Churchill Were (right) helping regular customers Susan Kloss and her husband, Jason.MIna Bloom/Block Club Chicago

As Humboldt Park Corner Store Closes, Owner Blames Gentrification-Fueled Rent Hike — But Landlord Disputes That

The landlord and his tenant are at odds, with one saying the other owes thousands of dollars. The corner store will nevertheless close by the end of this month.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Hundreds Watch Stations Of The Cross In Pilsen As Via Crucis Good Friday Tradition ‘Brings People Together’

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations of the cross in Pilsen.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."