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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.



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.


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.


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.

CBS 2–10/01/2012

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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


Date Guide To Lincoln Square

The cute little crannie of the Northside is mostly known for its yearly descent into Oktoberfest madness, but break free from those beer tent walls! (Metaphorically. The last guy who really did that got the tent rental company really mad.) Here’s our little journey down the lovely strip of Lincoln that neither hipster scum nor worthless yuppies have been able to sink their claws into. Hurry before they find it!


Chicago Brauhaus, a German-American restaurant in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, which is considered the heart of Chicago's German community. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago To Show Off German Roots During NATO Summit

German delegates who visit Chicago for the NATO summit this weekend will feel very much at home in the city.

CBS 2–05/14/2012

A woman tried to rob this Community Bank in Lincoln Square. (CBS)

Woman Says Desperation Led Her To Bank Robbery Attempt

A woman who told investigators she was desperate because her unemployment benefits had run out has been charged with the attempted robbery of a bank in the North Side Lincoln Square neighborhood.


Admon Shasho (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman In Lincoln Square

A 27-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, after sexually assaulting a woman in an alley in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2012

Old Town School Of Folk Music

Old Town School Of Folk Music Unveils State-Of-The-Art Addition

The Old Town School of Folk Music has unveiled its new, state-of-the-art addition.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

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Daily Deal Sites Blamed For Driving Restaurant Out Of Business

Popular daily deal sites are blamed for driving a hot dog diner into debt.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011


Man Charged In 2009 Murder Of Lincoln Square Bar Owner

A man has been charged with the murder of a Lincoln Square bar owner who was brutally beaten in an attack outside the bar two years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

A warning sign was placed in a Lincoln Square alley after the city baited for rats, based on numerous complaints from local residents. (Credit: CBS)

Lincoln Square Block Being Overrun By Rats

An invasion in Lincoln Square is making local residents’ skin crawl. Rats – some say up to 20 at a time – have been scampering through people’s yards.

CBS 2–09/14/2011

Jorge Hernandez (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Fight Over Woman In Lincoln Square Lands Texas Man In Jail

A man is behind bars Wednesday, after a weekend brawl in the Lincoln Square neighborhood left a woman and her boyfriend hospitalized.


Virginia Avenue Fire

Man Severely Burned In Lincoln Square Fire

A man was hospitalized early Monday after being severely burned in a fire in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, just steps from the North Branch of the Chicago River.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Rich Chocolates & Candies. (Credit:

Made In Chicago: Rich Chocolates & Candies

In a kitchen just north of Lincoln Square, Lauren Pett whips up sweets for Rich Chocolates and Candies.