Bar manager Denisse Soto and owner Mike Moreno Jr. behind the bar in Osito's Tap, opening Saturday in Little Village. Jackie Serrato/ Block Club Chicago

Moreno’s Liquors Family Opens Osito’s Tap Speakeasy, First New Little Village Bar In Decades

The speakeasy, once an underground bookie joint, will serve a wide variety of Latin American-made spirits, including hundreds of Mexican mezcals and tequilas.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.