Steve Huggins, Jeff Skrentny and Larry Krutulis at the 6th anniversary of the Birds & Beers club they founded.

Chicago’s ‘Birds & Beers’ Club, Started On A Lark, Now Unites Thirsty Birders From All Over

"We've obviously filled a niche," said club co-founder Jeff Skrentny. "People want to hang out with similar people with the same interests."

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.