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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Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.

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The Silver Room Extending Its Stay In Wicker Park — As Long As The Community Supports It

Eric Williams will maintain The Silver Room's Wicker Park location -- so long as business flows.