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- Wicker Park Meeting About Lincoln Yards Canceled — Because Sterling Bay Never Agreed To It In The First Place February 18, 2019CHICAGO — A group of Wicker Park neighbors were frustrated Friday after a community meeting to discuss the planned 55-acre Lincoln Yards development was canceled — but developer Sterling Bay said they never agreed to the meeting in the first place. Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) announced on Friday that a meeting, originally scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at […]
- Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century February 18, 2019NORTH CENTER — Few things scream “Chicago” like a row of two-flats. They’re one of the most common housing types in the city, said Adam Rubin, the Chicago Architecture Museum’s director of interpretation. They’ve been popular for a century and played a key role in the history of Chicago’s immigrant communities. And you can’t find […]
- Education A Top Priority For Chicago Voters Focused On Ending Racial Inequity: Survey February 15, 2019Get more in-depth, daily coverage of Chicago politics at The Daily Line CHICAGO — Voters concerned about racial inequity in Chicago picked education as their top area of concern, according to a survey of more than 2,000 Chicagoans conducted by a coalition of groups. Voters ranked a suggestion that candidates back policies to assign a […]
- What’s The Worst Pothole In Chicago? Send Us Your Photos And We’ll Try To Get Them Fixed February 15, 2019CHICAGO — Pothole season is in full swing, messing up city roads — and commutes. And tires. And hubcaps. And axles. The year’s wacky, quickly changing weather means roads are in rough shape, full of cracks and gnarly potholes that can damage cars, splatter coffee and make even bus drivers swerve. And getting the city […]
- Chicago Needs 1,000 More Election Judges — And Soon February 14, 2019CHICAGO — With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, some neighborhoods in Chicago are facing a major shortage of election judges. Across the city’s 50 wards, precincts in 24 wards still need two or more election judges, Jim Allen, a spokesman with the Chicago Board of Elections, told Block Club Tuesday. About […]
- Falling Ice Expected Thursday — And It Could Have Deadly Consequences For People Walking Outside February 14, 2019DOWNTOWN — People walking outside Thursday might have to dodge falling ice. The day’s warm temperatures mean there’s a risk of plummeting ice from Chicago’s buildings. And that ice, which can fall or slide off in sheets and chunks, can cause serious injury and death — and officials have closed some Downtown sidewalks to protect […]
- Ice Trees Are Everywhere As Freezing Rain Covers Chicago In A Slick Blanket February 12, 2019CHICAGO — Chicagoans woke up to a city covered in ice Tuesday morning. Monday night’s freezing rain, which lasted from about 6 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, produced a layer of ice on everything from our street signs to our trees. It’s what happens when rain drops that are either near freezing or below freezing […]
- Chicago Is Still Nation’s Most Corrupt Big City, New Report Says February 12, 2019Get more in-depth, daily coverage of Chicago politics at The Daily Line. CITY HALL — Chicago is once again the most corrupt city in the country, according to a new report by University of Illinois at Chicago professor and former Ald. Dick Simpson. In 2017, there were 25 public corruption convictions in the Northern District of Illinois, which […]
- Need A Romantic Movie For Valentine’s Day? ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Is Chicago’s Favorite, Report Says February 12, 2019DOWNTOWN — Chicagoans looking for a fairytale romance — or a movie about one, at the least — might choose Disney this Valentine’s Day. Chicagoans are more into “Beauty and the Beast” than other people tend to be, according to a new report from Streaming Observer. The 1991 animated movie follows a French girl, Belle, […]
- North Side Restaurant Diners Keep Getting Their Phones Stolen By A Guy Asking For Donations, Police Say February 11, 2019CHICAGO — Restaurant patrons in Lincoln Park and the Near North Side have been targeted by a cellphone thief nine times since the end of January, police said. The man walks up to people eating inside restaurants, then distracts them by giving them paperwork to solicit donations, according to a Chicago Police Community Alert. While […]
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.
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- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, May 14, 2019 – LCA Monthly Zoning Meeting
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- 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
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LCA NEWSLETTER WINS ANOTHER AWARD
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