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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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  • Food truck status report

    Food truck status report
    UPDATE: On Wednesday, the City Council passed a Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks, but also restrict the areas in which they're allowed to park and serve. The ordinance was passed with a 45-1 vote, with Ald....
  • For these stories, you stay up well past your bedtime

    For these stories, you stay up well past your bedtime
    The age-old art of storytelling is undergoing a revival — and audiences are in the mood to listen. It is 1998 or '99. Tyler Clark is a pudgy teenager with a secret crush on Janelle Greene, a petite brunette who, like Tyler, attends Kokomo High...
  • Driver questioned after pedestrian, 87, struck in Uptown

    Driver questioned after pedestrian, 87, struck in Uptown
    Charges are pending against a motorist who struck an 87-year-old pedestrian in the Uptown neighborhood this morning, police said. The accident happened at 7:55 a.m. on the 4700 block of North Broadway, police said. The man was taken to Advocate Illinois...
  • U.S. sues doctor known for prescribing risky drug clozapine

    U.S. sues doctor known for prescribing risky drug clozapine
    Federal authorities on Thursday sued a controversial Chicago psychiatrist, accusing him of pocketing kickbacks from drug companies and committing a massive fraud as he prescribed antipsychotic medication to thousands of mentally ill patients in area...
  • Wilson Red Line station to get makeover

    Wilson Red Line station to get makeover
    A $203 million reconstruction of the Wilson station on the CTA Red Line is scheduled to begin next year. The new station will serve as an anchor for economic development in the Uptown neighborhood. The new station will feature glass and steel canopies,...
  • Metal band Lamb of God to salute U.S. military with new video project

    Metal band Lamb of God to salute U.S. military with new video project
    Lamb of God, the Richmond-based metal band, is paying tribute to America's armed forces with a new video. The band is asking family members of service men and women to submit photos of their loved ones for use in a clip. "Lamb of God is looking to...
  • Teen accused of shooting at cops in Uptown neighborhood

    Teen accused of shooting at cops in Uptown neighborhood
    A 16-year-old boy opened fire on two Chicago police officers sitting inside an unmarked squad car on the city's Uptown neighborhood on Saturday, prosecutors alleged in court. Jansen Aikens was charged as an adult with two counts each of attempted first-...
  • April 20: Music Lounge - JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound

    April 20: Music Lounge - JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound
    JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound Appearing: April 27 8:00 p.m. Metro 3730 N. Clark Chicago (773) 549-4140 www.jcbrooksandtheuptownsound.com
  • Revolution Brewing picks up two gold medals at World Beer Cup

    Chicago-area brewpubs won a combined three gold medals at this weekend's World Beer Cup in San Diego, one of the most eagerly-watched competitions in the craft beer world. Revolution Brewing won two golds, scoring top honors among English-style summer...
  • Police question man in Wrigleyville shooting

    Police question man in Wrigleyville shooting
    Authorities are questioning a parolee in connection with a shooting in the Wrigleyville neighborhood over the weekend, police said. No charges have been filed as of Monday afternoon, police said, but authorities are questioning a  26-year-old man who...
  • Annoyance Theatre on the move

    Annoyance Theatre on the move
    The Annoyance Theatre, a venerable Chicago comedy theater, is on the move. Jennifer Estlin, the theater's owner and executive producer, said Wednesday that it will exit its Uptown digs on the same block of North Broadway as the Uptown Theatre and move...