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Uptown

This rediscovered lakefront Chicago neighborhood preserves its Roaring '20s business district. Read more about Uptown, Chicago.
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Top Uptown Articles

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  • Uptown Underground is new cabaret planned for North Side

    Chicago's Uptown neighborhood is to get a new cabaret-style theater. Dubbed The Uptown Underground, the new venue, located at 4707 N. Broadway, will be dedicated to burlesque, vaudeville, classic cabaret and other retro-themed live entertainment...
  • Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond

    Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond
    These are lively days – and nights – for saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines, who last weekend presented the world premiere of an original orchestral suite at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York and this weekend offers new music over three...
  • Beyond our broken dreams

    Every night gunshots lullaby me to sleep In ruins of abandoned buildings the broken glass is where we bottle up all our broken dreams. . . . Hold the dream with me, as it breaks loose from Jameale Pickett's poem. Something beyond the insane dance of...
  • RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014: Send demos now, local bands!

    RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014: Send demos now, local bands!
    In 2013, the 10th annual RedEye Rock 'n' Vote was simply huge: A packed House of Blues crowd partied with whysowhite, Michele McGuire, DVS Jackson Esq. and the Addies, with McGuire ultimately taking home the title. And we're not stopping there. Rock 'n'...
  • 9 taken to hospitals after North Lake Shore bus crash

    9 taken to hospitals after North Lake Shore bus crash
    Nine people were taken to area hospitals in good condition following the crash of a CTA bus on North Lake Shore Drive in Uptown this afternoon, officials said. The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. when the driver of a No. 147/Outer Drive Express bus...
  • Teen shot riding bike on North Side street

    Teen shot riding bike on North Side street
    A teenager riding a bike was injured when someone jumped out of a car in the Uptown neighborhood near Harry S. Truman College and shot him, police said. Police were called to the scene in the 1100 block of West Wilson Avenue about 7:15 p.m. and found...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 14-year-old boy and his 13-year-old girlfriend who ran away together last month from Michigan have been found safe in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago. Read more • A Chicago...
  • 'Transformers' returns to Chicago with explosions

    'Transformers' returns to Chicago with explosions
    Michael Bay is back in Chicago and he brought the Autobots and Decepticons with him. Filming for the new “Transformers” movie began today at McCormick Place and will continue throughout the weekend in the Near East Side and Uptown...
  • At American Indian Center's 60th Powwow, both ritual and dance contest

     At American Indian Center's 60th Powwow, both ritual and dance contest
    The history of Native Americans contains many sorrowful narratives of displacement and broken promises from the United States government. The American Indian Center of Chicago, located in Uptown, has its roots in that history. But at 60 years old, the...
  • A screen's-eye view of Chicago

    Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
  • Walk-off victories

    Walk-off victories
    At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...