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
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
Open House Chicago returns this weekend with over 200 locations across the city open for visitors. From Oak Park to Winnetka to Roseland, the whole city is yours to explore! Check out a list of open sites here.
The Irish-American Movie Hooley returns to the Gene Siskel Film Center this weekend with three movies and follow-up discussions with the Irish writers and producers behind them. It costs $11 to attend each showing. Students can view the films for $7 each and film center members for $6. Tickets can be bought at the box office or online for an additional … More Irish-American Movie Hooley Returns
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.0% over the next year. The bottom … More 4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall!
After breaking ground earlier this year, the new Chicago headquarters for third-party logistics company C.H. Robinson has made considerable progress on the east bank of the Chicago River’s rapidly-evolving North Branch Industrial Corridor. Situated on a four-acre parcel once occupied by the Gutmann Leather Tannery at 1515 N. Webster Avenue, the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed building has reached its … More C.H. Robinson’s New Headquarters on the River
Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined 43rd Alderman Michele Smith and other elected representatives to kick off the grand reopening of Lincoln Park’s Theatre on the Lake. The event, which featured live performances from local dance and acrobatic groups, marked the formal conclusion of the site’s renovation and rebirth as a new production space and … More Grand Re-Opening of Lakeview’s Theatre on the Lake
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From the Financial Times: Follow the lake-shore path to the home of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
The Gold Coast will soon have a spot for some prime rooftop pool parties thanks to a new poolside restaurant/lounge from the Boka Restaurant Group (Girl & the Goat, etc.). It turns out that Boka will open not one, but two spots inside the new Viceroy Hotel, with rooftop Devereaux accompanying downstairs Somerset. Sept. 5 … More Rooftop Pool & Lounge Coming to the Gold Coast