Sweet Rice has closed. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Sweet Rice Shutters, Snappy Mobil Will Be Next: ‘We Are Sad, It Was A Long Time,’ Gas Station Manager Says

The closures are happening because a developer plans to demolish the strip mall and replace it with a seven-story, 123-unit apartment building.

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Who Needs Instruments, Anyway? Grant Park Chorus Brings A Capella Series To South Shore Cultural Center

The chorus will make a stop in South Shore for its "In the Parks" a capella series, celebrating works written by women — including a commissioned piece from award-winning composer Lori Laitman.

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Realtor Tasked With Selling Austin’s Iconic Pink House Is Now Fighting To Keep Family In Their Home

The owners of the pink house on Central Avenue started a GoFundMe to raise the money to repair the house and prevent it from being torn down.