Sea & Olive, 1938 W. Division St., opened last week.Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

On The Day Turkish Forces Attacked Kurds, A Kurdish Attorney Opens Restaurant In Wicker Park

"It's bittersweet," Metin Serbest said of the timing of his restaurant opening. "The important thing is to be a part of the community."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

16-Story Hotel Between Alhambra Palace And City Winery Approved By Key City Commission

In addition to the new hotel, the city's Plan Commission also approved an 11-story apartment building across the street from nearby Union Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Work Begins To Turn Wilson Men’s Hotel In Uptown Into $1,000 Micro-Apartments

The former single-room occupancy building will be called Wilson Club and include 76 micro apartments.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Prison Separation Gets Even Harder During The Holidays, So This West Side Ministry Is Bringing Families Together

Celestial Ministries drives families downstate to visit incarcerated loved ones and organizes a gift drive for children with a parent in prison.