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Kick Off Summer With ‘Kids in the Square’

By Rachael Judd | Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Kick Off Summer With ‘Kids in the Square’

Kids in the Square, presented by the Lincoln Square Chamber is right around the corner — literally! Every corner of Lincoln Square will be full of activities for kids of all ages on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For your eco-conscious kid, bring your own banana peels and veggie scraps and Read the Rest…

It’s Playtime! Pickle’s Playroom Opens

By Rachael Judd | Wednesday, April 13, 2011

It’s Playtime! Pickle’s Playroom Opens

If you are still waiting for spring to fully arrive and your kids have cabin fever have no fear – Pickle’s Playroom is here! Pickle’s Playroom, located at 2315 W. Lawrence Avenue, is ready for you to experience their “Sip, Clip and Play Café.” The multi-service activity center has haircuts, serves local Metropolis Coffee and Read the Rest…

Midwives and Doulas Answer Your Baby Questions

By Rachael Judd | Thursday, January 20, 2011

Midwives and Doulas Answer Your Baby Questions

Expecting a baby in 2011?  Join other North Side parents-to-be at the Ravenswood Chiropractic and Wellness Center (5215 N. Ravenswood, 60640) Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. for a free class on Midwives and Doulas. Sherri Ruerup, certified nurse midwife from Swedish Covenant Hospital, and Sue Gottschall, certified doula, will walk through how to choose Read the Rest…

Grand Opening: Lincoln Square Dominick’s

By Rachael Judd | Thursday, September 30, 2010

Grand Opening: Lincoln Square Dominick’s

Dominick’s kicked off their 85th Anniversary by opening their store in Lincoln Square (5233 N Lincoln Ave.).  Support from the neighborhood was very large with over 100 people waiting outside before the 8 a.m. opening. Don Keprta, Dominick’s President, 40th Ward Alderman Patrick O’Connor and the Amundsen High School band, were all on hand to Read the Rest…

Coming soon: Pickle’s Playroom, a cafe for kids

By Rachael Judd | Friday, September 24, 2010

Coming soon: Pickle’s Playroom, a cafe for kids

Michael Stokes, real estate agent, Lincoln Square resident and stay at home dad to two, can now add business owner to his resume. Mike is the owner and creator of the upcoming Pickle’s Playroom at 2315 W. Lawrence. This “Sip, Clip and Play Cafe” will be a place that is “comfortable, has great service and Read the Rest…

PNC to Open Multiple Retail Bank Locations on North Side

By Rachael Judd | Monday, September 13, 2010

PNC to Open Multiple Retail Bank Locations on North Side

After completing a takeover of National City Bank in June, PNC Bank is making a major push into the Chicago market. As a result, some significant development is underway in our community, including a new retail bank location at the corner of Addison Street and Ashland Avenue and one at the corner of Lincoln and Read the Rest…

Gaztro-Wagon Is On a Roll

By Rachael Judd | Thursday, August 26, 2010

Gaztro-Wagon Is On a Roll

Looking for dinner tonight? Look no further than Gaztro-Wagon! The mobile food truck offers a variety of “naanwiches” (fresh flat bread stuffed with various ingredients) and is scheduled to stop by the Ravenswood Metra Station for dinner this evening. On July 28 the Chicago Food Truck Ordinance was proposed to City Council and given approval Read the Rest…

Chicago Fret Works Launches Guitar Recycling Project

By Rachael Judd | Monday, August 9, 2010

Chicago Fret Works Launches Guitar Recycling Project

Chicago Fret Works (4229 N. Lincoln Avenue), in partnership with Intonation Music Workshop, is providing kids with working instruments for their musical education. The guitar repair shop is collecting donations as part of their new Guitar Recycling Project. Used acoustic guitars, electric basses, and working amps, drums, keyboards, and equipment are all accepted. For donated Read the Rest…

Sign of the Times: New Dominick’s Store Coming Soon

By Rachael Judd | Thursday, August 5, 2010

Sign of the Times: New Dominick’s Store Coming Soon

A group of neighborhood residents, press, and Dominick’s employees watched in awe today as a 500-pound, LED Dominick’s sign was hoisted into place at the new (but not yet open) store at 5233 N. Lincoln Ave. Dominick’s has been on this site since 1975. The old store was torn down and this modernized version (which Read the Rest…

Cool Storytimes for Hot Summer Days

By Rachael Judd | Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Cool Storytimes for Hot Summer Days

Attention, parents: Outside it may be hot hot hot, but inside there are some cool local places to chill out with your children and read. There’s Green Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every other Friday at Bellybum Boutique (4347 N. Lincoln Ave.). Join “Miss Alix,” aka Alexandra Gnoske, author of Loui Saves the Earth—as she reads Read the Rest…

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