Feb 21 2012

Feb 20 2012

Reviews: Goosefoot and Les Nomades

GOOSEFOOT 2656 W. Lawrence Ave.; 773-942-7547

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LES NOMADES 222 E. Ontario St.; 312-649-9010

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Andy Marfia posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Feb 15 2012

Feb 09 2012

Flipped Out posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Feb 08 2012

Bank Employees Thwart Scam Targeting Elderly Customer

Briel and McNay, working out of the MB branch at 4800 N. Western Ave., were recently awarded Honorary Civic Commendations from the CAPS Implementation Office for their role in helping to thwart a financial scam involving an elderly customer.

Feb 07 2012

Funds Secured for Phase 1 of Lawrence Avenue Streetscape, But What About West of Western?

Proposed streetscape conditions (not finalized) on Lawrence east of Western Ave. Photo courtesy CDOT.

Feb 06 2012

Elton Glaser posted 4 photos to Picasa:

Feb 02 2012

santheo posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Feb 02 2012

Updated Feb 02 2012

A Guide to Lincoln Square: Where to Eat, Shop, and Play

[4] When a Les Nomades vet gets a bee in his bonnet to open a contemporary American BYO, he can call it whatever he wants. At presstime, foodies citywide were drooling in anticipation of Chris Nugent’s December launch. 2656 W. Lawrence Ave.; 773-942-7547, goosefoot.net

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...instruction and a lecture series, plus thousands of supplies for would-be Houdinis. Ash’s: 4955 N. Western Ave.; 773-271-4030, ashs-magic.com. Magic Inc.: 5082 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-334-2855...

...Houdinis. Ash’s: 4955 N. Western Ave.; 773-271-4030, ashs-magic.com. Magic Inc.: 5082 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-334-2855, magicinc.net

[5] This 12-lane bowling alley located above a hardware store hasn’t modernized much since 1918—which is why we love it. Open bowling runs $3 to $5 per hour during the week and $40 on weekends, with frequent appearances by the Polkaholics, an oompah-rock band. 4874 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-561-8191

...Friday in the Skyline Lounge. For more German brews, head to the cozy Huettenbar [7] (4721 N. Lincoln Ave.). 4740 N. Western Ave.; 773-561-9181, dankhaus.com

...Lounge. For more German brews, head to the cozy Huettenbar [7] (4721 N. Lincoln Ave.). 4740 N. Western Ave.; 773-561-9181, dankhaus.com

[8] Two-year-old Gene’s carries on the tradition of the now-departed Delicatessen Meyer, with homemade pierogi and specialty meats, such as venison and boar. The rooftop beer garden will reopen after Memorial Day; call for updates. 4750 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-728-7243, genessausageshop.com

...down memory lane, check out Quake’s vintage action figures and comics [10]. Timeless Toys: 4749 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-334-4445, timelesstoyschicago.com. Quake: 4628 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-878-4288, quakechicago.com

...and comics [10]. Timeless Toys: 4749 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-334-4445, timelesstoyschicago.com. Quake: 4628 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-878-4288, quakechicago.com

[11] Founded by a pharmacist in 1875, this gem stocks holistic remedies and bath products, including Vinolia soap (used on the Titanic) and Diptyque candles (which the shop ships to rock-star dressing rooms). 4716 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-989-0900, merzapothecary.com

[12] Revered among vinyl lovers, Laurie’s carries some 2,000 new releases (Wilco, the Black Keys, Adele), plus another 5,000 used records for sale. 4639 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-271-3569, lauriesplanetofsound.com

[13] The unofficial greenroom for Old Town School’s performers and teachers, this pub quenches thirsts with 75 beers and 60 whiskeys and hosts an Irish jam session on Sundays. 4530 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-271-9000, thegrafton.com

[14] Last summer, the French Pastry School grad Amy Hansen realized her dream of opening her own confectionary. Look for her caramels alongside sublime Dutch licorice. 4704 N. Damen Ave.; 773-942-6386, amyscandybar.com

...adults (Feb. 19) . . . Bettye LaVette: torrid vocals ranging from classic rock to soul (Feb. 24). 4544 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-728-6000, oldtownschool.org...

  • John. Ravenswood

    I wonder when Chicago mag. will figure out that the home page of their site calls out the story about Lincoln Square as a "near south side 'hood"

  • Jennifer H. Social Media Manager at Chicago magazine

    Hi John!

    Thanks for pointing this out! Nice catch. The image was updated from our previous Insider's Guide on Bridgeport. I've notified the editor.

    Best,

    Elizabeth

Feb 02 2012

Goosefoot: Occupy Lawrence Avenue

2656 W. Lawrence 773-942-7547 goosefoot.net

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222 E. Ontario St., Chicago Gold Coast/Mag Mile/Streeterville IL 60611-3205

Feb 01 2012

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Flipped Out posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Jan 24 2012

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Jan 18 2012

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Jan 16 2012

Jan 11 2012

DOG FOUND - male, small terrier, white (Lincoln Square)

Dog found on the 2500 W. Eastwood Ave. block, nearest major intersection is Lawrence & Western.

Posted to Craigslist on January 11, 2012

Jan 04 2012

Updated Jan 04 2012

Chris Nugent’s Goosefoot Has Foodies Flocking to Lawrence Avenue

...the intimate 34-seat dining space would be BYOB and…wait for it…located at 2656 W. Lawrence Ave.

  • EveryBlock Becca Director of Community Management

    Looking forward to trying this place. Just booked it for Valentine's Day!

Jan 01 2012

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Museums spice up neighborhoods, share impact of foreign cultures

◆ Cambodian American Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial, 2831 W. Lawrence; cai.maaillinois.org

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◆ Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, 6500 S. Pulaski; balzekasmuseum.org

◆ Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago, 2249 W. Superior; ukrainiannationalmuseum.org

◆ Chinese-American Museum of Chicago — Raymond B. and Jean T. Lee Center, 238 W. 23rd St.; ccamuseum.org

◆ Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark; swedish-americanmuseum.org

◆ Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, 3015 West Division; iprac.org

◆ Indo-American Heritage Museum, 6328 N. California; iahmuseum.org

◆ Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox; irish-american.org

◆ Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee; polishmuseumofamerica.org

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