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The Lincoln Hub, also called Polka Dot Park by some Lakeview neighbors, was designed to combine public art with traffic calming elements at the six-corner intersection of Lincoln, Southport, and Wellington avenues. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

New “Polka Dot Park” Fails To Hit The Spot With Some Lakeview Residents

Some residents in Lakeview have launched a petition drive to do away with the new Lincoln Hub, a so-called “placemaking” installation at the six-corner intersection of Lincoln, Southport, and Wellington avenues.

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Two Injured When Car Drives Into Pride Parade

About 2:50 p.m. Sunday, a 60-year-old man’s vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted Street, police said.

06/29/2015

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Man Stabbed In Lakeview

About 11 p.m., the 24-year-old was walking in the 1000 block of West Belmont Avenue when someone approached and stabbed him in the torso and shoulder, police said.

06/29/2015

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Lakeview Fire Was Considered Accident — Until Security Video Surfaced

Three days after the fire left the 3046 N. Sheffield Ave. building water-logged and burnt, newly unveiled security video shows three people in the alley just minutes before the early-morning fire erupted. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/25/2015

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No Bond For Man Charged With Killing Man For Cell Phone In Lakeview

Prosecutors revealed how they think the robbery-turned murder happened, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.

05/31/2015

Surveillance images of the "Bandage Bandit," suspected of robbing at least four Chicago banks from March 31 to April 28, 2015. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: ‘Bandage Bandit’ Attempted Sixth Bank Robbery On Friday

A man suspected in five Chicago bank robberies tried to rob a sixth bank in the Lake View neighborhood on Friday, the FBI said.

05/18/2015

This is what the streetscape will look like in Lakeview at Lincoln and Welling and Southport. (Chicago Department of Transportation)

Lakeview Streetscrape Will Put Tables On Streets, Polka Dots On Sidewalks

Some residents worry about how all the vanishing lanes will slow down traffic. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/04/2015

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Pride Parade To Stay In Lakeview; Activist Petitioning For Move Downtown

Despite some opposition from some members of the community, the annual Pride Parade will stay in the Boystown area of Lakeview this year.

04/22/2015

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Best Record Stores In Chicago

It’s time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.

04/13/2015

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Police Warn Of North Side Home Burglaries

Police are warning residents on the North Side after three recent home burglaries in the Lakeview and Uptown neighborhoods. In each incident, burglars entered apartments by force or through unlocked doors, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

03/02/2015

Longtime East Lakeview resident Fred Carmean spotted the chair  outside his home on West Buckingham (Credit Fred Carmean)

Sign On Dibs Chair In Lakeview Warns Parkers Their Car Will Be Keyed For Taking Spot

In Lakeview, claiming dibs on a parking spot has taken a slightly hostile turn.

02/03/2015

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Armed Robberies Reported 20 Minutes Apart In Lakeview

Two armed robberies occurred about a half-mile apart Sunday afternoon in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side. The incidents happened in the 3700 block of North Wayne Avenue at 1:05 p.m., and 20 minutes later in the 3600 block of North Bosworth Avenue.

12/30/2014

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Police: Men Posing As Electrical Workers Robbing Elderly Women In Lakeview

Police are searching for men who have posed as electrical workers and twice robbed elderly women in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.

12/25/2014

A package in a building vestibule. (CBS)

Thieves Grabbing Several Packages From Porches In Lakeview

Police are warning residents of the Lakeview neighborhood to keep a close eye on their front porches, after a series of delivery thefts in the area.

12/12/2014

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lakeview Residents Try To Block Proposed Marijuana Dispensary

Petition-gatherers say they don’t oppose newly legalized medical marijuana, but they don’t think their block is an appropriate place to buy it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/11/2014

Daunta Head (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Seek Owners Of Items Stolen In Lakeview

Daunta Head, 46, allegedly burglarized several homes — mostly garden apartments and multi-unit buildings — throughout Lake View between July and November, according to Chicago Police.

11/17/2014

Edwin Torres and Maria Baez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Officer Hit After Seeing Man Nosing Around Mayor’s Security Vehicle

Edwin Torres and Maria Baez, both 31, face one felony count each of burglary, police said in a statement. Baez is also charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, also a felony.

11/14/2014

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Police Say Lakeview Mattress Fire Non-Criminal

A mattress leaning against a home in the Lakeview neighborhood caught on fire overnight and it’s got residents on edge again.

10/26/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Owner Ricketts Declares Team Is On Road To World Series

Tom Ricketts expressed plenty of optimism in a message to season-ticket holders.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

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Police Warn Of Arson Fires In Lakeview

In an alert issued Monday night, police said vehicles and trash cans had been set on fire between June and September — the latest incident on Sept. 26. Alleyways are an apparent target, the alert said.

09/30/2014

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