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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Movies In The Park 2020 Is Happening — With Masks, Social Distancing And Capacity Limits

The series, which shows free movies in parks across the city, will run from Monday through September 11 with 45 free outdoor screenings playing every weekday — with a maximum of 100 people allowed at each park.

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New Roots Handmade Pizza Opens in Printers Row

The new location is Roots' fourth restaurant in the city.

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Protesters Decry ICE, Condemn New Rules Targeting International Students: ‘I Just Don’t Think It’s Fair To Them’

A new immigration rule could affect tens of thousands of international students in Chicago alone, potentially forcing them to transfer schools or leave the country.