City Cast
September 22, 2022

Let's Peel Back the Layers of Lincoln Park

Listener Andie Linker grew up in Lincoln Park and loves the expansive green spaces throughout the area. Her parents have been residents for decades and are known for throwing one of the best neighborhood block parties. Andie reached out to City Cast Chicago because she says while she loves her community, she believes it’s important to acknowledge and repair the long history of gentrification, displacement, and erasure. Host Jacoby Cochran visits Oz Park in Lincoln Park with Andie to learn more about her personal history, love for the neighborhood, and her favorite things to see, do, and eat in Lincoln Park and Old Town.


Spots Andie recommends:

Annette’s Italian Ice

Pasta Palazzo

Cedar Palace

Batter & Berries

Pequod’s

Lincoln Park Conservatory

Lincoln Park Zoo

The Second Child

Second City

Zanies Comedy Club


A little bit of news: Catch up on what City Council did on Wednesday.


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