Chef Riccardo Michi aims to open a new restaurant in the old Vera wine bar space. Mauricio Peña/Block Club Chicago

Chef Riccardo Michi Opening New Eatery In Old Vera Spot In The West Loop

The space at Lake and Carpenter has remained vacant since Vera closed its doors last year.

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

Ald. Cardenas Giving Away 2,000 Turkeys To Families In Need Wednesday Evening In McKinley Park

The giveaway was made possible after Cardenas and businesses the 12th Ward raised more than $40,000.

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Police Release Images Of Man They Say Burglarized Avalon Park Home

The burglary happened Friday in the 8400 block of South Kimbark Avenue.

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Gigi’s Kitchen, A Casual American Eatery With Latin Flair, Replaces AMK In Bucktown

Gigi Downing is aiming to open in early December. "It will look like a nice bright day in Brazil," she said of the playful, fresh and bright space.