With the weather getting nicer, Lincoln Park is a great neighborhood to explore when you want to escape downtown. These three Lincoln Park events will help you get started.
May 11, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Bridgeview Bank, 1970 N. Halsted St.
Admission: $40 in advance or $50 at the door
If you don’t know where to start exploring in Chicago always go find the alcohol. With Lincoln Park Uncorked the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce has set up a beautiful stroll through Armitage Avenue and Halsted Street where you can explore some of the great businesses, restaurants, and bars while sampling wine from Vin Chicago.
May 13, 10 a.m.
Nature Boardwalk kiosk by Café Brauer, 2021 N. Stockton Dr.
The animals aren’t the only thing to marvel at when you visit the Lincoln Park Zoo. They live in an incredible habitat and every second Saturday until October 14 the Zoo’s horticulture department demonstrates how they keep the gardens beautiful, explain new flowers blooming, and expound on the changing landscape.
May 13, 6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St.
Walking all of Lincoln Park will cause some serious stomach grumbles, so take advantaged of all the good eats at the Lincoln Park Zoo Food Truck Social. Explore the zoo after hours while munching on dishes from Bombay Wraps, Carnivale, Happy Lobster, Jerk, Gino’s Steak Truck Chicago, and more. There will also be drinks, a DJ, and other fun activities.