Dr. Shalin Shakya is one of two co-owners of Vajra, a Nepalese-Indian restaurant that opened Feb. 14 in West Town. Shakya is a Nepalese immigrant and a practicing physician in Ohio.

Vajra Brings Authentic Nepalese-Indian Food To West Town — And Don’t Call It Fusion

Vajra is now open at 1329 W. Chicago Ave. in West Town.

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With Summer Fest Canceled, South Shore SSA Floats Ideas To Prop Up Businesses Hard Hit By Coronavirus

Ideas for the $123,000 in available funds included a delivery service, a website promoting businesses and paying restaurants to feed first responders.

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Basketball Rims Removed From 21st Ward Parks After Alderman Spots Crowded Court: ‘People Are Dying’

The South Side ward has one of the highest numbers of coronavirus cases in the city, but people were still crowding an Auburn Gresham basketball court Tuesday.

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With No Testing Sites On The West Side And Mask Shortages, Hospitals And Neighborhood Leaders Ask For Help

Communities vulnerable to COVID-19 are asking the city and state for testing, masks, and supplies to relieve deep health disparities faced by black residents.