A "sidewalk closed" sign sits inches away from Peace of Pizza's front door in Beverly. The restaurant has been closed since last Wednesday, when Metra started construction on a nearby railway crosswalk.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

New Beverly Pizza Restaurant That Aims To Fund Programs For Englewood School Derailed By Metra Construction

"This has slowed everything down. I've got bread growing mold, sausages and vegetables going bad," said Tamar Manasseh, founder of Mothers Against Senseless Killings.

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Nighthawk Can Serve Liquor Again After Bar Patrons Pay Off Nearly $10,000 In City Fines Through GoFundMe

The Albany Park bar had to stop selling booze after racking up steep fines from the city. But its fans stepped up to bail them out.

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Welcome Back Lounge Bringing ’70s Vibes And Comfort Food To Logan Square

The owners of The Whale and The Vig are behind the new spot, which celebrates "our school house years of the 70s and 80s.”

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After City Rejects 500-Unit West Loop Project, Developer Surprises With New Plan — But Burnett Isn’t On Board

One leader called the last-minute changes to the plan "unacceptable." The developer now aims to build two buildings near Union Park.