Left to Right: Clint Bautz, Lake Effect Brewing’s owner, and Eric Ullrich, Lake Effect's brewer.Alex Hernandez / Block Club Chicago

As Lake Effect Brewing Awaits Firehouse Takeover, It’s Brewing Up Some Exotic Collaborations

The brewery is making beers with BBQ rub from Gale Street Inn, cakes from Fannie's Cafe, chai from Mango Pickle, rose tips from the Chicago Botanic Garden and more.

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What Should Chicago’s New Piping Plover Chicks Be Named? A Contest Is Taking Suggestions

Suggested names for Monty and Rose's new chicks must reflect Chicago's "heritage, culture and diversity," according to the birder group.

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Replay Andersonville Shuts Down Temporarily After Waiter Tests Positive For Coronavirus

"We should all expect it at some point, that someone tests positive," the owner of Replay said. "By being intelligent about it, we can live with the virus."