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Alley Bear

By Hunter Clauss | Friday, June 4, 2010

Alley Bear

City Council Holds Off Vote on Nightly Vacation Rental Ordinance

By Hunter Clauss | Thursday, June 3, 2010

City Council Holds Off Vote on Nightly Vacation Rental Ordinance

Northcenter-based Pat?s Place will be able to stay in business for at least a couple of more months, because a proposed city ordinance that aims to regulate vacation nightly rentals has been tabled yet again. During a joint meeting of the City Council?s committees on zoning and licensing, some aldermen expressed concerns about the scoop Read the Rest…

Rentals

By Hunter Clauss | Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Rentals

Beef Hot Dogs

By Hunter Clauss | Monday, May 31, 2010

Beef Hot Dogs

Ravenswood Station Wins Approval from Residents

By Hunter Clauss | Friday, May 28, 2010

Ravenswood Station Wins Approval from Residents

Lincoln Square residents overwhelmingly approved the proposed Ravenswood Station development by a vote of 100 to four. The nearly $50-million development calls for a three-story commercial building that will include a Mariano’s Fresh Market grocery store and a health club that has yet to be determined. The project will also include a four-level parking garage Read the Rest…

Ravenswood Station Development Up for a Vote Tonight

By Hunter Clauss | Thursday, May 27, 2010

Ravenswood Station Development Up for a Vote Tonight

The fate of the proposed Ravenswood Station development will be decided tonight at McPherson Elementary School, where residents will be allowed to vote on the project beginning at 7 p.m. Dan Luna, who is the chief of staff for Lincoln Square Ald. Eugene Schulter (47th), said residents will be given cards to hold up when Read the Rest…

Foster Avenue Fire Station

By Hunter Clauss | Thursday, May 27, 2010

Foster Avenue Fire Station

Movies in the Park 2010 Schedule Released

By Hunter Clauss | Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Chicago Park District has released this year’s Movies in the Park schedule for the north region. Winnemac Park will host a screening of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs on June 25 and Where the Wild Things Are on Aug. 14. Horner Park will host a screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark on Read the Rest…

Bondage Equipment Stolen Near Lawrence Hall

By Hunter Clauss | Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Chicago Police Sgt. Jeff Sacks informed residents gathered at this week?s CAPS meeting for beat 2031 that a suitcase full of bondage gear was stolen from a car parked near Lawrence Hall Youth Services, 4833 N. Francisco Ave. The value of the gear is estimated to be $2,000. ?If you see kid [at Lawrence Hall] Read the Rest…

Under the El

By Hunter Clauss | Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Under the El

State Bill Could Help Pave Way for New Tasting Room at Koval Distillery

By Hunter Clauss | Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Small craft distilleries like Lincoln Square-based Koval Distillery are one step closer to being able to sell their spirits on site. Earlier this month, lawmakers in Springfield approved a bill (SB3348) that would make it legal for distilleries to not only expand their retail operations but also provide tours and samples. The state Senate must Read the Rest…

News and Notes: Trader Joe’s Expansion, Ravenswood Station, and a Suspicious Package

By Hunter Clauss | Monday, May 24, 2010

News and Notes: Trader Joe’s Expansion, Ravenswood Station, and a Suspicious Package

Trader Joe?s Prepares for Opening of Northcenter Expansion The expansion of the Trader Joe?s located at 3745 N. Lincoln Ave. will be completed sometime in early July, says company spokeswoman Alison Mochizuki. The grocery-store chain will add 4,000 square feet to its Northcenter store from the empty retail space next door that formerly housed a Read the Rest…

Dog is My Co-Pilot

By Hunter Clauss | Thursday, May 20, 2010

Dog is My Co-Pilot

New Outdoor Film Fest in the Works for Lincoln Square

By Hunter Clauss | Thursday, May 20, 2010

New Outdoor Film Fest in the Works for Lincoln Square

The Chicago Park District’s Movies in the Parks program will have at least one friendly competitor in the Lincoln Square area. That’s because?Ald. Eugene Schulter is currently planning a new outdoor film festival that’s expected to kick off sometime this summer, and the screenings will take place in parks and other “open spaces” throughout Lincoln Read the Rest…

Thefts from Vehicles and Washroom Drug Use Top Concerns at Beat 1724 CAPS Meeting

By Hunter Clauss | Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Thefts from Vehicles and Washroom Drug Use Top Concerns at Beat 1724 CAPS Meeting

Last night’s CAPS meeting for District 17′s 1724 beat attracted nine people and ended within 30 minutes, and that might have something to do with the fact that one of the most popular television shows on air was showing its penultimate episode. District 17 police Sgt. Kristin Barker warned residents to be aware of a Read the Rest…

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