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- In Chicago, Electric Scooters Will Be A Good Option For Short Trips, But CTA Still Beats Them On Price: Study December 18, 2018CHICAGO — A new study by DePaul University says rental e-scooters would be a cost-effective option for short trips around a neighborhood, but if you’re going three miles or more, you’re better off taking the CTA. These “e-scooters” are essentially push scooters with electric motors. They allow a rider to stand upright while using a […]
- Man Hit By CTA Train At Belmont Stop During Morning Commute Dies December 17, 2018DOWNTOWN — A CTA train hit a man at the Belmont stop Monday morning, killing him and forcing the shutdown of the Red, Brown and Purple lines while emergency crews worked on the scene. Service resumed about 8:50 a.m., though the CTA said its trains would bypass the Belmont station and there would still be delays. […]
- PAWS, A No-Kill Animal Shelter, ‘Very Sad’ After Putting Down Dog December 14, 2018CHICAGO — The city’s largest no-kill animal shelter euthanized a dog Friday night. PAWS Chicago, which has an adoption center in Lincoln Park, said in a statement it put down a pit bull who had acted aggressively and bit a temporary owner several years ago. The dog, Karl, was originally transferred from Animal Care and Control […]
- Robbers Snatching Phones From People In Lincoln Park, Police Say December 14, 2018CHICAGO — A group of robbers have been snatching phones from people in Lincoln Park, police said. The robbers have struck four times since mid-November, walking up to victims and grabbing phones out of their hands, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The robberies occurred: • Afternoon of Nov. 17 in the 2200 block of […]
- Grill-Your-Own-Meat Mexican Restaurant Opens In Former Kingsbury Cafe Space December 14, 2018LINCOLN PARK — A busy shopping corridor with few restaurant options is getting another: a grill-your-own-meat Mexican spot opened along the river in near Goose Island this week. At the newly-opened Bistec, 1523 N. Kingsbury St., shiny hood fans hang over tables equipped with a grill. “The concept is kind of like Korean barbecue, but […]
- Chicago Parks Have A Race Problem, New Report Says: Black, Latino Communities Get Less Funding December 13, 2018DOWNTOWN — The Chicago Park District is sending more money to white, North Side and higher income neighborhoods than to parks serving minority and lower income communities, a new report contends. The State of the Parks analysis, which was created by Friends of the Parks and released Wednesday, reports that parks on the North Side tend […]
- Illinois Regulators Are Investigating A Psychiatrist Whose Research With Children Was Marred By Misconduct December 12, 2018This story was co-published with The Chronicle of Higher Education and the Chicago Sun-Times. CHICAGO — Illinois regulators have launched an investigation into a prominent former University of Illinois at Chicago psychiatrist whose research into children with bipolar disorder was shut down because of her misconduct. The state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued […]
- Chicagoans Googled ‘Brewers’ More Than ‘Cubs’ In 2018 (Also ‘Van Dyke Trial’), Data Shows December 12, 2018DOWNTOWN — Chicago loves soccer — or watching the World Cup, anyway. “World Cup” was the single most-searched term on Google by people in Chicago and throughout the United States in 2018, according to the search company. Other standouts: Chicagoans searched for the Brewers enough that the Milwaukee-based team became the seventh-most-Googled term in the city. That’s […]
- Rahm Allies Block TIF Reform Vote That Could Stall Lincoln Yards Development December 10, 2018Get more in-depth, daily coverage of Chicago politics at The Daily Line. CITY HALL — Aldermen allied with Mayor Rahm Emanuel turned back an effort by members of the Progressive Caucus to reform the city’s use of tax increment financing on Monday that appeared to be on the brink of advancing after two years in limbo. Attendance: Chairman […]
- ‘Pop-Up Squad’ Of Artists Take On Harry Potter With Holiday Art Show December 10, 2018WEST TOWN — Adam Michaels, 34, is relatively new to the Harry Potter craze that first gripped the millennial generation. But that hasn’t stopped him from creating a pop-up art show centered around the boy wizard. The art show, called “A Very Harry Christmas,” will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m Monday and Tuesday […]
Fire Station Park Wins 2nd Excellence in Gardening
The Fire Station Park, a project of the Lincoln Central Association, has won a 2018 Chicago Excellence in Gardening Award, a city-wide gardening competition created to acknowledge the many gardeners who help to make Chicago a beautiful, sustainable and welcoming place to live and work. Fire Station Park Also won in 2017
Sally Drucker, LCA Parks Chair and Board Member, and LCA Vice President Kathy Jordan received the award on behalf of Lincoln Central at the awards ceremony in the Chicago Cultural Center.
