Ardy Taveerasert, aka Mr. Flower & Mr. Ping Pong, behind the counter of his store in fall 2017. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

The Only Place In Chicago You Could Play Ping Pong, Rent U-Hauls And Buy Flowers Has Closed

After rent was doubled, the owner of Mr. Flower and Mr. Ping Pong said it was time to move on – possibly to a new spot in the neighborhood.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Theatre Closes Again As Hollywood Runs Out Of New Movies To Send Its Way

The theater reopened just three weeks ago after a five-month-long coronavirus shutdown, but now owners say they don't have enough films to screen.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Collapsed Wicker Park Home Will Be Rebuilt, Realtor Says

The initial plan was to preserve the exterior and rehab the interior, but now, the entire home will be rebuilt, a realtor told Block Club.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Candyality To Close Andersonville Shop, Consolidate Into Lakeview Location To ‘Survive’ Coronavirus

Candyality is at least the fourth Andersonville small business to close due to the coronavirus.