In business since 1990, Wood Street Laundry & Cleaners will close on August 15.Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Wood Street Laundromat Will Shutter Next Week After More Than 25 Years In East Village

After Wood Street Laundry & Cleaners closes for good next Wednesday, the space will be converted into a catering kitchen for adjacent Koko's Mediterranean Grill, co-owner Ted Kokoris said.

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Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

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Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

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Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.