Lincoln Square

The burglaries took place at restaurants or stores, began around midnight and lasted until past 3 a.m., police said.
Neighbors awoke to FBI agents shouting commands on a bullhorn, then using grenades in a quiet residential area. The local alderperson says the Chicago police district was not informed prior to the action.
During one heist in West Ridge the robber fired a gun at a liquor store staffer but no one was hurt, police said.
Last year, Illinois ranked eighth in the country in dog bite claims. Insurance companies paid more than $61.8 million for 837 dog-related injury claims, with an average payout of $73,797.
Himalayan Sherpa Kitchen in Lincoln Square proudly serves lesser known dishes from Tibet and Nepal, including the popular (and spicy) C Momo: fried dumplings slathered in a savory sauce packed with chiles.
Nicholas Blanke, 39, was ‘dozing off about 3 a.m. Wednesday at Welles Park when he was stabbed in the hand. Chicago police reported no one in custody.
Kali Rynearson allegedly struck cyclist Donald Heggemann on Oct. 23 in a bike lane in Lincoln Square. Rynearson had a blood-alcohol content of 0.20% at the time, police say.
The carjackers used cars to box in their victims’ cars before approaching them Tuesday night in Lake View, Lincoln Square.
So far this month, at least eight Halloween and autumn decoration displays on sidewalks and front porches have been set on fire in the Lincoln Square, North Center and Roscoe Village neighborhoods.
Four fires have been reported in North Center since early October, all breaking out around 3 or 4 a.m. “It’s upsetting to feel like in the middle of the night, out of your control, something like this can happen,” one resident said.
Joanne McSweeney still hopes to sell the bicycle business before she heads to Mexico and Italy for some cycling of her own.
The boy was walking with his guardian when a driver pulled up and grabbed his arm. The boy hit him and broke free.
A City Council committee OKs plan to buy the Diplomat Motel for $2.9 million and use its 40 rooms to help people with mental health and substance abuse issues.
One ordinance would require the city transportation department to “prioritize and incorporate” bike and pedestrian and mass transit improvements when resurfacing arterial streets.
The project will offer lower-cost housing in a wealthy area while preserving some public parking for nearby businesses.
He was grand marshal for 35 years of the annual Steuben Parade celebrating German culture and heritage and was to be honored this weekend at this year’s edition of the parade.
Magic and other circus acts will accompany scoops of gelato at Sideshow Gelato, coming to Lincoln Square next year.
The tentative agreement was reached Thursday night and will cover the more than 200 teaching artists at the school represented under the Old Town Teachers Organization.
“We started with maybe one out of four or five orders where we’d have a back order,” says a co-owner of StitchMine Custom Embroidery in Glenview. “Now, it’s every order.”