Multiple businesses at the strip mall at 2845 W. Irving Park Rd. closed after the fire.Photo by Alex V. Hernandez

Strip Mall Fire Forces Closure Of Churro Waffle, Other Irving Park Businesses

The fire impacted a restaurant, nail salon, martial arts gym, physical therapy center and dental office.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations of the cross in Pilsen.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."