Booksellers Mary Mollman, left, and Javier Ramirez, right, are partnering up to open Madison Street Books in West Loop next year.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Book Store Veterans Team Up To Bring Community-Focused Madison Street Books To Booming West Loop

From New York Times bestsellers to lesser-known authors, booksellers Mary Mollman and Javier Ramirez aim to offer a diverse selection of books for children and adults and events for West Loop residents.

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Cops Who Break Rules Will Get Fired, Lightfoot Says: ‘Some Of The Things We’ve Seen Aren’t Honest Mistakes’

"We will find you, we will identify you and we will strip you of your police powers," Lightfoot said.

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City Sending Security Teams, Trucks To Neighborhood Business Strips For Protection This Weekend, Lightfoot Says

The moves are part of "an effort to prevent the widespread violence and destruction we've seen" in recent days, Lightfoot said.

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On 13th Anniversary, Center On Halsted’s Windows Boarded Up Due To Anti-LGBTQ Threats: ‘This Is Not What We Created Here’

The Center On Halsted received anonymous, anti-LGBTQ threats saying "you're next" and that people were coming to "bust the windows out," CEO Modesto Tico Valle said.