With her attorney Dimitrios G. Christopoulos standing behind her, an earnest Happy Village owner Cherlyn Pilch urges the crowd to have an open mind about her plan to sell the bar. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Happy Village Sale And Renovation Gets Support Of Neighbors After Retiring Owner Makes Her Pitch

"I am the one that kept that bar stable for 55 years," said Cherlyn Pilch, who needs city approval to transfer her liquor license.

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Family Of Man Who Died Inside Lakeview Jewel-Osco Files Wrongful Death Suit

Eugenio Escriba, 55, died inside the store at 3531 N. Broadway on November 20 after being detained by Jewel personnel for alleged shoplifting.