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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
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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.

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The Lunch Bus Shows There Is Such A Thing As A Free Lunch For Children In Need

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is providing free healthy lunches to kids and teens all over the city this summer.

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Al’s Italian Beef In Wicker Park Shutters

Late Wednesday, the phone was disconnected and the neon lights in the window were dark. A spokesman for the chain confirmed the closure.