Jennifer and Cory Barnes, owners of South Shore Brew (far right), were joined by Ald. Greg Mitchell (7th); Tonya Triche, president, South Shore Chamber of Commerce; and Cory L. Thames, deputy director, Community Engagement at Obama Foundation at the groundbreaking for South Shore Brew.Provided by Jennifer Barnes

South Shore Brew Bringing Community-Focused Cafe To Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Old Office Building

Jennifer and Cory Barnes' cafe will bring coffee, food and job opportunities for young people to 71st and Yates.

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Goose Island Ends Distribution Of Honkers Ale, The Beer That Put It On The Map

Once one of Goose Island's best selling beers, Honkers Ale is now moving to brewpub-only status.

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Joe Moreno’s Bad Behavior ‘An Open Secret’ In 1st Ward, Opponent Says After Alderman’s Ex-Aide Accuses Him Of Sexual Harassment

One of Moreno's ex-aides claims the alderman once asked his staffers to take their shirts off at a bar for a pay raise "contest." Meanwhile Moreno blasted the "absurd, false charges."

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Huge ‘Marry Me’ In Maggie Daley Park That Captured Downtown’s Attention (And Heart) Was ‘A Labor Of Love’

The massive proposal took six hours of clearing snow, said newly minted fiance Bob Lempa.