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March Madness Is Coming to DePaul
March Madness is coming to Chicago! DePaul University and Wintrust Arena and are proud to host the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Regional tournament on Saturday, March 30th and Monday April 1st.
Be a part of the action as four of the best ladies teams in the country battle for a Final Four berth and a chance to win the 2019 National Championship.
- Is Your Street Going To Get Repaved? New City Map Shows Current And Future Projects (With Permit PDFs Attached, Too) April 23, 2019DOWNTOWN — A new online map made by the City of Chicago can show you what roads to avoid as construction season gets underway. The ChiStreetwork map was unveiled on Tuesday and can be viewed online. Anyone can enter a ward, neighborhood, intersection or address to see nearby road closures, events and construction work. The […]
- 100 Puppies, Kittens, Dogs And Cats Looking For Homes This Weekend At PAWS’ Spring Adopt-A-Thon April 23, 2019CHICAGO — Dozens of puppies, kittens, cats and dogs will be up for adoption at PAWS Chicago this weekend. PAWS, the city’s largest no-kill animal shelter, is hosting its Spring Adopt-a-Thon on Saturday and Sunday. That means the shelter’s Lincoln Park Adoption Center will have extended hours and would-be owners can come in to meet […]
- DePaul Students Want Professor To Apologize For ‘Racist, Anti-Palestinian’ Comments — But He Says He Stands By Them April 22, 2019CHICAGO — A group of DePaul University students are calling in a professor who used the words “barbaric” and “primitive” to describe Middle Eastern and Muslim people to apologize, but the tenured philosophy instructor said he has no plans to do so. The group, DePaul Students for Justice in Palestine, said in a Monday morning […]
- Stanley’s Abruptly Closes After 52 Years Of Selling Affordable Produce, Longtime Workers Caught Off Guard April 22, 2019BUCKTOWN — Stanley’s Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Market employees showed up to work Monday morning to find themselves out of a job. Last summer, the family-owned business founded in 1967 went up for sale, as the family sought to find how much they could get for their land near the fast-changing North Branch of the […]
- Dedicated Teachers, Overflowing Bathrooms: What Chicagoans Want Lori Lightfoot To Know About Their Schools April 22, 2019CHICAGO — If you could tell Chicago mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot something about your school, what would it be? When we asked, more than 330 educators, parents, and students weighed in. Many parents praised their teachers, but said they are dissatisfied with special-education services, untended facilities, and unheeded complaints. They also didn’t understand why some schools […]
- Pregnant Women Can Now Text Reporters For Free To Get Tips, Ask Questions And Share Stories April 16, 2019DOWNTOWN — Pregnant women in Chicago can now get tips and ask questions by texting journalists under a new initiative. Reporters at City Bureau, a nonprofit that trains journalists, created the free texting service, called The Cord. The Cord will allow anyone to contact reporters with questions, story tips and more. The reporters will send […]
- Carjackers Surround Man, Demand His Car At Gunpoint In Lincoln Park, Police Say April 16, 2019CHICAGO — A 26-year-old man was carjacked at gunpoint Monday night in Lincoln Park, police said. At 9:25 p.m., the man was sitting in his car in the 2100 block of North Freemont Street when two men walked up to him on each side of his car, police said. The man standing closer to the […]
- After Accidentally Graffiti-Blasting Massive Murals, City Rolls Out Database To Protect Public Art April 15, 2019DOWNTOWN — A new online registry will help Chicago preserve murals, street art and graffiti throughout the city — and try to prevent city crews from accidentally destroying them. The Mural Registry was proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) after a series of high-profile incidents where murals were accidentally removed or […]
- ‘Buckle Your Seatbelts’: Future Aldermen Head To Boot Camp And Get Real Talk, Advice From Progressive Council Members April 15, 2019Get more in-depth, daily coverage of Chicago politics at The Daily Line. PILSEN — Aldermen brimming with fresh ideas set to take office May 20 with Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot filled conference tables at SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana Friday morning for an early lesson in governing. “There’s not a handbook — which is shocking to me — on […]
- Turn Off Your Lights For An Hour On Earth Day And You Could Win $100 During ‘Bungalow Blackout’ April 15, 2019CHICAGO — The Chicago Bungalow Association is offering residents a chance to win $100 for helping the environment on Earth Day. The group is asking people to turn off non-essential lights from 8-9 p.m. on April 22, otherwise known as Earth Day. Those who participate and post a photo of their “candlelit evening or your […]
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, 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
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Jan 14, 2020 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Feb 11, 2020 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Mar 10, 2020 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
LCA NEWSLETTER WINS ANOTHER AWARD
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Watch the March 25th Runoff Debate
Watch the above CAN TV rebroadcast of the debate to learn where the candidates stand on the issues and what they admire about each other.
As a public service to residents of the 43rd Ward more generally, Lincoln Central Association, Wrightwood Neighbors Association, Park West Community Association, and the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce hosted a 43rd Ward aldermanic run-off debate between incumbent Alderman Michele Smith and challenger Derek Lindblom on Monday evening, March 25th. The debate, moderated by LCA President Kenneth Dotson, was held at Steppenwolf Theatre with hundreds in attendance.
Attendees were able to hear the candidates discuss neighborhood issues such as crime & public safety, neighborhood schools, property taxes issues, vacant storefronts, constituent services and more. Candidates were also were questioned on city-wide matters including ethics, the pension crisis, alternative sources of revenue, aldermanic prerogative in zoning matters, TIFs, Lincoln Yards and transportation & mobility.
The candidates were also challenged on the negative nature of their campaign and asked to tell the audience what they most admired about their opponent.
J9 Wine Bar Hosts LCA Members
Thanks to Lincoln Central Association member and sponsor J9 Wine Bar for hosting LCA members on Wednesday March 6, at their 1961 N. Halsted Street location for a free wine tasting reception. Manager Morgan Gabrielson paired Chilean Wine with hors d'oeuvres and provided attendees with tasting tips.
We will soon be announcing the next members only event at J9 as well as other benefits exclusively available to LCA members.
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Last night LCA, along with our friends at Wrightwood Neighbors Association, Park West Community Association and the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce, were pleased to sponsor a debate in the runoff election for 43rd Ward Alderman. The debate was held at Steppenwolf Theatre. CAN TV taped the debate for rebroadcast on their network between now and the April 2nd election. You can access the broadcast last night's debate below.Lincoln Central Association, Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce, Park West Community Association and The Wrightwood Neighbors Association host the 43rd Ward Al... ... See MoreSee Less