Fall is officially here! Celebrate at the Lincoln Park zoo’s Fall Fest, every Friday-Sunday in October. For more information, click here. Advertisements
The West Side’s 606 trail has been a hit for bikers and hikers, but up until recently the trail has only spanned from Ridgeway Ave to Ashland. However, the project’s developers have announced plans to extend the path under the expressway and across the river. Find more information on the project here.
Chicago Public Library’s Lincoln Park branch is hosting a family LEGO construction challenge this Thursday. For more information, or to register, click here.
Defunct James Mulligan School is soon to be available — to rent? Svigos LLC has been renovating the old school building, which first opened in 1890, for conversion into a 24-unit apartment building. According to the developer, most units will have two bedrooms with a few three-bedroom units scattered throughout. The gym has also been converted … More Mulligan School for Rent
A debate is underway to decide the future of a privately-owned “bird sanctuary” currently located at 441-447 W Arlington Place. Built in the early 70s by Eugene Chesrow, the sanctuary is home to hundreds of birds, both local and migratory species. However, some argue that the “vacant lot” attracts pigeons and rats. The proposal from Contemporary … More Bird Sanctuary? Luxury Condos?
Edward Berger has been playing banjo in Oz Park several times a week for 40 years! Read an interview with him here.
Big things are happening just a few neighborhoods away. Logan Square Preservation will be hosting its annual House and Garden walk on September 10th, showcasing historic properties around the neighborhood. For more information, or to purchase advance tickets, visit https://squareup.com/store/logan-square-preservation/.