Southport Avenue

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.


A pickup truck crashed into the glass wall of a TCF Bank in Lincoln Park on Feb. 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Pickup Truck Crashes Into Lincoln Park Bank

One man suffered minor cuts and another refused medical attention after an accident at a Lincoln Park intersection early Friday sent one of the vehicles into a bank building.



Montreal-Based Tea Café Chain Coming To Chicago

A Canada-based tea café is setting up shop on three fashionable strips in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

A garbage truck hit a car that ran a red light in Lincoln Park, then went out of control and hit eight parked cars, and knocked down two trees and a number of sign posts on June 17, 2012. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Nine Cars Damaged In Garbage Truck Crash In Lincoln Park

Nine cars were damaged, and two trees were knocked down, but luckily no one was injured when a garbage truck hit a car that ran a red light, then slammed into several parked cars in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2012

David Sidener

Man Curses At Judge Before Getting 60 Years For Murder

A man swore at a judge just before he was sentenced to 60 years in prison Thursday for the murder of a Lakeview restaurant manager.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Surveillance image of a bank robbery at a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel-Osco store at 3630 N. Southport Ave. on Dec. 11, 2011. (Credit: FBI)

TCF Bank Branch Robbed In Lakeview

A man implying he had a weapon robbed a Lakeview bank branch inside a Jewel-Osco grocery Saturday afternoon on the North Side.


A Chicago parking pay and display box (Credit: CBS)

Parking Spaces To Turn Green On PARK(ing) Day

This is PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide effort to turn some street parking spaces into temporary parks in order to reclaim public space.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

'This Is Lakeview'

Master Plan For Lakeview Set To Be Revealed

The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce is set tonight to reveal a much-anticipated master plan with a host of new development ideas.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Jewel Store

Jewel Opens New ‘Green’ Store In Lakeview

Jewel-Osco is set to open an environmentally-friendly grocery store in the Lakeview neighborhood today.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010


Chicago’s Best Shopping Neighborhoods

I assume you already know about the renowned Magnificent Mile, so our list gives something new. In these neighborhoods, you will find the latest runway fashions, hipster looks and everything in between.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010