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Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

A Day In Chicago’s Lincoln Square

Here are a few places to try if you’ve only got one day and want to get a great Lincoln Square experience.

08/30/2014

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Teen Shot In Lincoln Square Now In Custody

A teenage boy shot in a drive-by attack late Tuesday in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side is in custody facing potential charges, police said.

08/06/2014

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A Breakdown Of 5 Of Chicago’s Best Neighborhoods

Despite gentrification and an influx of transplants across the entire city, these communities still have that “je nais se quois” that makes each distinctive in its own right.

07/19/2014

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Woman Claims Man Riding Bicycle Groped Her Near Lincoln Square

A 28-year-old Chicago woman is still processing what happened over the weekend as she was walking in one of the city’s most upscale neighborhoods.

06/17/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Boy Into Van On North Side

The 12-year-old boy was walking to school in the 2100 block of West Farragut Avenue last week when the driver of a white cargo van parked on the street asked the boy to come into his vehicle.

05/19/2014

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Man Shot In Lincoln Square

The man, 22, was in the 5200 block of North Rockwell Street about 6 p.m. when two male suspects approached him on the street.

04/17/2014

Chicago police investigate after a man and a woman robbed Sarpino's Pizzeria in the West Loop. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: ‘Strong Possibility’ Robberies At Pizzeria, 7-Eleven Are Connected

In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.

03/28/2014

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Bronzeville, Ravenswood Neighborhoods, Several Others, Missing From New Chicago Map

More than a dozen distinct residential areas no longer exist and have been absorbed by other neighborhoods, according to a new map posted on the city of Chicago’s website. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asks: What’s going on?

12/20/2013

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Man Charged In Lincoln Square Murder

A Naperville man was charged with murder for allegedly shooting a man to death in a McDonald’s parking lot in the Lincoln Square neighborhood Monday night.

11/22/2013

Police tape is stretched across a McDonald's parking lot in Lincoln Square following a fatal shooting there. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot Outside McDonald’s In Lincoln Square

The 25-year-old was shot in the head about 7:30 p.m. in a dark-color BMW sedan in the McDonald’s parking lot in the 4800 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

11/18/2013

A robber targeted a business along the 2300 block of West Leland Avenue. (CBS)

Employees Injured In 2 Lincoln Square Robberies

The Lincoln Square neighborhood was the scene of two recent retail robberies in which store employees have been attacked.

03/25/2013

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Best Holiday Craft Ideas From Chicago Artists

From beaded photo frames to ornaments featuring inside jokes, the holidays are a perfect time to add a bit of kitsch to your celebrations. Three Chicago art stores give tips on how to add flair to decorations this year.

12/17/2012

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Best Ways To Bring Middle-Earth To Chicago

For those excited about the release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” there is no need to travel to Middle-Earth to celebrate the movie’s premiere in style. While you might not immediately associate Chicago with the Shire, the Windy City still offers plenty of ways to prepare for the movie’s opening on December 14.

12/10/2012

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Date Night Guide To Lincoln Square

The following reasons are why you’re in need of a date night: you snagged a first date, you need a night out to get away from the kids because they’re driving you bonkers, because your “date night” in front of the TV with your latest Netflix movie isn’t cutting it anymore with your significant other…

11/27/2012

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Elderly Man Killed, Woman Injured When Struck By SUV

An 86-year-old man is dead and a woman was critically injured after being struck by a SUV Friday in the North Side Lincoln Square neighborhood.

11/17/2012

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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

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Best Photographers For Kids Near Lincoln Square

There are amazingly talented photographers in the Lincoln Square area just waiting to capture your darling children for everlasting memories.

10/26/2012

Sam Wolfson and his cleaned up window outside his business. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Chicago Store-Owner Labeled ‘Racist’ For Anti-Obama Business Sign

An outspoken and controversial shopkeeper who has been a fixture in Lincoln Square for the past dozen years has been targeted by a vandal.

10/23/2012

The former Ravenswood Hospital is being dismantled and will be replaced by a private school. (CBS)

Ravenswood Hospital Coming Down To Make Way For School

Total cost of the project is $30 million, and construction starts on the new building in about a year and a half, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

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Man Hit, Killed By Car In Lincoln Square

A man is dead after being struck and killed by a vehicle early Saturday, along busy Western Avenue in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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