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."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Commuter-Focused Target Opens On Wicker Park’s Division Street

The store offers no parking spaces and aims to capture foot traffic from people walking to and from the nearby "L" station.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Public Can Weigh In On National Teachers Academy High School Plan Tonight

The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 3241 S. Federal St.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Sears Signs At Shuttered Six Corners Store Removed Wednesday Night

Plans for a mixed-use development with retail and residential components at the former Sears still haven't been filed with the city.