Former employees of Stanley's Fruits and Vegetables were approached by a manager at a nearby Whole Foods two days after Stanley's abruptly closed and let go of the staff. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Chicago Businesses Step Up To Help Longtime Stanley’s Workers After Market’s Closure: ‘You Don’t Feel As Hopeless’

Representatives from Moreno's Liquors, Whole Foods and Akira showed up to give workers job applications as they picked up their final checks.

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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.