LCA President Kenneth Dotson said, "Congratulations to Sally, in particular, whose vision and leadership of the park has brought this wonderful achievement to LCA."
LCA Receives Grand Award in 29th Annual APEX Awards
Newsletter & Website Each Receive Awards for Publication Excellence
LCA was honored earlier this month with a Grand Award and two Excellence Awards in the 2017 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. LCA was the only volunteer non-profit to be honored in the international communications competition, now in its 29th year.
Other organizations whose creative was honored include Ford Motor Company, American Cancer Society, Bank of America, GEICO, International Monetary Fund, Merrill Lynch, American Bar Association, Lockheed Martin, Augusta National Golf Club, Pacific Life, Disney, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Prudential Insurance, NASA, the National Football League, among others.
APEX Awards, cont’d
.......the "superb visuals" of the logos and their "clever headlines and slogans." APEX Grand Awards, the highest given in this competition, honor the most outstanding work in eleven main categories.
For the second consecutive year, LCA's newsletter, From the Heart, received an APEX Award for Publication Excellence. Judges cited a September 2016 sidebar article authored by Kathy Jordan on the late Conrad Moulton, father of local artist Josh Moulton, as an example of the newsletter's quality content. The senior Moulton was a famed, New York-based illustrator of print advertising, text books, and encyclopedias for four decades. APEX Excellence Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications effectiveness.
LCA's website also received an APEX Award for Publication Excellence, in the 1 to 2 Person Published Website category.
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Dec 27, 2018 – LCA Monthly Board Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Jan 8, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Jan 24, 2019 – LCA Monthly Board Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Feb 12, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Feb 28, 2019 – LCA Monthly Board Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Mar 12, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Apr 9, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, May 14, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Jun 11, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Jul 9, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Aug 13, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Sep 10, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Oct 8, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Nov 12, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Dec 10, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
LCA NEWSLETTER WINS ANOTHER AWARD
A CELEBRATING HEART
LCA has served as the fiscal agent for Bauler Park for many years, but President Kenneth Dotson credited 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith, the Bauler Park Advisory Council, headed by Leslie Miller, and the Chicago Park District for the successful outcome. "LCA has long assisted Bauler Park," said Dotson, "but projects like this don't get done, especially not ahead of schedule, without a group of dedicated parents and neighbors, the full support of the Alderman and resources and execution from the Chicago Park District. The Bauler playlot renovation was no exception." The renovation was part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's "Chicago Plays" initiative, which is providing updated equipment for playgrounds in the city.
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LCA & OZ PARK ADVISORY TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY IN OZ PARK
SUINDAY, DECEMBER 2nd | 5:00 PM
LCA & BAULER PARK ADVISORY COUNCIL TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL CAROLING FROM THE HEART
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH | 4:00 PM
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Oz Park Tree Lighting Ceremony. Even in cold weather, neighbors came to see the lighting! A big thank you to the Oz Park Advisory Board and the Lincoln Central Association for this fabulous event! #HappyHolidays ... See MoreSee Less
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All are invited to join us this coming Saturday, December 8, for "Caroling from the Heart," the beginning of a new neighborhood tradition brought to you by Lincoln Central Association and the Bauler Park Advisory Council. See details below. ... See MoreSee Less