The American agave plant at the Garfield Park Conservatory in February. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

38-Foot-Tall Agave Plant Begins Death Blossom At Garfield Park Conservatory After More Than 50 Years

PHOTOS: The American agave, nicknamed Maya, blooms only once before it dies. And that's happening right now.

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Armed Robbers Steal Cash, Liquor And Cigarettes From Albany Park 7-Eleven, Police Say

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez said robberies have been reported at 7-Elevens in several police districts recently.

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Schwa Alums Opening B.Y.O.B. Homemade Pasta Shop Flour Power In Ukrainian Village

Award-winning chef Wilson Bauer and wife Alice Richter are asking neighbors to help them fund the restaurant's finishing touches via a Kickstarter campaign.

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Amazon To Build 40-Acre Distribution Center In Pullman

Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said the new $60 million "fulfillment center" will be open by the fall.