Ricardo Flores, manager at Mi Tierra, said deportation threats create a sense of “paranoia” in Little Village. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

‘Not A Soul On 26th Street’: Sales Drop At Little Village Shops As Threat Of ICE Deportation Sweep Looms

Shop owners on the city's second-highest grossing shopping district are reporting significant hits to their sales. “People are frightened and that stops people from going out," one manager said.

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Plan To Curb Gentrification Along The 606 By Hiking Developer Fines Is Back, Now With More Support Than Ever

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) was drafting a version of the ordinance that would reduce fines to developers, but Ald. Roberto Maldonado said something needed to happen quickly.

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Midwest Coast Brewing Opens On Near West Side With Brother-Sister Team At The Helm

The dog-friendly brewery is owned by Cameron Compton and his sister Lanie Veckman.