Long home to Barry’s Drugs, the storefront at 1370 N. Milwaukee Ave. is currently empty. The owners of neighboring Emporium Arcade Bar want to expand their arcade into the former pharmacy and eventually add a marijuana dispensary, if laws permit it. [Block Club Chicago/Alisa Hauser]

Modern Cannabis Wants To Add Wicker Park Location In Former Barry’s Drugs

The Wicker Park storefront could also be home to an expanded Emporium Arcade Bar.

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Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

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Concrete From CTA Wall Falls And Crushes Two Cars

The concrete was from a retaining wall and there are no reported injuries.

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Field Museum Researchers Remade A 1,000-Year-Old Peruvian Beer After Analyzing Ceramic Artifacts

An ale inspired by the ancient beer will be released in Chicago stores and bars this summer.