(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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Pilsen Nonprofit’s $20 Million Affordable Housing Development Approved By City Committee

If approved by City Council, the Resurrection Project will build 37 affordable apartments at the corner of 19th and Racine.

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Logan Square All-Affordable Apartments Score City Council Approval Despite Ald. Lopez’s Push To Stall Project

Ald. Ray Lopez said people called his South Side ward office to speak out against the proposal, but the zoning change was ultimately granted.

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Wicker Park Woman Attempts To Hula Hoop For 100 Hours To Break World Record While Raising $10,000 For Mental Health

"If you want to do something weird [in Chicago], people will come out in heaps to see you," said Jenny Doan, 29, of Wicker Park.