NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Celebrate the Lincoln Park business community and nominate your favorite neighborhood spots for the 2019 Best of Lincoln Park Awards. Nominations are now open through Friday, May 31.


Finalist voting will begin on Wednesday, June 5. Winners will be announced on Facebook on Thursday, June 20. 

On June 1, Josh Moulton will celebrate the 8th anniversary of his gorgeous storefront gallery on Clark Street and we're thrilled to learn that he has extended his lease. As an artist, Josh captures people, architecture, and landscapes in a way that is original yet identifiable.


After announcing it would renovate and lease Lurie Children's Hospital's medical research facility at 2430 N. Halsted, Sterling Bay announced the creation of Prysm Life Sciences.


Lincoln Common announced that Play2Day, a boutique, hourly childcare service for children two months to five years of age will serve as a convenient drop-off location for parents and caregivers as they work out, shop or dine.


Spring has spring at Lincoln Park Zoo with the arrival of new baby animals including red wolf pups, western lowland gorilla and one eastern black rhinoceros. In addition to being adorable new residents, they are also all endangered species which makes these births an extra special occasion.

New Neighborhood Businesses
565 W. Diversey

Turkitch: Turkish Kitchen celebrated the Grand Opening of their new storefront on Diversey. Turkitch is the first 100% Turkish food brand in the United States. They offer authentic ingredients like Antep pistachios, which are only produced in a certain region in Turkey.
1445 W. Webster

A sophisticated shopping collective for the conscious consumer debuts in Lincoln Park! The Guild brings high style fashion, art, wellness, home and body products, made with sustainable and Fair Trade Practices. 
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HOT DEALS

Journeys4Life invites you to immerse in the scents, sights, and sounds of iconic Asia as you peruse Cambodia’s stunning beaches, cosmopolitan Hong Kong, and the magnificent, ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat on an all-inclusive 2020 voyage.
SHOPPING

During the week of May 18 - 25, Lori's Shoes and over 65 businesses in the Chicagoland area will donate 1% of their sales to ALS research and care.

GCE Lab School invites you to shop all day for a great cause! Enjoy wine tasting, fondue by Geja's Café, and complimentary CryoFacial from CryoEffect while checking out the new summer collection at Via Strozzi's Lincoln Park boutique.
NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Thursday, May 30
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Wintrust Bank Old Town
100 W. North

Saturday, June 1
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Lincoln Central Park
Corner of Lincoln and Dickens

Thursday, June 6 - Sunday, June 9
UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Wednesday, June 12
Reception at 6:30 p.m.
Program at 7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center
2250 N. Sheffield

Thursday, June 13
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
NEWCITY
1457 N. Halsted

Check out our guide to find the best Lincoln Park fests this summer.
Strap on your fanny pack and get ready for blasts from the past because our 90’s Beach Party is back. We’ll be throwing it down at Chicago’s most famous beach [North Avenue] doing Chicago’s most favorite thing – day drinking! Take a trip back to the good ole days with our special 90’s guest DJ, classic party games and the ultimate 90’s photo ops. #90sBeachParty

Saturday, June 29
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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PET LOVERS

Thursday, May 30
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Side by Side Pet
2444 N. Clark

Sunday, May 26
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
OGs - Old Grounds Social
950 W. Wrightwood
FITNESS & HEALTH

Friday, May 31
7:00 p.m.
Webster Place Athletic Club
1455 W. Webster

In honor of National Learn to Row Day, LPBC will be offering free rowing lessons to the Chicago community on Saturday, June 1.

Free Spinal Screenings & Health Info from Boyce Chiropractic

Saturday, June 1
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Urbanity Dance Chicago
1611 N. Sheffield

Wednesday, June 5
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Stratford on the Park
2300 W. Lincoln Park W.

Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
StretchLab (Old Town)
1714 N. Wells

Every Monday and Wednesday
Begins Wednesday, June 5
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Common
2345 N. Lincoln
FATHER'S DAY

Treat Dad to free mini golf, corn hole, Jenga and other games as well as treats from Mon Ami Gabi and Summer House Santa Monica.

