General Manager Brad Hoffman, left, Kacy Middleton, center, Bobby Middleton, right, and Kevin Heisner, not pictured, are set to open the Penny Whistle this spring in Pilsen. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

The Penny Whistle — A Bar And Music Venue — Hopes To Open In Pilsen This Spring: ‘A Good, Neighborhood Bar. Not A Pretentious Place’

The owners are turning the former Tito's Hacienda at 1854 S. Blue Island Ave. into their dream spot — complete with a pair of vintage bars.

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Chicago Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract By Wide Margin

The final margin was 81 percent to 19 percent with 80 percent of schools reporting late Friday.

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Emergency Shoreline Stabilization Work To Battle Rising Lake Begins Monday In Rogers Park

The city will spend millions to fortify the Far North Side's shoreline after early winter storms accelerated erosion.

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Redline VR’s Bar Now Has Chicago Beer

Redline VR hosted a grand opening Thursday night to celebrate the bar being fully stocked and open.