A "no trespassing" sign was put up at Vice District Brewing's South Loop taproom.Sam Hulick/Facebook

Vice District Brewing Closes South Loop Taproom While Facing Eviction: ‘We’re Not Throwing In The Towel’

The brewery is co-owned Curtis Tarver II, who was elected state representative last fall in the 25th District, which covers much of the South Side's lakefront neighborhoods.

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Publican Alums Serving Up Sweet, Savory Treats At Brite Donuts And Baked Goods On Near West Side

From Danish filled with sour cherry cheesecake to chili cream cheese doughnuts, chefs Erika Chan and chef Sieger Bayer hope to offer comfort.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Free Soul Food Restaurant On West Side Raising Money To Feed People In Need

The free restaurant feeds hundreds each day in an area that lacks healthy, affordable food.

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Saturday Is ‘Fiesta Mexicana Day,’ Honoring Uptown’s Oldest Restaurant

Peruvian immigrant Lucy Matthew opened Fiesta Mexicana on Broadway in 1979. Her daughter, Tania D'Agostino, now owns the restaurant.