Akhirah's Praline Candy, Beignets and Coffee, owned by Arron Muhammad, is one of the restaurants participating in Taste of Black Chicago this weekend. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Taste Of Black Chicago Brings 50 Black-Owned Businesses Together This Weekend

Organizers of the 2nd annual event expect to welcome hundreds of foodies to Chatham Saturday.

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Jerry Garcia-Themed Jazz Venue To Open In Early 2020 In West Loop

The West Loop venue will be themed around Garcia, who died in 1995 at age 53, and will be a seated, traditional jazz club with performances six nights a week.

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Whitney Young Teacher Carjacked Outside High School Tuesday Morning

A teenager got into the teacher's car around 8 a.m., took her purse and phone and then stole the car.

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Here’s A List Of What Lori Lightfoot Pledged To Tackle As Chicago’s New Mayor

Lori Lightfoot laid out an ambitious plan to take on some of Chicago's biggest issues.