(from left) Owner/operator Chris Huizar, executive chef Matt Skolarus and general manager Nick Barone teamed up to open Merchant.Provided

Italian Fried Rice Balls, Chorizo Ravioli On The Menu At Merchant, Opening Saturday In Logan Square

The owners said they're hoping to create a "Cheers"-like atmosphere, where both the conversations and the drinks are flowing each night.

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Anyone Who Receives Government Assistance Can Now Get A Big Discount On The Internet In Chicago

The Internet Essentials program is making it so anyone who participates in at least one government assistance program can get discounted broadband in Chicago.

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Little Victories, A New Bar And Restaurant In Former Anthem Space On Division Street, Opening Soon

The Wicker Park sports bar is gone, and the new place will now be "more in in-line with the neighborhood evolution over the past 10 years," an owner said this week.