Sunday, June 16
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lincoln Common
2345 N. Lincoln

Treat day to a special Recovery Package from The CryoBar! Options include:

  • Father's Day Recovery Pack
  • Ultimate Recovery Package
  • Cryoskin Deluxe Package

From June 3 - 13, all dads interested in starting treatment receive $500 off Invisalign or Braces.

Call (773) 327-2600 to schedule your appointment.
EDUCATION

Wednesday, May 29
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Blue Lacuna
2150 S. Canalport

Bring your newly earned diploma or graduation certificate for framing for only $69.99 through May 31.

Treat the graduates with customized Graduation Party Trays. Place your pre-order by emailing events@firecakesdonut.com.
ARTS & CULTURE

Join Lincoln Park in celebrating Memorial Day this weekend with drink specials, day parties, and more - don’t forget to stop by the farmers market or register for a yoga class as well!

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An exhibition of work from the last fifteen years by contemporary artists who appropriate, critique, or embrace “New Age” aesthetics and concerns from a 21st century perspective. 

DePaul Art Museum
935 W. Fullerton
Free Admission

Meet America’s first drag queen presidential candidate—Ms. Joan Jett Blakk—as she announces her bid to run for President of the United States. 

Performances through
July 14
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Check out some of the hottest, emerging and seasoned comedic acts in stand-up, sketch and improv.

June 6 - 9
UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Sick of the same old after-work grind? Grab your friends and head on over for History Happy Hour!

Tuesday, June 11
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

See and be a part of this Netflix taping featuring Jeff Garlin!

Tuesday, June 11
Wednesday, June 12
7:00 p.m.
Park West
322 W. Armitage
FOOD & DRINK

Every Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Drawl Chicago
2423 N. Clark

Saturday, May 25
All Day
Ranalli's
1925 N. Lincoln

Thursday, May 30
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Chez Moi
2100 N. Halsted

Monday, May 27
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
King Crab House
1816 N. Halsted

Thursday, June 6
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
WhirlyBall Chicago
1825 W. Webster

Tuesday, June 11
6:30 p.m. - Reception
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
Geja's Cafe
340 W. Armitage

Friday, June 14
Saturday, June 15
6:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Friday, June 21
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Benchmark
1510 N. Wells

Every Monday
Starting at 8:00 p.m.
Kirkwood
2934 N. Sheffield

Every Thursday
Begins at 5:00 p.m.
80 Proof
1500 N. Wells

Every Wednesday
Begins at 9:00 p.m.
Kincade's
950 W. Armitage

Every Thursday starting June 6
3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Low-Line Farmers Market
3410 N. Southport
Brunch Spotlight

Every Sunday
Doors open at 12:00 p.m.
UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Every Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Gaslight Bar
2450 N. Clark

Saturday and Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7 Plates Cafe
2221 N. Lincoln
FAMILY

Lumiere Children's Therapy is celebrating its new move! We are so excited to share this new space with you and are gifting our community a free class! 

Independent toy store owner Ann Kienzle has launched *play every day, a charitable arm of her stores to provide local kids in need with 365 toys a year. 
Events at Lincoln Common Plaza

Enjoy a concert and outdoor screening of Frozen at the Lincoln Common Plaza.

Thursday, June 20
6:00 p.m. - Bubbles Academy
6:45 p.m. - Frozen
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - The first 25 movie goers receive complimentary gelato from Black Dog Gelato.


Lincoln Common Plaza
2345 N. Lincoln

Join Lincoln Common for a free, family-friendly Open House to kick off a summer full of children's programming on the plaza. The open house will feature previews of ongoing events that will be available all summer long, including a concert with Bubbles Academy, a performance from Mr. Dave’s Music, a yoga activity with Buddha Belly Kids Yoga and more.

Saturday, June 29
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Lincoln Common Plaza
2345 N. Lincoln

The Paintbrush and Knuckleball Comedy Present INTRO TO IMPROV for Teens (age 15+), Improv is the key to success in theatre, film, life! Learn basics of improvisation, performance and creative thinking through interactive games taught by a working comedian. No experience necessary. $105 for a 4-week session.

Jump into summer with DIBS Summer Challenge! DePaul Athletics invites students entering 6th grade and under to participate in our 2019 DIBS Summer Challenge, a free program that rewards you for staying healthy and having fun. For more information, please contact Roger Uy at  ruy2@depaul.edu.