David Schaplowsky, right, pours a shot of Malort for a customer at Web Pub, 2026 W. Webster Ave., in Bucktown. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Couple Buys And Rescues Burke’s Web Pub In Bucktown: ‘We Didn’t Want Someone To Turn It Into A Starbucks’

The bar at 2026 W. Webster Ave. opened in the 1940s as Club Gardenia.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

It’s Time To Make Juneteenth An Official City Holiday, Ald. Says: ‘Black History Is American History’

Juneteenth — or June 19 — marks the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, and should be celebrated citywide, supporters say.

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

Park District Shuts Down Humboldt Park Advisory Council After Fights, Threats And Chaotic Election: ‘This Is Not OK’

The group is supposed to organize Easter egg hunts and park activities. Instead, they've been sparring about gentrification.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

How Can We Improve Food Access In Chicago And Beyond? Food Policy Summit Brings Experts Together In South Shore

Activists Malik Yakini of Detroit and Navina Khanna of Oakland will headline the 15th annual summit Friday at South Shore Cultural Center.