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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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.