Rosa Chavez, 67, works in the backroom of Chavez Jewelry. The shop which has been open since 1984 will close Oct. 31. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Chavez Jewelry Closing After 34 Years in Pilsen, Owner Cites Rising Rent: ‘I Can’t Afford It Anymore’

"Everything I’ve made, everything that I’ve built has been this place, but now I’m losing it," the 67-year-old owner said.

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Wisconsin Is Back On Chicago’s Quarantine List: ‘Think Twice About Going To Wisconsin Right Now’

The order means anyone coming from Wisconsin to Chicago must quarantine for 14 days, though there are exceptions for people commuting for work.

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Pot Shop Applicants Getting 2nd Chance To Try To Get Illinois Licenses After Protests, Lawsuits

The change comes after weeks of criticism, protests and mounting lawsuits over how the state awarded points.