(from left) Kelly Marie Thompson, owner of Fleur, and Mary Nisi, owner of Ampersand co-working and DJ company Toast and Jam, are behind the new event series.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

‘Ladies Of Logan Square’ Events Aim To Unite, Empower Neighborhood’s Small Business Owners

"There [are] a lot of women who own awesome businesses in Logan Square. ... This is a great way to get those people in front of more people," co-founder Mary Nisi said.

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Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Square Parking Spots Get A Green Makeover For A Day — And Firm Hopes To Make It Permanent

"You get the great benefit of having trees and shrubs as opposed to concrete and flood water," the owner of the design firm said. "It would go a long way in making Logan Square a greener place."

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Watch ‘The Voice’ Alum Meagan McNeal Wow CTA Green Line Riders With An Impromptu House Performance

The South Side mother of two performed DJ Dennis Ferrer's "Hey Hey," with her baby boy in a sling, delighting CTA passengers.

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2,200 Nurses Strike At U of Chicago Hospital Over Short Staffing, Patient Safety

The hospital is on full bypass, asking ambulances to take patients to other hospitals.