Executive Chef Mari Katsumura will bring Yūgen, a contemporary Japanese fine dining experience, to the West Loop this fall.Yugen Chicago/ Facebook

West Loop Restaurant Rundown: Yūgen Preps For Fall Opening And Starbucks’ Princi Opens

Plus: Poutine perfection at McDonald’s and another omakase coming to the West Loop.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Hundreds Watch Stations Of The Cross In Pilsen As Via Crucis Good Friday Tradition ‘Brings People Together’

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations of the cross in Pilsen.

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

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."