Artist Naimah Thomas benefited from Build Coffee's Meal-Based Residency Program. Artwork by Naimah Thomas

Rising Chicago Artists Can Get Exposure — And Food — At Build Coffee’s ‘Meal-Based Residency’ In Woodlawn

Artists have until July 31 to apply to be displayed at the coffee shop — and in exchange, receive three free meals a week for the duration of the show.

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La Catrina Coffee Shop Owners Aim To Sell The Beloved Pilsen Cafe And Move To Mexico

The owners plan to move to Guanajuato City, Mexico, where they’ll open a community space.

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The People’s Stage Brings Karaoke, Community to Chicago Parks: ‘Performing Is Sharing’

This weekend, the most welcoming karaoke crew in town kicks off a tour of Chicago's parks at HornerFest in Ravenswood.

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2 Baby Gorillas At The Lincoln Park Zoo Have Been Named

The newborns' names pay tribute to areas where the zoo does research on ape and chimp groups.