City Council Designates Boystown Pylons, Legacy Walk As LandmarkThe Chicago City Council on Wednesday officially designated the rainbow pylons and Legacy Walk on the Boystown strip of North Halsted Street as a landmark.
Chicago Pride Parade Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Stonewall RiotsThis year's Pride Parade is tinged with reflection of the 1969 police raids at New York's Stonewall Inn and how many believe it sparked the nationwide fight for gay rights.
Pride Parade Preparations Continue Through Sunday"You sit back and say 'oh my gosh it’s grown and it’s helped to save lives.' The legacy is that it reaches everybody to live full lives, to save lives, to live full lives as human beings."
19th Annual Pride Fest Kicks Off In BoystownThe 19th annual Chicago Pride Fest lit up Halsted Street in Boystown.
Suspect Charged After Attacking Man He Met On Dating App With A Hammer, Pepper Spraying PoliceA 29-year-old man has been charged with 12 felony counts for attacking a man he met on a dating app with a hammer and pepper spraying Chicago police who were trying to arrest him.
In Time For Pride, Rainbow Colored Crosswalks"Thirteen of the crosswalks feature the rainbow design that's been a symbol of the worldwide LGBTQ+ pride movement since the 1970s, and the 14th crosswalk at Melrose is dedicated to the transgender community with blue, pink and white stripes found on the transgender flag."
15-Year-Old Cold Case Murder In Lakeview Gets Renewed AttentionKevin Clewer's family handed out flyers Saturday and encouraged anyone with information to come forward and help solve the crime.
Woman Beaten With Wine Bottle, Porcelain Dish In Boystown Home InvasionA woman was beaten and robbed inside her bedroom Sunday morning in the Boystown neighborhood.
2 Men Suing Lyft After Driver Allegedly Pulled Gun On ThemBoth men are now suing the rideshare company as well as the driver who picked them up.
Chicago Police, Boystown Businesses To Ramp Up Security For Pride ParadeSecurity at the Pride Parade on Sunday remains top of mind for police and North Side businesses alike, two weeks after the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
Chicago's LGBT Community Stands With Orlando After MassacreChicago’s LGBT community held a pair of vigils Sunday night in a show of solidarity with the victims of the shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, and another vigil was planned for Monday night.
Chicago Police Increase Patrols In Boystown After Orlando Mass ShootingChicago police have stepped up patrols in the Boystown, Lakeview, and Lincoln Park neighborhoods in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
2016 Pride Parade Plans Fewer Floats, More SecurityIn the parade’s annual application to the city, organizers reduced the number of entries — which includes marching groups and vehicles, as well as floats — from 200 to 150, according to Richard Pfeiffer, the parade’s coordinator.
Pride Parade To Stay In Lakeview; Activist Petitioning For Move DowntownDespite some opposition from some members of the community, the annual Pride Parade will stay in the Boystown area of Lakeview this year.
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