Irma Anthony, 77, of Garfield Park runs Sugar Wugga in the neighborhood. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Packed Garfield Park Valentine’s Market Proves ‘There Is A Lot Of Buying Power On The West Side’

Of the 32 vendors at the market, 80 percent are West Side entrepreneurs. And lots of the small business are being helped by the new sprawling, $34 million food incubator in Garfield Park.

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Schwa Alums Opening B.Y.O.B. Homemade Pasta Shop In Ukrainian Village

Award-winning chef Wilson Bauer and wife Alice Richter are asking neighbors to help them fund the restaurant's finishing touches via a Kickstarter campaign.

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Amazon To Build 40-Acre Distribution Center In Pullman

Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said the new $60 million "fulfillment center" will be open by the fall.

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Burning Bush Brewery Opening Thursday In North Center

After his small church closed, a suburban pastor traded his pulpit for a new calling: Chicago beer.