A rendering of the 2-story, 40,000 REI store at 905 W. Eastman St. that aims to open early next year.[CallisonRKTL for REI] 

REI Bringing Kayak And Paddleboard Rentals To North Branch Of Chicago River

The riverfront store in Goose Island aims to open by early next year. It will have dedicated parking for cars and bikes, plus an outdoor patio.

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Take A Peek Inside Cards Against Humanity’s Chicago Board Game Cafe (It’s Open!)

The cafe's vault is packed with more than 300 games. Find out which games are on tap.

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How Can Businesses Better Serve Trans Workers And Customers? Andersonville Shops Unite To Learn How

Saturday's workshop will help businesses improve customer service and workplace inclusivity for the transgender community.

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SBK Dog Club Brings Cage-Free Boarding, Grooming, Walking Services To Wicker Park

Cage-free boarding helps dogs feel more comfortable during overnight boarding, SBK co-owner Lana Akhmedova said.