Director of games and retail Eric Garneau, chef Aaron McKay, Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin and escape room producer Nathan Allen are opening the Chicago Board Game Cafe in the Margies Candies building.Courtesy of Paul Strabbing

Cards Against Humanity Opening Chicago Board Game Cafe (And 2 Escape Rooms) In Margie’s Candies Building

The cafe, opening Jan. 10, will function like a full-service restaurant/bar. But, unlike a traditional eatery, diners will be able to choose from hundreds of games to play while they eat and drink.

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Sober Living Group Offers Exercise, Community For South Siders Recovering From Substance Use Disorder

Exercise can serve as a powerful metaphor for the recovery process. "Whenever I’m jogging, all I have to do is focus on the next step in front of me," one volunteer said.

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Publican Alums Serving Up Sweet, Savory Treats At Brite Donuts And Baked Goods On Near West Side

From Danish filled with sour cherry cheesecake to chili cream cheese doughnuts, chefs Erika Chan and chef Sieger Bayer hope to offer comfort.

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Free Soul Food Restaurant On West Side Raising Money To Feed People In Need

The free restaurant feeds hundreds each day in an area that lacks healthy, affordable food.