Lakeview

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Condo Owners Sue City Over Proximity Of Divvy Bike Station

A husband and wife are suing the city of Chicago as well as their alderman, requesting the removal of a Divvy bike station that they say will bring an “invasion” of people, trash and noise to the doorstep of their Lakeview condominium.

08/22/2013

(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Lakeview Residents Stage Midnight March To Fight Crime

Growing concern over a recent late night crime spree on the streets of Lakeview helped spur an effort to get local residents to walk the streets overnight to bring attention to crime hot spots.

08/10/2013

The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Building Owners Hire Engineers To Investigate Water Tank Collapse

One of the three people injured when a wooden water tank fell nine stories on Wednesday has been released from the hospital.

08/01/2013

The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

3 Hurt When Water Tank Falls In Lakeview

Three people were hurt — one critically — when a water tank fell into an alley in the Lakeview neighborhood, sending water and debris flying.

07/31/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Fleeing From Cops Threatened To Jump From Roof

A man who shoved police and ran from officers questioning him about a stolen vehicle fled onto a Lakeview neighborhood roof, and threatened to jump before authorities convinced him to come down.

07/23/2013

Cleanup at the Hair Cuttery on Clark Street (Credit: Steve Miller)

After Hawks Win, Vandals Go On Rampage In Lincoln Park

Several businesses along Clark Street were vandalized by rampaging Blackhawks fans following the team’s stunning Stanley Cup victory on Monday night.

06/25/2013

Barbara Zeman, ordained in 2008, is one of a growing number of women priests, although they are not recognized by the Roman Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS)

Church Approval Or Not, More Women Seeking Priesthood

Since 2002, 122 women worldwide have been ordained bishops, priests or deacons; 92 of them in the United States, including two who are active in the Chicago area

CBS 2–05/06/2013

One of the giraffe statues at Elaine Place and Roscoe Street in the Lakeview neighborhood, from April 2010. (Credit: Megan Czosek/Capture My Chicago)

Giraffe Sculptures Up For Sale, If They’re Returned To Lakeview

The metal giraffes that graced a Lakeview street for almost 35 years have been put up for sale, if the new owner puts them back where they used to be.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2013

Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emanuel Wants Comprehensive Wrigley Deal

The Chicago Cubs bid for more night games at Wrigley Field is apparently on hold while talks about the renovation of the Friendly Confines go on, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore from City Hall.

02/13/2013

Housing (File photo)

Activists Rally For Affordable Housing In Lakeview

They say they won’t go without a fight, not even on a rainy day, chanting and marching outside buildings that for quite some time, offered SRO’s, or single room occupancy units to those who had no other options.

02/10/2013

(Credit: vertigoskylounge.com)

Best Bars To Celebrate Mardi Gras In Chicago

From live bands to New Orleans cuisine, the Chicagoland area offers plenty of ways for you and your friends to have one last hurrah for Mardi Gras. Whether you want to dress up in costume or come as you are, there’s a party for just about everyone.

02/07/2013

William Castle (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Nab Robbery Suspect Caught In Act

Police arrived just in time to stop a robber in Lakeview — and caught him in the act.

01/22/2013

(Credit: erehwon.com)

Winter Camping Guide For Chicago

Ready to brave the great outdoors this winter? This list will get you prepared for some serious camping.

12/22/2012

(Credit: nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org)

Best Free Art Activities In Chicago

From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.

11/26/2012

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

‘Intoxicated’ Woman Critically Injured When Struck By Cab In Lakeview

CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman who drunkenly walked into a roadway and was struck by a taxi cab on the North Side remains remains in critical condition. Police say the woman, 26, was “intoxicated” when […]

11/24/2012

Headquarters Beercade (Credit: Sam Zuba)

Headquarters Beercade: A Tasteful Blast From The Past

I had been inside Headquarters Beercade for less than five minutes when it hit me: This place was unlike any other bar–or arcade–I had ever been to. Located in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, Headquarters Beercade seamlessly fuses together spectacular craft beer and cocktails with classic arcade games…

11/15/2012

One of the giraffe statues at Elaine Place and Roscoe Street in the Lakeview neighborhood, from April 2010. (Credit: Megan Czosek/Capture My Chicago)

Lakeview’s Popular Giraffe Sculptures Removed By Owner

Metallic sculptures of two giraffes and a goat have been removed from a street in Lakeview after more than three decades.

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2012

Photo Credit: buildingblockstoys.com

Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.

11/06/2012

One of 17 plaques on Halsted Street honoring contributions of the LGBT community, as part of the new Legacy Walk project in Lakeview. (Credit: CBS)

‘Legacy Walk’ In Lakeview Honors LGBT Community

You can get an education simply by walking up Halsted Street in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side, thanks to the newly-dedicated “Legacy Walk.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2012

Panera Cares in Lakeview. (CBS)

Safety Concerns Growing After Opening Of Panera Cares In Lakeview

Concern about safety is growing in one Chicago neighborhood and some of the people who live there say a unique restaurant may be to blame.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

more

previous