Lincoln Park

Finchs Beer Plan

Finch’s Beer Company Plans New Lincoln Park Brewery Along River

With the craft beer business showing no signs of a slowdown, Finch’s Beer Company is planning to build a new brewery along the Chicago River in Lincoln Park.

12/11/2014

In this surveillance image, a hooded man steals packages from a building foyer. (Daphe Ortiz)

WATCH: Thief Snatches Gift Packages From Lincoln Park Condo

Video shows a real-life Grinch taking packages from some Lincoln Park homes. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/08/2014

CTA crews had to clear thick ice from the elevated tracks for the Brown Line and Purple Line near Armitage. The tracks were coated with ice from water used to douse an extra-alarm blaze at a vacant old school building next to the tracks. (Credit: CTA)

Brown, Purple Line Service Back To Normal After Disruption From Lincoln Park Fire

Elevated train service on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines was suspended for nearly six hours Tuesday morning between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters put out an extra-alarm fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.

11/18/2014

An extra-alarm fire in Lincoln Park (left) and a CTA bus fire on Lake Shore Drive (right) caused major delays for commuters Tuesday morning on the North Side, with service suspended on two CTA rail lines, and traffic at a standstill on southbound Lake Shore Drive for more than three hours. (Credit: Network Video Productions/CBS)

Lake Shore Drive Bus Fire, Lincoln Park Blaze Create Double Whammy For North Side Commuters

A bus fire on Lake Shore Drive and an extra-alarm fire in a vacant school building in Lincoln Park combined to create a nightmarish morning commute for many North Siders on Tuesday.

11/18/2014

Firefighters battle a fire at a building in Lincoln Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze At Former School Building

CTA train service has been suspended between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters continue working to extinguish an extra-alarm fire Monday morning at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.

11/18/2014

Portrait of Jane Byrne. (Credit: Chicago History Museum)

Funeral Set For Late Mayor Jane Byrne

Jane Byrne died Friday at the age of 81. She was the city’s first and only female mayor, but her funeral won’t only be about her political achievements. It’s also about her life as a mother, grandmother, and aunt.

11/17/2014

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Police: Man Exposes Himself To Girls In Lincoln Park

The incidents happened twice in the 1900 block of North Orchard Street — about 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 10 and 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 21 — and once in the 1800 block of North Howe Street on Oct. 25.

10/28/2014

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‘Nuns On The Bus’ To Urge Chicagoans To Vote

A national bus tour of nuns was set to make an appearance at the Lincoln Park branch of the Chicago Public Library on Tuesday, to encourage Chicagoans to vote in the midterm elections next week.

10/27/2014

Man Flashes Teen Girl In Lincoln Park

In a note e-mailed to parents, Lincoln Park High School Principal Michael Boraz wrote that the man exposed himself near the corner of Orchard and Willow Streets, while the girl walked to school Monday morning.

10/23/2014

Peggy Notebaert

Nature Museum Offering Free Sunday Admission In October

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has a butterfly haven that’s home to more than 1,000 butterflies of 75 different species. Specimens in the museum’s collection include nearly 14,000 birds and 15,500 plants.

10/04/2014

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Police Warn Of Sexual Assault In Lincoln Park

Police said, sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, a 24-year-old woman was attacked while she was walking in the 2500 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

10/01/2014

DePaul University

DePaul Warns Female Students After Phone Numbers Posted Online

DePaul University has issued a public safety alert on its Lincoln Park campus, after someone posted several female students’ phone numbers online without their permission.

09/23/2014

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WATCH: Truck Leaves Wake Of Destruction Leaving Parking Lot

One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/18/2014

Jicheng Liu, 32, is charged with cyber-stalking and suspected of running a high-end fencing operation, after police recovered hundreds of stolen items from his home. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Sentenced To Eight Years For Stealing From Lincoln Park Garages

A Chicago man accused of stealing more than a million dollars’ worth of other people’s possessions was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday.

09/16/2014

Fire Department crews investigate a natural gas odor in Lincoln Park. (Credit: Christopher Mulka)

Crews Investigate Natural Gas Odor In Lincoln Park, But Find No Leak

Fire Department crews blanketed the Lincoln Park area on Thursday afternoon, after several residents and businesses reported smelling natural gas around Willow and Sheffield.

09/05/2014

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Fight Over Proposed Annex At Lincoln Park School To Go To Court

The battle over a proposed annex for a Lincoln Park elementary school goes back to court Tuesday after opponents lost a battle at City Hall last week.

08/18/2014

Rendering of a new annex for Abraham Lincoln Elementary School (Credit: Public Building Commission)

Construction Of School Annex To Turn Lincoln Park Street Into Playground

Residents of a block in Lincoln Park have threatened to file a lawsuit, after learning their street will be closed during the day for about a year, to help make way for construction of an addition to the local elementary school. During construction, the street will be used as a playground for Lincoln Elementary.

07/25/2014

Marco Alvarado (Chicago Police)

Suspect Charged In Lincoln Park Beating Death From April

Marco Alvarado, 21, is charged two counts of murder and one count of robbery in connection with the April 28, 2014 beating death of Jacob Klepacz, authorities said.

07/18/2014

A screen grab of a YouTube video showing a man shouting nice things to people. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Man With Bullhorn Drives Around, Says Kind Things To People

If you were walking around Lincoln Park earlier this month and thought you heard someone shout something nice, you weren’t imagining things.

07/11/2014

Taste Of Lincoln

Heavy Traffic Expected During Busy Summer Weekend in Chicago

The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.

06/27/2014

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