Dominic Darabi with flowers and cards of sympathy for his dog, Kohl. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Beloved Wicker Park ‘Shop Dog’ Dies, Leaving Longtime Retailer, Community Heartbroken

A shrine of flowers and condolence cards are placed where Kohl usually sat. "You can tell how much he loved him,” one neighbor said.

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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 stages of the cross in Pilsen.

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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."