Passion for Happy Village was evident on Monday, as supporters came out to hear the plans for the mainstay bar's future. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Happy Village Sale And Rehab Draws Passionate But Divided Reaction From Bar’s Fans

"A lot of people have strong feelings about this bar, for understandable reasons and I do, too. I just think people need to be realistic," said East Village Association president Michael VanDam.

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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.