has been treating immigrants and minorities, he could not sit idly by. He had to do something to stand up for those in ...

Historical walking tour reveals unknown, spooky side of Chicago

Historical walking tour reveals unknown, spooky side of Chicago

By Arts and Culture Reporter

October 24, 2016

Lincoln Park is now one of Chicago’s premier North Side neighborhoods, but in the 19th century, it was known as City Cemetery. A series of tours explores the history of the neighborhood as a home for...

Jonah Reider, a chef in residency at Intro Chicago, 2300 N. Lincoln Park West, prepares charred peppercorn pastries with phyllo dough for a media dinner on Sept. 14.

Dorm room chef brings ‘dope’ dining experience to Chicago

September 19, 2016

On a day off, Jonah Reider is just like any other 22-year-old—eating Cocoa Krispies and scavenging neighborhoods for thrills.However, when he puts on his red, snapback-chef hat and black apron this mont...

Aiden Weber, a 2014 creative writing alumnus and director and curator of Polycephaly, printed posters advertising the literary journal’s April 10 launch party. 

Columbia alums launch international literary journal

April 11, 2016

What started as a conversation about literature over beers has snowballed into the formation of a new graphic literary journal, Polycephaly, which launched April 10.Aiden Weber, director and producer o...

The 8.5-acre mixed-use development will employ around 500 full-time people.

NewCity development opens in Lincoln Park

November 9, 2015

Lincoln Park gained 360,000 square feet of retail space and about 200 new apartments with the Oct. 30 grand opening of the NewCity development near Halsted Street and Clybourn Avenue.Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut...

The topics discussed always pertain to evolution, but only in a broad sense, according to Peter Makovicky, associate curator at the Field Museum.

‘Evolution at Revolution’ serves up science on draft

October 5, 2015

“Evolution at Revolution” is a series of scientific discussions scheduled for Oct. 7, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9 at Revolution Brewing, 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave. The events feature drinks, food and scientific lec...

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