Marie Kondo of Netflix's "Tidying Up." Denise Crew/Netflix

Marie Kondo Has Everyone ‘Tidying Up,’ And Chicago’s Thrift Stores Are Reaping the Rewards

Chicagoans are purging their closets and homes, but all that stuff has to go somewhere.

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Chicago’s Unique Bricks, Once Hidden From View And Shunned, Now Front And Center

Chicago's local "common" brick has gone from shabby to chic, and some of the city's most acclaimed architects are on the forefront of a masonry revival.

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Baby Missing After Last Being Seen With Grandpa In Kenwood, Police Say

Kaydense Brooks was last seen Monday in the 4700 block of South Greenwood Avenue, police said.

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A ‘Lack Of Hope’ Permeates Chicago’s Cyclist Community After Another Fatal Bike Crash On Stony Island

Lee Luellen, 40, became the third Chicago cyclist killed this fall on a stretch of road where aldermen rejected bike lanes in the past.