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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Uptown Clothing Line Lawrence & Argyle Celebrates Chicago’s Immigrant Communities

The daughter of Vietnamese refugees, Jennifer Ho's line features shirts with phrases like “Child Of Immigrants” and “We Are All American.”

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Milwaukee Avenue’s Housing Boom Inches North With Big Complex Coming To Former Pierre’s Bakery Spot

Despite Ald. Ramirez-Rosa's wishes, the six-story building will replace the shuttered bakery at 2755 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Man Found Fatally Shot In Logan Square Sunday Was Shot By Uber Driver In 2015

Officers discovered Everardo Custodio in the Foodsmart parking lot at about 2 a.m. Sunday.