The Ark at 1302 N. Milwaukee Ave. [Block Club Chi/Alisa Hauser]

After 26 Years In Wicker Park, The Ark Thrift Store Closing This Month

“The sign on the door says ‘lost our lease,’ but we could have renewed it. Rent always goes up," the store's owner said. "It is very difficult these days to make a profit as a thrift store."

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Convicted Of A Weed Crime? Expungement Clinic Aims To Help People Clear Their Records In West Loop This Weekend

During the clinic, volunteer attorneys will be on hand to provide free legal advice and begin the record-clearing and expungement process.

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After 40 Years, Pilsen’s Latina Mothers Look Back On The Long Fight To Build A High School

The 1979 La Esperanza mural was created to commemorate the fight for Benito Juarez High School to be built. Now, a new plaque, exhibit and comic book aim to honor the mural and the story the behind it.