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Farmers Markets Are Back in Chicago After Record Sales in 2020

Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the shopping experience at Chicago-area farmers markets, and as the 2021 season kicked off this month,...

‘Revolutionary Hillbilly’ Hy Thurman on His New Memoir

In the movie Judas and the Black Messiah, Fred Hampton gives a speech declaring that “Chicago’s the most segregated city in America. Not Shreveport....

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Home

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Home The most common insect that gets into your home are ants. While they are a nuisance, they...

Palestinian Cuisine Pops Up Inside a Wicker Park Pub

A new Palestinian-influenced pop-up restaurant from a trio of Chicago service industry members debuts for dine-in and takeout Wednesday inside a Wicker...

Dom’s Kitchen & Market, the Niche Grocer and Mini-Food Hall, Gets an Opening Date

Dom’s Kitchen & Market, the niche grocer that’s packing a mini-food hall of sorts with a coffeeshop, has an opening date. Dom’s...

Open Streets Dining Returns This Weekend to Lakeview

Outdoor street dining returns this weekend at two Lakeview locations as the city brings back its Open Streets program, its effort that...

I Tried a Power Plate Workout and Didn’t Fall Off

I would never call myself an athlete. It’s true that a few years ago I rode a bicycle a hundred miles in one day,...

Explore Logan Square’s Newest Brewery Taproom

Logan Square’s seventh brewery opened last week with plenty of beer and tacos, plus a large back patio. This is the second...

New York-Style Pizzeria Replaces Fabled Lakeview Bacon Den Paddy Long’s

Paddy Long’s, the Lakeview bar that’s served craft beer and bacon to customers since 2007, is the latest Chicago establishment to make...

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601 West Randolph Tops Off, Parties Hardy

Written By Editor on May 16, 2021 In an event full of that special combination of suits and hardhats that makes bankers pose for selfies,...

Trib Condos Creep Closer to Completion

Written By Editor on May 16, 2021 The effort to transform the Tribune Tower into a passel of fancy-schmancy condominiums continues on the edge of...

Chicago Tribune Fills Vacant Dining Critic Position

In January, the sky was falling: Chicago, the home of the James Beard Awards and the third-largest American city — where 24...

4 a.m. Bars Return in Chicago This Weekend, Mask Mandate Lifts

For many, today — May 14 — represents a historic day for Chicago and the rest of the country. The city and...

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