After running the saloon for nearly 40 years, Quencher’s owner Earle Johnson is ready to retire. [Block Club Chicago/Alisa Hauser]

Quencher’s Closing In June, Set To Become Medical Office

Since 1979, Quenchers has been known for its free popcorn, lengthy craft and international beer list and live music at the corner of Western and Fullerton along the Bucktown and Logan Square border.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.