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Lincoln Square preserves culture, celebrates heritage

Lincoln Square preserves culture, celebrates heritage

December 11, 2017

While Chicago hosts its own German Christmas market, Christkindlmarket, the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center will hold its take on the tradition on Dec. 16, with an event called Weihnachtsmarkt. ...

Sexual assaults on North Side raise safety questions

Sexual assaults on North Side raise safety questions

October 9, 2017

Stay-at-home mother Jocelyn Costlow was walking her six-month-old son in a stroller in Lincoln Square Aug. 14 when she was allegedly sexually assaulted by an unknown man. Local women have reported a strin...

Authentic Italian polenta meets American fast dining

Authentic Italian polenta meets American fast dining

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

May 1, 2017

The smell of fresh pesto wafts from the kitchen as Emile Chalouhi and Camillo Villa huddle over the stainless steel kitchen island, weighing ingredients on a small scale and exchanging banter in Italian...

New restaurant aims to be ‘grandma’s kitchen’

New restaurant aims to be ‘grandma’s kitchen’

October 24, 2016

Lincoln Square is about to get a whole lot “sweeter” with the November opening of a new restaurant serving smoked meats, desserts and other made-from-scratch dishes.Chef Angie Wines and her partner, Ann...

Old Town School of Folk Music coming to Englewood

Old Town School of Folk Music coming to Englewood

October 3, 2016

After a successful summer partnership, a North Side music school is collaborating with an Englewood nonprofit for an after-school program starting Tuesday, Oct. 4.Robin Carroll, founder and president of I Grow...

Davis Theater renovates, expands

Davis Theater renovates, expands

November 30, 2015

Bigger screens, new sound systems and varied food options will be part of the movie-going experience at Lincoln Square’s historic Davis Theater, 4614 N. Lincoln Ave., after ongoing renovations are compl...

New art center invites community and students

New art center invites community and students

By McKayla Braid

March 9, 2015

The Chicago Industrial Art and Design Center, a nonprofit community organization that provides education and opportunities to create 3D objects with industrial machinery, will open its doors in May. Located at 6...

‘Walking taco’ makes its way to Lincoln Square

‘Walking taco’ makes its way to Lincoln Square

February 9, 2015

After competitive eaters and creators of Glutton Force 5-—the former food truck operation team of Tim “Gravy” Brown and Patrick “Deep Dish” Bertoletti—won an episode of the Food Network’s “...

Paper or drastic?

March 31, 2014

Spring rains are quickly filling the gutters of many Chicago neighborhoods, and the excess plastic bags that have escaped the city’s recycling program often litter and clog drains. To address the related environmental concerns, aldermen Joe Moreno (1st Ward) and George Cardenas (12th Ward) have backed a ban on plastic bags.The bill would prohibit all city retailers from distributing plastic bags, requiring them to instead...

Posters reflect city’s multiple identities

By Sophia Coleman

April 22, 2012

Sometimes it can be hard to fathom how vast and diverse the city is, but a Columbia alumnus who majored in graphic design has the perfect remedy.Chris Gorz, who graduated in 1991, started his Chicago poster series almost one year ago with the mission to create iconic and vintage-inspired prints that help locals connect with their communities. So far, he has designed eight posters for Andersonville, Edgewater, Lakeview, Linco...

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