Sterling Bay, one of Chicago’s busiest developers, has unveiled its plans to transform the 30-acre riverfront site which previously housed the A. Finkl & Sons steel plant near the affluent Lincoln Park and Bucktown neighborhoods. Dubbed Lincoln Yards, the plan will deliver a number of new low- to mid-rise buildings which would presumably deliver a … More Developer Sterling Bay’s Plan for Finkl Steel Site
From Patch Chicago: Illinois residents are among those rushing out in droves to pre-pay their property tax bills before the new GOP tax plan — recently signed into law by President Donald Trump — takes effect in 2018. The new plan caps state and local tax deductions at $10,000, and many are hurrying to pay … More Last Chance to Delay Your Tax Increase
Haven’t made plans to ring in the new year? Check out Patch’s guide to Chicago events this Sunday here!
There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak … More Why are Home Prices Still Increasing?
Lincoln Park ZooLights runs until Jan. 7 and features many family-friendly events. Visitors are invited to wind their way through a labyrinth of 30,000 twinkling lights. Families can also celebrate New Year’s Eve at ZooLights, complete with party hats, horns and favors. Here are upcoming events at the Lincoln Park Zoo: BrewLights presented By Louis Glunz … More Your Lincoln Park ZooLights Primer
At Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, it’s all about frogs. Dr. Allison Sacerdote-Velat is the curator of herpetology at the Notebaert Nature Museum and this new exhibit is hopping good. It’s called “Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.” “We’ve got 70 different frogs and 15 species. From Central and South America, Asia. We have North American species … More Frogs at the Notebaert Nature Museum
Spooky Zoo Spectacular Saturday, September 28th, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Spooky Zoo Spectacular 2017, hosted by the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo, will give children the opportunity to celebrate Halloween in a free, safe, and family-friendly environment. This year’s celebration will mark the 31st anniversary of this beloved Halloween-themed celebration! Fall Fest Fridays … More October Events at Lincoln Park Zoo