Akhirah's Praline Candy, Beignets and Coffee, owned by Arron Muhammad, is one of the restaurants participating in Taste of Black Chicago this weekend. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Akhirah’s In South Loop Celebrates New Orleans Flavors And Black Entrepreneurship

It's barbells and beignets for this personal trainer-turned-baker.

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Here’s What To Expect At The ‘Big Lebowski’ Pop-Up Bar Opening Above The Rookery

Creative cocktails made by Alex Brick will include three spins on White Russians and a Bunny Toe with a candy toe.

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Vigil At Lane Tech High On Friday Will Honor Slain Security Guard Jemel Roberson

The vigil will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday on the north side of Lane Tech's stadium at 2601 W. Addison St.