Johnny Veliotis, right, opened his bar and restaurant on 35th Street in 1970. His son Pete, left, helped run the business since Johnny's death in 2017.Mark Konkol/DNAinfo

Johnny O’s Hot Dog Stand Reopens In Bridgeport — At Least For Now

Owner Peter Veliotis opens up on what caused him to abruptly shut down the Bridgeport institution last month ... and how long the business might survive.

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Man Behind Bucktown’s Frank’s Barber Shop Dies, Leaving Behind A Legacy Of Kindness, Community

From white flight to gang violence to gentrification, the neighborhood changed a lot since the 1960s. But Frank Burgos was a "mainstay."

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Revamped Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Accepting Applications With A Priority On South And West Sides

Improvements allow the grant to cover up to 100 percent of project costs for locally-owned businesses that hire from the neighborhood.

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Chef’s Special, New Spot From Giant Team, Bringing Chinese Food And Craft Cocktails To Bucktown

Take a look inside Chef's Special, the latest spot from chef Jason Vincent which opens Wednesday on Western Avenue.