The landmarked Newberry Library building in Chicago’s Gold Coast is moving forward with an ambitious plan to renovate 26,000 square feet of public space on the granite-clad, Romanesque structure’s ground floor. Built in 1893 by architect Henry Ives Cobb, the building at 60 W. Walton Street is recognized as an outstanding independent research library but … More Newberry Library’s $11 million Makeover
Lincoln Park is set to host its first of several Adults Night Out events this Thursday. A $15 ticket will get you three and a half hours of after-hours zoo access from 6:30-10 p.m. for a number of special events including a performance by Ayodele West African Drum & Dance and a “Zooniversity” talk on “Saving Penguins … More Lincoln Park Zoo’s Adults Night Out
Lincoln Park is set to host the 40th annual Greek Fest this weekend at the St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2701 N. Sheffield Ave. The food ranges from the predictable gyros to specialties like pastitsio, Greek lasagna, and baklava, and the music runs the same gamut from the mainstream to the exotic. Friday night is pop … More 40th Anniversary of Lincoln Park’s Greekfest
Jewel-Osco will open its new grocery store at Clark and Division streets on June 28th after nearly two years of construction. The new Jewel will span 56,000 square feet, nearly double the 29,000-square-foot store that was demolished on the northwest corner of Clark and Division.