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.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.