A Thousand Words

Your photos from around Lincoln Square, Northcenter and Ravenswood Manor. Add your photo to our Flickr Group and we'll display it here!


Monday, July 1, 2013
Ballgame. Credit: pcurtner/Flickr.


Monday, June 24, 2013
Prairie. Credit: billeguerriero/Flickr.

Rain Boots

Monday, June 17, 2013
Rain Boots. Credit: satakieli/Flickr.

Rockwell Reflected

Monday, June 3, 2013
Rockwell Reflected. Credit: Such_Luck/Flickr.


Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Hangout. Credit: pcurtner/Flickr.


Thursday, May 23, 2013

Pantagrapher Photography

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Ebb & Flow

Ebb & Flow

The Chicago River swells after heavy spring rains, submurging the trunks of shoreline trees between Rockwell and Horner Park.

Sunk Trunk

Sunk Trunk

Water levels surged on the Chicago River as spring storms brought torrential downpours to the area. Docks were completely submerged in the above photo, taken as the the river was near its peak. Below, the river flows closer to its normal depth after a week of dryer weather.

One Way

One Way

A typical spring street scene in North Center, just west of Ravenswood.

Fences & Neighbors

Fences & Neighbors

A line of backyards in Lincoln Square begin to show signs of spring growth.

Duck Parking

Duck Parking

Heavy rains turn the Advocate Health Center parking lot at Western & Irving Park into a duck pond.



Flowers bloom on a neighborhood tree as spring finally takes hold.



A classic ride parked on a side street in Northcenter.

Team Meeting

Team Meeting

A little league coach gives his team a pep talk before their first game of the season at Horner Park.



Neighborhood parents and their kids practice for T-ball season in the baseball field at Coonley Elementary School.

Mike Innocenzi is a fine art and portrait photographer based in Northcenter, where he has been living and working for more than six years. He specializes in environmental photography utilizing only natural light. His website is www.mikeinnocenzi.com.

Be Mine

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day to all our readers. Credit: Patty Wetli

Lawrence Avenue Flashback

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

January 17 marked the 112th anniversary of the reversal of the Chicago River. Debra Shore, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner, shared this photo of Lawrence Avenue along the North Branch in 1909. Credit: The Lost Panoramas: When Chicago Changed Its River and the Land Beyond (CityFiles Press)

Weather Report

Monday, January 2, 2012

Sidewalk art on Southport. Credit: Patty Wetli

Happy Holidays!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

The Roscoe Village Christmas Tree. Credit: Sarah Tilotta

Happy Holidays!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

The Lincoln Square Christmas Tree. Credit: Sarah Tilotta

Flushing The Hydrants

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A Chicago firefighter quickly opens and closes a street hydrant this morning. Area fire crews are flushing the hydrants to check their pressure in preparation for winter. Credit: Mike Fourcher

First Day of Public School

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Teachers, parents and students gather at Waters Elementary School this morning. Regular schedule public school started with a full class schedule today. Many area Catholic schools started class last week. Credit: Mike Fourcher


Friday, September 2, 2011

Underpass. Credit: Flickr/Brian Hagy.

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