Café Selmarie Reaches Its 35th Anniversary by Staying in touch With Neighborhood Tastes

By Patrick Butler

Café Selmarie, 4729 N. Lincoln Ave., recently finished celebrating its 35th anniversary. The popular eatery has seen the Lincoln Square neighborhood transform itself several times over– from older residents to families to mostly younger people moving into the neighborhood with what ConnieRead more

 

Why Customers Keep Coming Back to Nuri’s Custom Tailor and Cleaners, Even When It’s Not Halloween

By Patrick Butler

It’s the little niceties that keep customers coming back to Nuri's Cleaners even after nearly 50 years, says owner Sengel Senger, noting her shop has even made Halloween costumes on occasion.

Sengul Senger doesn’t advertise her tailor shop atRead more

 

From The Chopping Block: Get Ready for the Biggest Apple Fest Yet!

Nothing will get you more in the fall spirit than Apple Fest. The upcoming festival that celebrates all things apple in Lincoln Square has continued to grow over the years.

The 31st edition is now two days (Saturday, October 6 & Sunday, October 7) with specialRead more

 

7 Hacks to Getting The Most Out of Oktoberfest Munich

01 | Go on a weekday.

Oktoberfest Munich sees about 7 million visitors each year... over just 16 days. Holy Schnitzel, that’s a lot of people. A lot of people who need their butts on seats in order to get beers. As you can imagine, weekendsRead more

 

Free Workshops at City Hall for September 2018

The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business education workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall.

To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086 or e-mail BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org

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Legacy of Ravenswood Hospital Celebrated

by Peter von Buol

The unique legacy of the now-closed Ravenswood Medical Center, which for 95 years was an anchor of the 47th Ward, was celebrated August 21 at a special luncheon held at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, 836 W. Wellington Ave.
Attendees to theRead more

 

Cancer Survivor Donates Scarves to SCH Breast Cancer Patients

A local breast cancer survivor is sharing a message of hope by donating scarves to support SCH patients as they go through chemo treatments. Chicago teacher Mary Luisa recently visited SCH’s Integrated Cancer Center to deliver the colorful scarves and share her story of encouragementRead more

 

Legendary NBA player agent and daughter of Harlem Globetrotters’ founder Abe Saperstein dead at 81

by Peter von Buol

Eloise Saperstein Berkley, who was one of the first women to pursue a career in the front office of a professional sports team, died July 15 in Chicago at age 81.

Saperstein Berkley, daughter of Abe Saperstein, who had founded the HarlemRead more

 

City Transportation Department Implements Traffic Safety Improvements on Irving Park Road at North Center Senior Campus

by Peter von Buol

The city of Chicago’s Department of Transportation (CDOT) has recently completed a traffic safety project in which lines were painted along the sides of the 2300 block of Irving Park Road to clearly differentiate the street’s parking lanes from its traffic lanes.Read more

 

DANK Haus Opens Exhibit on “Nord Seite”

Eateries: Seeks Historic World’s Fair Mural
By Patrick Butler

If you remember when this photo of Ronald Regan was taken outside Meyer’s Deli on the 4700 block of North Lincoln, please contact Monica Jirak or Monica Felix at the DANK Haus, (773) 561-9181.

PresidentRead more