The developer behind HGTV's Windy City Rehab is banned from getting new city building permits for a year.Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago/HGTV

Windy City Rehab’s Work In Chicago Over For Now As City Blocks Future Permits Indefinitely

The developer behind the HGTV series has repeatedly violated city rules, and its latest project in the old Miko's Italian Ice building was stopped in May.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Closed South Chicago YMCA Set For Revival With $26 Million Renovation Of Senior Apartments, Community Center

"This was really a hub of activity in the heart of South Chicago until the YMCA closed," the developer said.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Low-Line Market Set To Return With Social-Distancing Guidelines And No Live Music

Lakeview's Low-Line Market is tentatively set to open for the season on June 4, but with strict measures in place to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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

California Clipper Landlord Says He Tried To Help Owner Save Beloved Bar, Hopes It Will Carry On

Landlord Gino Battaglia said bar owner Brendan Sodikoff skipped out on his rent. "It's not about the money. It's a matter of principle," Battaglia said.