35 hours ago

2 days ago

4 days ago

Jul 26

Jul 25

Jul 25

Circus Showcase @ Aloft

For one night only at Aloft, 2041 W. Carroll, a circus showcase fundraiser for the Sol family will help raise money to cover the...

    Gapers Block Slowdown Calendar
    A very loose adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, Stupid Fucking Bird is sure to delight with its comedic twists on a classic tale. Written by Aaron Posner and performed by Sideshow Theatre, the tale centers around two generations of Russians living on a country estate and a whole lot of bird-based metaphors.
    http://gapersblock.com

Jul 23

  • 5 stars out of 5: Ovation on Yelp

Jul 23

Jul 22

Jul 20

Jul 19

Jul 18

Jul 17

Jul 17

Jul 14

Jul 13

Jul 13

Jul 12

Jul 09

Jul 08

Jul 06

What to Eat and Drink in Chicago This Week

Starting today, the tasting room at Rhine Hall (2010 W. Fulton St., West Town, 312-243-4313) will be open for sipping and touring on Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. This first edition may be an especially worthy time to visit—the distillery will be launching its brand-new pear brandy.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

Sprint toward Salero (621 W. Randolph St., West Loop, 312-466-1000) for a tasting menu in honor of Spain’s Running of the Bulls—the dish lineup includes classics such as tortilla Española as well as the grilled sausage chistorra. The multi-course menu costs $65 and will be available through July 14.

Taste four different vintages of Tomatin whiskey at a sampling in the barrel room at Fountainhead (1970 W. Montrose Ave., Ravenswood, 773-697-8204). Your $20 entry gets you plenty of sips, plus guidance from the UK-based distiller’s visitor center manager—buy tickets here.

Jul 06

Jul 05

Jul 05

Jul 04

Jul 04

4 Dead, 8 Wounded in Fourth of July Weekend Violence

A 25-year-old man was shot in the foot at about 12:15 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of West Randolph on the Near West Side.

This article has 7 other Chicago locations (Show)

Among those who died was a 17-year-old boy who was shot near recently named Hadiya Pendleton Park in the 4300 block of South King. The teen, identified as Vonzell Banks, a junior at Dunbar Vocational High School, was likely not the intended target, police said.

The man and a 43-year-old woman were walking in an alley in the 9100 block of South Ashland when someone in a passing car fired shots at them, killing the man and injuring the woman.

A 41-year-old man was shot in the back and arm while sitting in a car at about 3:20 a.m. Saturday. The incident happened in the 4200 block of West Cermak in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

A man was shot in the shoulder and leg at about 11:45 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of East 44th Street in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood.

A 19-year-old man was shot at about 11:40 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of West 104th Street in the Roseland neighborhood.

A 33-year-old man was shot in the chin, arm and stomach at about 7:45 p.m. Friday in the 3500 block of West 24th Street in the Little Village neighborhood.

A 19-year-old man was injured at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday when a gunman on a bicycle approached him and began firing shots. The incident happened in the 11800 block of South State in the West Pullman neighborhood.

Jul 03

Four Killed, Seven Wounded in Shootings Since Thursday Morning

In the most recent non-fatal shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot in his left foot as he walked in the 2100 block of West Randolph Street on the Near West Side around 12:25 a.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition, Estrada said.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

Around 4:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot while standing in the 11800 block of South State Street in West Pullman when a man rode up on a bike and opened fire. The man was struck in his buttocks and taken to Roseland Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, Estrada said.

Around 3:05 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in his right thigh while sitting next to his garage in the 10100 block of South Wentworth Avenue in Roseland when a man approached from the alley and opened fire. He was taken to Christ Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, Estrada said.

Jul 03

3 dead, 5 wounded in Chicago as July 4th weekend begins

• A 25-year-old man walked into Rush University Medical Center about 12:25 a.m. Friday and told police he had been shot in the 2100 block of West Randolph Street in West Town.

This article has 9 other Chicago locations (Show)

On one block in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, a man was killed and another man was wounded about nine hours apart in shootings at the corner of 49th and Justine streets.

...from a gang conflict that has sparked a handful of shootings since a homicide at 44th and Honore streets about three weeks ago. Over the past two weeks, two men have been killed...

...June 14 at 44th and Honore. Joaquin Rocha was killed a week later in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue. The wake for Rocha ended Thursday evening. Rocha and Martinez belonged to the Latin Saint...

In the Brainerd neighborhood on the 9100 block of South Ashland Avenue, a man was killed and a woman wounded about 1:20 a.m. Friday when someone in a white van opened fire, police said.

Grover Tate, 47, of the 1500 block of West 91st Street, died at the scene. The woman, 43, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and buttocks. She was in stable condition, officials said.

In the Little Village neighborhood, Joseph Gutierrez, 20, was fatally shot about 6:25 a.m. while riding a bicycle near 27th Street and Karlov Avenue. Gutierrez, of the 6200 block of South Kenneth Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

In the Little Village neighborhood, Joseph Gutierrez, 20, was fatally shot about 6:25 a.m. while riding a bicycle near 27th Street and Karlov Avenue. Gutierrez, of the 6200 block of South Kenneth Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

...A 19-year-old man was shot in the 11800 block of South State Street at 4:45 p.m. Thursday in the West Pullman neighborhood, according to police. Police...

• A 26-year-old man was wounded at 3:05 p.m. Thursday in the 10100 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The man was shot in the groin and taken to Advocate Christ in good condition, police said.

About

EveryBlock collects 25 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near "W. Lake St.".

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Caitriona Gunning Joe Jun Lin Tessa Clark Alejandra María Tamara Cook Sarah Mims Feinsmith Tony AB Alex88 Andrea Lea jskurs

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

"W. Lake St."