Left to right: Tony Ladde, Sue Stoker, Tom Stoker and Michael Stoker in The Godfather's Famous Pizza restaurant in Uptown. Mark Schipper/ Block Club Chicago

Godfather’s Famous Pizza Is Closing After 52 Years In Uptown: ‘Rent Is Skyrocketing’

“I tried to save it because of what it was," owner Sue Stoker said. "I drive for Lyft on the side and I’ve been pouring that money back into here. But it’s not enough.”

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5 Robberies At Gunpoint Reported On Near West Side, Police Say

The most recent robbery happened in the 2400 block of West Warren Boulevard Dec. 3, police said.

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South Shore Will Finally Have A Grocery Store When Local Market Opens Wednesday

The new Local Market in Jeffery Plaza will open at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The first 500 customers will receive a free grocery bag of food.

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Aldermen Would Have To Actually Show Up For Committee Meetings To Proceed Under New Proposal

Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's (11th) plan to require taking attendance at committee meetings would reverse decades of tradition at City Hall.