Bucktown »

Big Digital Billboard Along Kennedy in Bucktown Installed

Ald. Scott Waguespack says the $873,562, two-sided board damages "the aesthetic of the city."

Lincoln Square »

Waters School Scores Biggest Sports Victory to Date ... a New Gym Floor

Waters' new gym floor comes as the school builds up its sports programs.

Near West Side »

Bulls Are City's Most-Liked Team, at Least According to Facebook

INTERACTIVE MAP: Facebook likes show how Chicagoans across the city support the five big sports teams.

River North »

Jews in Baseball Celebrated in Autographed Artwork

A Chicago-based company sells original art — and now prints — with Sandy Koufax and other Jewish stars.

Beverly »

Beverly Sisters Want To Make Social Media Less Scary for the Over-40 Crowd

Selective Connections launched this month with strict age requirements and mandatory background checks.

West Rogers Park »

New Playgrounds to Open at Chippewa, Rogers Parks

Seven other playgrounds in West Rogers Park are set to be renovated as well.

South Loop »

Adler Planetarium Hosts Partial Solar Eclipse Watch Party Thursday

Stare at the sun — safely — with the help of Adler scientists during this unique planetary event.

Englewood »

Hamilton Park Seeking Advisory Council Members

The Resident Association of Greater Englewood is assisting with recruitment of new members.  

Lincoln Square »

McPherson School's New Playground Officially Open, Mud Pit No More

McPherson Elementary's new playground replaces formerly flood-prone area.

River North »

Businessmen (And One Union Guy) Get Punched In the Face For a Good Cause

Mercy Home's "Ringside" fundraiser raised nearly $1 million to continue to help troubled Chicago kids.

Near West Side »

Blackhawks-Themed Basement Comes Equipped With Team's Signature Goal Horn

Longtime Hawks fan Mike Novak turned his basement into a mini Hawks museum, paint scheme included.

Lincoln Park »

Bears Linebacker to Bartend During Monday Night Football

DJ Williams will bartend during a fundraising event at Joe's on Weed.

Hyde Park »

Washington Park to Host Stargazers After Eclipse

Space enthusiasts are encouraged to bring a telescope or look through one provided by the Park District.

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