Newberry Library’s $11 million Makeover

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

40th Anniversary of Lincoln Park’s Greekfest

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